Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft named Robert Davis Jr. as partner in its Washington D.C.-based structured finance practice. Davis Jr., who has been an attorney with Cadwalader for 14 years, concentrates his practice in the tax structuring, qualification and ERISA aspects of structured finance and capital markets transactions. "We are very pleased to welcome Bob to the Cadwalader partnership," said Cadwalader Chairman and Managing Partner Robert Link Jr.
Countrywide Securities has hired ABS trader Brett Fitzgerald to work in its Calabasas, Calif.-based offices. Fitzgerald had previously worked at Atlanta-based SunTrust Bank.