Craig F. Arcella is a partner in Cravath’s Corporate Department. He represents financial institutions and corporate clients in a wide variety of matters, including initial public offerings and other equity offerings; investment grade, high‑yield and convertible debt offerings; leveraged acquisition finance; mergers and acquisitions; and syndicated loan transactions. Mr. Arcella regularly advises public company clients with respect to governance, public disclosure and other corporate matters. He is also actively involved in the Firm’s Latin American capital markets practice.
Mr. Arcella has been cited as one of the country’s leading practitioners in securities law by, among others, Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business from 2011 through 2013; Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business in 2012; The Legal 500 United States from 2009 through 2012; and IFLR1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms from 2011 through 2013. Mr. Arcella was also recognized by The Legal 500 United States for his transactional work in the telecoms and broadcast industry from 2010 through 2012. Recently, he was recognized by the 2012 edition of The Legal 500 Latin America for his capital markets, corporate and mergers and acquisitions work.
Mr. Arcella was born in New Haven, Connecticut. He received a B.A. from Duke University in 1995 and a J.D. from Columbia University in 1998 where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and a member of the Law Review. He joined Cravath in 1998 and became a partner in 2007. Mr. Arcella worked in Cravath’s Hong Kong Office in 1999 and the Firm’s London Office from 2001 to 2003, and is currently based in the Firm’s New York Office.
Mr. Arcella may be reached by phone at 212‑474‑1024 or by email at email@example.com.