Beth E. Bookwalter

Special Counsel

Bookwalter, Beth E.
Beth Bookwalter has represented corporations and individuals in a wide range of matters, including securities fraud class actions, derivative actions, false claims actions and enforcement matters. Ms. Bookwalter has also represented clients in actions involving commercial disputes, including breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, unfair and deceptive consumer practices, allegations of fraud and related claims. Ms. Bookwalter also has extensive experience in electronic discovery.

In 2004, Ms. Bookwalter served as a Special Assistant District Attorney in Middlesex County, Massachusetts. Ms. Bookwalter prosecuted a variety of criminal cases and tried numerous cases in bench or jury trials. Prior to prosecuting criminal cases, Ms. Bookwalter served as appointed defense counsel for indigent defendants in Suffolk County, Massachusetts.

For over a decade, Ms. Bookwalter represented a mentally retarded inmate on death row in Alabama in his post-conviction appeals process and successfully obtained a sentence conversion.

Publications & News


January 6, 2014

WilmerHale Announces the Elevation of Partners and Special Counsel

We are pleased to announce the elevation of our new partners and special counsel.

Professional Activities

Ms. Bookwalter taught Legal Writing at Boston University School of Law from 2009-2012.


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JD, magna cum laude, Boston University School of Law, 1999

BA, magna cum laude, Bucknell University, 1996, Phi Beta Kappa

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