Corporate Finance Group Of The Year: Cravath

Law360, New York (January 13, 2011, 4:48 PM EST) -- Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP's hat trick in September — thwarting attempted hostile takeovers of its clients Barnes & Noble Inc. and Casey's General Stores Inc. and pushing through a proxy takeover of Airgas Inc. for its client Air Products and Chemicals Inc. — and its work on some of the year's biggest deals earned the firm laurels as one of Law360's Corporate Finance Groups of 2010.

Cravath's nimbleness in hostile matters, a reputation the firm has cultivated since the 1980s, not only presents a big...
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