Cadwalader adds fund finance vet to DC team, elects new partner

The firm has hired a partner from Troutman Pepper and made a spate of internal promotions.

Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft has hired Chad Stackhouse as a partner in its fund finance practice and elected Trent Lindsay as partner in its Charlotte, North Carolina practice, in addition to a spate of promotions.

Stackhouse, who comes from Troutman Pepper, is based in Washington, DC. At Troutman, he led the firm’s fund finance practice and was a member of its technology and venture lending practice. He had also been managing partner of the firm’s DC and Tysons Corner, Virginia offices. Stackhouse has some two decades of experience advising on secured lending deals.

Officials at Troutman could not be immediately contacted for comment.

Lindsay will represent fund finance lenders on various types of transactions, including cross-boarder syndicated deals. He was elected partner at the firm along with four others, including Nihal Patel, financial services in New York; Michael Sholem, financial services in London; Jared Stanisci, litigation in New York; and Danielle Vincenti Tully, intellectual property in New York.

The firm also promoted eight employees to special counsel and counsel – Holly Loftis, special counsel in the fund finance practice in Charlotte, among them.