About Us

About Us

WilmerHale is a leading international law firm with more than 1,100 lawyers located throughout 13 offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. Our lawyers work at the intersection of government, technology and business, and we remain committed to our guiding principles of:

  • providing quality, world-class legal and client services;
  • developing diversity among our lawyers and staff;
  • fostering an environment that promotes an entrepreneurial spirit, collaboration and collegiality by drawing on the exceptional talents and varied experience of our lawyers;
  • encouraging lawyers and staff to perform public service and give back to the community through pro bono work, government service, service to the bar, teaching, and supporting public institutions and charitable organizations; and
  • hiring and retaining exceptionally talented lawyers who possess the common trait of outstanding academic and personal achievements.

Learn more about WilmerHale’s recognition as The American Lawyer’s Law Firm of the Year

about us

Who We Are

Our History

Since the earliest days of our two legacy firms, WilmerHale has played a leadership role in historic events and landmark cases that have shaped the nation and left their mark across the globe. Learn More

Guiding Principles

WilmerHale was founded on the same institutional values that guided our two legacy firms. Learn More

Firm Leadership

WilmerHale is managed by three key teams of leaders—the Management Committee, our practice leaders and our senior administrators. Learn More

What We Do

Legal excellence. Dedication to clients.

WilmerHale provides legal representation across a comprehensive range of practice areas that are critical to the success of our clients. Learn More

Public Service and Pro Bono

WilmerHale maintains a steadfast commitment to pro bono representation and public service, and believes in an inherent obligation to ensure equal access to justice for underserved communities around the world. Learn More

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

We are committed to fostering an environment that embraces each individual’s unique background, experience and perspective. Our goal is to reflect the diversity of our clients and the communities in which we practice. Learn More

WilmerHale Careers

We are committed to providing consistently world-class legal services and we pride ourselves on finding innovative solutions to complex problems that require us to draw on our full range of knowledge and experience. At WilmerHale, we foster a work environment that is deeply rooted in our mission to provide unparalleled, high quality service to our clients.

WilmerHale Alumni Network

WilmerHale welcomes former colleagues to the firm’s alumni network. Here we are committed to maintaining close ties with those of you who have contributed to our firm’s success over the years.

Stay current on our Insights & News.


Unless you are an existing client, before communicating with WilmerHale by e-mail (or otherwise), please read the Disclaimer referenced by this link.(The Disclaimer is also accessible from the opening of this website). As noted therein, until you have received from us a written statement that we represent you in a particular manner (an "engagement letter") you should not send to us any confidential information about any such matter. After we have undertaken representation of you concerning a matter, you will be our client, and we may thereafter exchange confidential information freely.

Thank you for your interest in WilmerHale.