NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, on…

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, one of the world’s leading international law firms, announced that James T. Bailey has joined the firm as Special Counsel in the firm’s Litigation Department concentrating on intellectual property and patent infringement litigation and counselling. Mr. Bailey will be based in the firm’s New York office.

“In today’s competitive marketplace, intellectual property protection is critical to the viability of many new and emerging businesses and to improving the performance of more well-established companies. Creating a foundation from which we can offer robust IP services is critical to our extending litigation, corporate, and regulatory and advisory services to a large segment of our client base. James’ experience fills a strategic niche in our Litigation Department, adding a level of capability that allows us to better serve clients with their intellectual property strategies and disputes,” stated Gregory A. Markel, Chairman of the firm’s Litigation Department. “We are very pleased to welcome him to our team.”

Mr. Bailey, a former partner at Kirkland & Ellis, will focus primarily on litigating patent infringement cases involving a wide variety of technologies as well as other intellectual property litigation and counseling on intellectual property matters. Mr. Bailey received his B.A. and M.S., with high distinction, from the University of Virginia. He received his J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Michigan Law School, where he was honored with the Saul L. Nadler Memorial Award. Mr. Bailey is admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and in the State of New York.

About Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, established in 1792, is one of the world’s leading international law firms, with offices in New York, London, Charlotte, Washington and Beijing. Cadwalader serves a diverse client base, including many of the world’s top financial institutions, undertaking business in more than 50 countries in six continents. The firm offers legal expertise in antitrust, banking, business fraud, corporate finance, corporate governance, environmental, healthcare, insolvency, insurance and reinsurance, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, private client, private equity, real estate, securities and financial institutions regulation, securitization, structured finance, and tax. More information about Cadwalader can be found at

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