Richard M. Brand
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Richard Brand is Co-Chair of Cadwalader’s Corporate Group. He is widely recognized as a leading advisor to public companies, hedge funds, private equity firms and investment banks, with particular expertise in the shipping and transportation industries. His experience includes mergers and acquisitions, takeover preparedness and defense, shareholder activism and defense, general corporate advisory work and securities offerings.
He has been described by The American Lawyer as "a takeover and defense specialist" who is "no stranger to billion-dollar deals" and by Chambers USA as “an extremely talented and bright” practitioner who is “very creative and tailors his advice to what is needed for the situation,” and has also been recognized by Lawdragon, Who’s Who Legal and Super Lawyers. He holds a B.A. from Princeton University and received his J.D., cum laude, from New York University, where he served on the New York University Journal of International Law and Politics.