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WilmerHale Widely Recognized by The Best Lawyers In America 2009

December 1, 2008

Thirteen of WilmerHale’s practices earned top rankings and 101 individual WilmerHale lawyers from across the country were named in the 2009 edition of “Best Lawyers in America.” Rankings are based on more than two million confidential evaluations and votes cast by their peers.

WilmerHale’s practice recognitions include number one rankings in:

Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law in Massachusetts and Boston
Corporate Law in Waltham, MA
Corporate Governance and Compliance Law in Massachusetts and Boston
Communications Law in DC
Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law in Massachusetts and Boston
Information Technology Law in DC, Massachusetts and Boston
International Trade and Finance Law in DC
Land Use & Zoning Law in Massachusetts and Boston
Mergers & Acquisitions in DC, Massachusetts and Boston
Securities Law in DC
Technology Law in Massachusetts and Boston
Venture Capital Law in Massachusetts and Waltham, MA

The individual WilmerHale lawyers recognized as “Best Lawyers” for their respective areas of practice are as follows:

Boston- Mitchel Appelbaum (Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law); Katherine E. Bachman (Land Use and Zoning Law and Real Estate Law); Keith R. Barnett (Real Estate Law); William C. Benjamin (International Trade and Finance Law and Tax Law); Mark G. Borden (Corporate Governance and Compliance Law, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities Law and Venture Capital Law); Jay E. Bothwick (Mergers and Acquisitions); Sean T. Boulger (Real Estate Law); John A. Burgess (International Trade and Finance Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law and Securities Law); James R. Burke (Corporate Law); James C. Burling (Antitrust Law); Andrew H. Cohn (Real Estate Law); Paul P. Daley (Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law); Michael L. Fay (Trusts and Estates); A. Silvana Giner (Trusts and Estates); Richard W. Giuliani (Tax Law); Karen F. Green (White-Collar Criminal Defense); Christopher P. Harvey (Mutual Funds Law); Neil Jacobs (Labor and Employment); Paul Jakubowski (Real Estate Law); Dennis L. Jenkins (Structured Finance Law); Richard A. Johnston (International Arbitration); Robert D. Keefe (White-Collar Criminal Defense); Robert C. Kirsch (Environmental Law); James B. Lampert (Intellectual Property Law); William F. Lee (Appellate Law, Bet-The-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation and Intellectual Property Law); Michelle D. Miller (Antitrust Law); William R. O’Reilly, Jr. (Land Use and Zoning Law and Real Estate Law); Stephen H. Oleskey (Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law); William H. Paine (Securities Law); David E. Redlick (Biotechnology Law and Corporate Law); Roger M. Ritt (Tax Law); Patrick J. Rondeau (Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities Law and Venture Capital Law); Sarah Rothermel (Private Funds Law); Jeffrey B. Rudman (Commercial Litigation and Securities Law); Amy R. Segal (Non-Profit/Charities Law); Melvin R. Shuman (Land Use and Zoning Law); John D. Sigel (Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law); Steven D. Singer (Biotechnology Law, Corporate Law and Mergers and Acquisitions Law); Joel H. Sirkin (Real Estate Law); Jennifer C. Snyder (Trusts and Estates); C. Hall Swaim (Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law); Robert Tuchmann (Land Use and Zoning Law and Real Estate Law); David A. Westenberg (Corporate Law, Information Technology Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Technology Law and Venture Capital Law); Jonathan Wolfman (Corporate Governance and Compliance Law)

Los Angeles John B. Watkins (Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law and Securities Law)

New York- Philip Anker (Bankruptcy and Creditor Rights Law); Paul A. Engelmayer (White Collar Criminal Defense); Robert B. McCaw (Bet-The-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation and Corporate Governance and Compliance Law); Bruce H. Newman (Administrative Law); Michael J. O’Brien (Corporate Law); Charles C. Platt (Insurance Law); Peter K. Vigeland (Commercial Litigation and White-Collar Criminal Defense); Roger Witten (Commercial Litigation and White Collar Criminal Defense)

Waltham - Michael D. Bain (Venture Capital Law) 

Washington - James E. Anderson (Mutual Funds Law); Robert G. Bagnall (Mutual Funds Law); Charlene Barshefsky (Government Relations Law and International Trade and Finance Law); Brandon Becker (Securities Law); Russell J. Bruemmer (Banking Law); J. Beckwith Burr (Information Technology Law); Matthew A. Chambers (Securities Law); Louis R. Cohen (Appellate Law, Commercial Litigation, Mergers and Acquisitions Law and Securities Law); Bruce E. Coolidge (Corporate Governance and Compliance Law); Meredith B. Cross (Securities Law); Edward C. DuMont (Appellate Law); Jack Goodman (Communications Law); Jamie Gorelick (Bet-The-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation and White-Collar Criminal Defense); John D. Greenwald (International Trade and Finance Law); John H. Harwood (Communications Law); Gary N. Horlick (International Trade and Finance Law); A. Stephen Hut, Jr. (Commercial Litigation); William J. Kolasky (Antitrust Law); F. David Lake, Jr. (Tax Law); William T. Lake (Communications Law); Charles S. Levy (Government Relations Law and International Trade and Finance Law); James W. Lowe (Antitrust Law); Martin E. Lybecker (Banking Law and Mutual Funds Law); William R, McLucas (Bet-The-Company, Commercial Litigation, Corporate Governance and Compliance Law and Securities Law); David Medine (Banking Law); A. Douglas Melamed (Antitrust Law); Ronald I. Meltzer (International Trade and Finance Law); Thomas E.D. Millspaugh (Real Estate Law); Thomas Mueller (Antitrust Law); Robert T. Novick (International Trade and Finance Law); Jonathan E. Nuechterlein (Communications Law); David W. Ogden (Commercial Litigation and Mass Tort Litigation); Thomas P. Olson (Intellectual Property Law); William J. Perlstein (Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law); John Rogovin (Communications Law); Howard M. Shapiro (Bet-The-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, White-Collar Criminal Defense); Marianne K. Smythe (Mutual Funds Law and Securities Law); Seth P. Waxman (Appellate Law, Bet-The-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, First Amendment Law, White-Collar Criminal Defense); Harry J. Weiss (Corporate Governance and Compliance Law and Securities Law); Laura S. Wertheimer (Commercial Litigation); Thomas W. White (Mergers and Acquisitions Law); William J. Wilkins (Tax Law); Paul R.Q. Wolfson (Appellate Law); Soo J. Yim (Securities Law).

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