Cadwalader's leading energy and commodities team has wide-ranging and
extensive experience in all forms of complex transactional, litigation and
regulatory matters involving energy and commodities, including the power,
oil and gas, biofuels, renewable energy, agriculture, metals and derivatives
sectors. We provide counsel to leading U.S. and international financial institutions,
investors; oil, power and gas companies, producers, and developers; industrial
and commercial customers; trade associations; hedge funds; commodity marketers;
and exchanges and clearing organizations.
With attorneys located in New York, Washington, DC, London and Houston,
we offer clients practical insights into the evolving regulatory,
business, and legal issues affecting the global energy and commodities markets.
Many of the leading lawyers who comprise the team were previously affiliated
with the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, state public utility
commissions, and commodity trading businesses, giving them unique insight into,
and knowledge of, this increasingly competitive and regulated industry.
As one of the oldest law firms in the United States, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, founded
in downtown New York in 1792, is proud of more than 200 years of service to many of the world's
most prestigious institutions. Our rich history and participation in many of the most significant
social, economic, and legal issues accompanying the growth of the U.S. have led us to also
become one of the world's most prominent law firms, with influence that has expanded around the
globe as we advise clients with interests in Europe, South America, and the Pacific Rim. With
more than 500 attorneys in eight offices — New York, London, Charlotte, Washington, Houston, Beijing,
Hong Kong and Brussels — we offer clients innovative solutions to legal and financial issues in
a wide range of areas, including antitrust, banking, business fraud, corporate finance,
corporate governance, energy and commodities, environmental, healthcare, insolvency, insurance,
intellectual property, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, private wealth,
real estate, regulation, securitization, structured finance, and tax matters.