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Chambers USA 2006 Ranks WilmerHale A Leader In 28 Practice Areas; 88 Lawyers At The Top Of Their Practice

June 2, 2006

Chambers and Partners has ranked WilmerHale as top law firm among leading US legal practice areas and lawyers in their fourth edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. The firm has been named a leader in 28 practice areas across five states and 88 lawyers are ranked as authorities in their respective practice areas.

The following WilmerHale practice areas are listed in the 2006 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business:

Practice Area/State

Antitrust - District of Columbia, Massachusetts
Bankruptcy/Restructuring - District of Columbia, Massachusetts
Corporate/Commercial - District of Columbia
Corporate/M&A - District of Columbia, Maryland, Massachusetts, Virginia
Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation - Massachusetts
Employment: Mainly Defendant - Massachusetts
Environment - District of Columbia, Massachusetts
Financial Services: Regulatory Compliance - National
Financial Services: Regulatory Enforcement & Investigations - National
Healthcare: Pharmaceutical/Medical Products Regulatory - District of Columbia
Insurance: Insurer Firms - District of Columbia
Intellectual Property - Massachusetts
Intellectual Property: Patent - New York
International Arbitration - National
International Trade - National
Investment Management - District of Columbia
Litigation - District of Columbia
Litigation: Appellate - District of Columbia
Litigation: General Commercial - Massachusetts, New York
Litigation: Securities - New York
Media & Entertainment - District of Columbia
Private Equity: Buyouts & Venture Capital Investment - Massachusetts
Private Fund Formation - Massachusetts
Real Estate - Maryland, Massachusetts
Securities - District of Columbia
Tax - District of Columbia, Massachusetts
Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite: Regulatory - District of Columbia
Transportation: Aviation: Regulatory & Litigation - District of Columbia

The following WilmerHale lawyers are listed in the 2006 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business:

Name/Practice Area

James Anderson - Investment Management
Mitchel Appelbaum - Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Katherine Bachman - Real Estate
Gregory Baer - Financial Service: Regulatory Compliance
Robert Bagnall - Investment Management
Charlene Barshefsky - International Trade: Trade Remedies & Trade Policy
David Bassett - Intellectual Property
John Batter - Litigation: Securities
Brandon Becker - Investment Management
Robert Bell - Antitrust
William Benjamin - Tax
Mark Borden - Corporate/M&A, Private Equity: Buyouts & Venture Capital Investment
Jay Bothwick - Corporate/M&A
Russell Bruemmer - Financial Services: Regulatory Compliance
Robert Burke - Tax
James Burling - Antitrust
A William Caporizzo - Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Patrick Carome - Media & Entertainment
Robert Cassidy - International Trade: Trade Remedies & Trade Policy
Steven Cherry - Litigation: General Commercial
Joseph Christian - Real Estate
Meredith Cross - Securities: Advisory
Paul Daley - Bankruptcy/ Restructuring
Peter Dichiara - Intellectual Property
Paul Engelmayer - Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government
John Fabiano - Litigation: General Commercial
Allen Fox - Real Estate
Richard Giuliani - Tax
Craig Goldblatt - Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Jamie Gorelick - Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government, Securities Enforcement
Karen Green - Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
John Greenwald - International Trade: Trade Remedies & Trade Policy
Daniel Halston - Litigation: General Commercial
Mark Heller - Healthcare: Pharmaceutical/Medical Products Regulatory
Gary Horlick - International Trade: Trade Remedies & Trade Policy
Terrill Hyde - Tax
Neil Jacobs - Employment: Mainly Defendant
Paul Jakubowski - Real Estate
Robert Keefe - Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
Robert Kirsch - Environment
Michael Klein - Litigation: General Commercial
William Kolasky - Antitrust
William Lake - Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite: Regulatory
William Lee - Intellectual Property
Hal Leibowitz - Corporate/M&A
Charles Levy - International Trade: Trade Remedies & Trade Policy
Martin Lybecker - Investment Management
Robert McCaw - Litigation: Securities
William McElwain - Intellectual Property
William McLucas - Financial Services: Regulatory Enforcement & Investments, Securities Enforcement
Douglas Melamed - Antitrust
Michelle Miller - Antitrust
Thomas Millspaugh - Real Estate
Robert Novick - International Trade: Trade Remedies & Trade Policy
Jonathan Nuechterlein - Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite: Regulatory
Amy Null - Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
William O’Reilly - Real Estate
William Perlstein - Bankruptcy/Restructuring
John Pierce - International Arbitration
Charles Platt - Litigation: General Commercial
Mark Pollak - Real Estate
Bruce Rabinovitz - Transportation: Aviation: Regulatory & Litigation
David Redlick - Corporate/M&A
Matthew Reed - Real Estate
Roger Ritt - Tax
John Rogovin - Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite: Regulatory
Patrick Rondeau - Corporate/M&A, Private Equity: Buyouts & Venture Capital Investment
Jonathan Rosenfeld - Employment: Mainly Defendant
Sarah Rothermel - Private Fund Formation
Jeffrey Rudman - Litigation: Securities
William Schmidt - Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Robert Schwed - Private Equity: Buyouts & Venture Capital Investment
Mark Selwyn - Intellectual Property
Howard Shapiro - Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government
John Sigel - Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Steven Singer - Corporate/M&A
Joel Sirkin - Real Estate
Marianne Smythe - Investment Management
Donald Steinberg - Intellectual Property
Wayne Stoner - Intellectual Property
Hall Swaim - Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Calvin Walden - Intellectual Property: Patent
John Watkins - Corporate/M&A
Seth Waxman - Litigation: Appellate
Harry Weiss - Financial Services: Regulatory Enforcement & Investigations, Securities: Enforcement
William Wilkins - Tax

Chambers' staff of full-time researchers, consult with General Counsel at Fortune 100 companies, high-profile entrepreneurs building up their own private corporations, and significant purchasers of legal services to prepare directories which assess and rank the world’s leading lawyers according to their reputations amongst peers and clients. Chambers and Partners, based in London, established itself as a general book publisher in 1969.