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Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

20 National Rankings & 23 Metro Rankings | Website


General Information


Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP is nationally ranked in 20 practice areas and regionally ranked in 23 practice areas. The U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process.
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"Law Firm of the Year" awards:
Law Firm of the Year Badge Litigation - Mergers & Acquisitions
National rankings:
Gold Badges Tier 1 in Antitrust Law
Regional rankings:
New York City
Gold Badges Tier 1 in Antitrust Law
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Selected Client Comments

Antitrust Law

Cravath, Swaine & Moore is one of the best antitrust firms in the US, with outstanding understanding of the relationship between IP and antitrust.

Alvaro Ramos QUALCOMM Incorporated

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Antitrust Law

The attorneys at Cravath, Swaine & Moore are outstanding. They are leaders in the field, who practice worldwide at the very highest level.

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Corporate Compliance Law

Cravath, Swaine & Moore is a first-rate firm, with tremendous responsiveness and high creativity. They achieved an excellent track record for us.

Edward Gallagher NCR Corporation

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Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Cravath, Swaine & Moore has some of the top senior and junior M&A practitioners around.

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Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Cravath, Swaine & Moore is an excellent firm; the best I have ever retained. They are smart, talented, with great depth, responsive and efficient.

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Corporate Law

Cravath, Swaine & Moore provides all-star coverage. They are the best of breed.

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Litigation - Securities

I appreciate the brilliant lawyers at Cravath; their commitment to preparation, their attention to client service, and the consistently good results. Also, they are really fun to work with.

Tim McInturf Quantlab Financial, LLC

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Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

I recently utilized Cravath, Swaine & Moore's Employee Benefits experts for a significant transaction and was extremely well served. The quality of work was truly outstanding.

Michael Paquette Montpelier Re Holdings Ltd

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Banking and Finance Law

Cravath, Swaine & Moore attorney Mike Goldman is the best banking and finance lawyer in the business. Craig Arcella on the bond side is also best-in-class. They come up with innovative solutions to difficult problems and are best at interfacing with opposing counsel.

Dana Klein Credit Suisse

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Antitrust Law

Cravath, Swaine & Moore is the most responsive law firm I have worked with. Their work is always of the highest quality, and they are deep, strategic thinkers. They are powerful advocates.

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