WilmerHale Honored Throughout 2019 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® Best Law Firms List, Named First Amendment Litigation Firm of the Year

WilmerHale Honored Throughout 2019 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® Best Law Firms List, Named First Amendment Litigation Firm of the Year

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WilmerHale has been recognized among the 2019 U.S. News and World Report and Best Lawyers® list of Best Law Firms, an honor it has earned since the inception of these rankings in 2010. The firm has received first-tier rankings in 24 national and 63 metro-area rankings, and boasts numerous other rankings across California, Colorado, Massachusetts, New York and Washington DC. WilmerHale was also named Litigation–First Amendment Litigation Firm of the Year.

Firms included in the 2019 Best Law Firms list are recognized for professional excellence and receive consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Clients were asked to provide feedback on firm practice groups, addressing expertise, responsiveness, understanding of a business and its needs, cost-effectiveness, civility, and whether they would refer another client to the firm. For the 2019 rankings, available at BestLawFirms.USNews.com, 14,643 law firms through the United States were reviewed—across 75 national practice areas—and a total 2,118 firms received a national law firm ranking. 

WilmerHale is recognized in the following practice areas (separated by region and tier):

National Tier 1

Antitrust Law
Appellate Practice
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Biotechnology Law
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Environmental Law
International Arbitration – Commercial
Land Use & Zoning Law
Litigation – Antitrust
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – First Amendment
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation – Patent
Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
Litigation – Securities
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Mutual Funds Law
Native American Law
Securities / Capital Markets Law
Tax Law
Venture Capital Law

National Tier 2

Advertising Law
Banking and Finance Law
Copyright Law
Employment Law – Management
Insurance Law
International Arbitration – Governmental
International Trade and Finance Law
Litigation – Tax
Media Law
Native American Law
Patent Law
Securities Regulation
Technology Law
Trademark Law

National Tier 3

Derivatives and Futures Law
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Information Technology Law
Litigation – Tax

Metropolitan Tier 1

Boston

Appellate Practice
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Biotechnology Law
Commercial Litigation
Copyright Law
Corporate Compliance Law
Corporate Governance Law
Corporate Law
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Employment Law – Management
Environmental Law
Information Technology Law
Land Use & Zoning Law
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation – Patent
Litigation – Securities
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Patent Law
Real Estate Law
Securities / Capital Markets Law
Securities Regulation
Tax Law
Technology Law
Trademark Law
Venture Capital Law

Colorado

Environmental Law
Patent Law

New York City

Administrative / Regulatory Law
Arbitration
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Biotechnology Law
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Insurance Law
International Arbitration – Commercial
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Mutual Funds Law

San Jose

Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation – Patent

Washington DC

Advertising Law
Antitrust Law
Appellate Practice
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Compliance Law
Corporate Governance Law
Corporate Law
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Environmental Law
First Amendment Law
Government Relations Practice
International Arbitration – Commercial
International Trade and Finance Law
Litigation – Antitrust
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – First Amendment
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
Litigation – Securities
Native American Law
Privacy and Data Security Law
Securities / Capital Markets Law

Metropolitan Tier 2

Boston

Information Technology Law
Litigation – Tax
Non-Profit / Charities Law
Securities Regulation

Colorado

Energy Regulatory Law
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Natural Resources Law

New York City

Mergers & Acquisitions Law

San Jose

Corporate Law

Washington DC

Banking and Finance Law
International Arbitration – Governmental
Media Law

Metropolitan Tier 3

Boston

Litigation – Tax
Mutual Funds Law

Colorado

Administrative / Regulatory Law
Energy Law

New York City

Tax Law

Washington DC

Derivatives and Futures Law
FDA Law