M&A Group Of The Year: Cravath

Law360, New York (January 2, 2013, 7:40 PM EST) -- Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP's corporate team is playing the long game — perhaps not surprising for a partnership approaching its 200th birthday.

While peers rush to open offices in Asia and Latin America, poach star partners, and ride the booms and busts of private equity, the country's second-oldest firm has focused on what it does very well: high-stakes public company M&A, mostly handled by a small, carefully culled group of New York specialists.

That strategy paid off in 2012, when the firm mixed work for...
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