For nearly two centuries, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP has been known as one of the world’s preeminent law firms. Each of our practice areas is highly regarded, and our lawyers are widely recognized for their commitment to the representation of our clients’ interests in the United States and internationally.
Cravath’s litigators are routinely called upon to represent clients in many of the largest and most complex litigations in federal and state courts across the United States, in domestic and international arbitrations, before administrative agencies and regulatory authorities and in virtually every other type of proceeding, including internal investigations. Our litigation department is staffed by trial lawyers with broad courtroom experience in complex corporate litigation, from initial proceedings through appeals. Our litigators have extensive experience in such diverse areas of the law as antitrust, bankruptcy, corporate governance, employment, general commercial, intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions, securities, tax and white-collar criminal defense. We also handle government investigations and compliance and enforcement matters for clients across Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Europe and the Americas.
Cravath’s broad-based corporate practice encompasses domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, spin-offs, joint ventures, hostile takeovers and activist defense, all types of public and private financing and financial transactions (including IPOs, bonding offerings and commercial bank financings) in the U.S. and international markets, corporate governance and board advisory, financial restructuring and reorganization, environment and intellectual property. Our tax lawyers develop efficient structures for complex international and domestic transactions. Our executive compensation and benefits lawyers advise on a variety of compensation and benefits arrangements.