The Legal 500 United States 2019 Recognizes WilmerHale Lawyers Across 36 Practice Areas

The Legal 500 United States 2019 Recognizes WilmerHale Lawyers Across 36 Practice Areas

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The Legal 500 has published the results of its United States 2019 edition, recognizing WilmerHale lawyers across 36 practice categories. This year’s rankings highlighted 15 lawyers on its elite “Leading Lawyers” list, six on its “Next Generation Lawyers” list and two on its “Rising Star Lawyers” list. The guide’s rankings are based on a series of criteria, including client feedback, interviews with private practice lawyers, and its own research.

The recognized practice categories are as follows:

Antitrust: Cartel
Antitrust: Civil Litigation/Class Actions, Defense
Antitrust: Merger Control
Dispute Resolution: Appellate, Courts of Appeals
Dispute Resolution: Appellate, Supreme Court (Federal and State)
Dispute Resolution: Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Criminal Defense
Dispute Resolution: Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Criminal Defense, Advice to Corporates
Dispute Resolution: Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Criminal Defense, Advice to Individuals
Dispute Resolution: Financial Services Litigation
Dispute Resolution: General Commercial Disputes
Dispute Resolution: International Arbitration
Dispute Resolution: International Trade
Dispute Resolution: Leading Trial Lawyers
Dispute Resolution: Securities Litigation, Defense
Finance: Capital Markets, Debt: Advice to Issuers
Finance: Capital Markets, Equity Offerings: Advice to Issuers
Finance: Financial Services Regulation
Government: Government Contracts
Government: Government Relations
Industry Focus: Energy Regulatory, Conventional Power
Industry Focus: Energy Regulatory, Oil and Gas
Industry Focus: Environment, Regulatory
Industry Focus: Healthcare, Life Sciences
Intellectual Property: Patents, Licensing
Intellectual Property: Patent Litigation, Full Coverage
Intellectual Property: Patent Litigation, International Trade Commission
Intellectual Property: Patent Prosecution (including reexamination and post-grant proceedings)
Labor and Employment: Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation and Retirement Plans, Transactions
M&A/Corporate and Commercial: Commercial Deals and Contract
M&A/Corporate and Commercial: M&A, Middle-Market ($500m-999m)
M&A/Corporate and Commercial: Venture Capital and Emerging Companies
Media, Technology and Telecoms: Cyber Law (including Data Privacy and Data Protection)
Media, Technology and Telecoms: Outsourcing
Media, Technology and Telecoms: Technology, Transactions
Real Estate
Tax: US taxes, Non-contentious

The following are named elite “Leading Lawyers” in their areas of practice:

Thomas Mueller (Antitrust: Cartel)
Seth Waxman (Dispute Resolution: Appellate)
James Carter (Dispute Resolution: International Arbitration)
Charlene Barshefsky (Dispute Resolution: International Trade)
Ronald Meltzer (Dispute Resolution: International Trade)
Robert Novick (Dispute Resolution: International Trade)
Bill Lee (Dispute Resolution: Leading Trial Lawyers, Intellectual Property: Patents Litigation, Full Coverage and Intellectual Property: Patents Litigation, International Trade Commission)
Michael Bongiorno (Dispute Resolution: Securities Litigation, Defense)
Steven Singer (Industry Focus: Healthcare, Life Sciences)
David Cavanaugh (Intellectual Property: Patents Prosecution (including reexamination and post-grant proceedings))
Jay Bothwick (M&A/Corporate and Commercial: M&A, Middle-Market ($500m-999m))
Hal Leibowitz (M&A/Corporate and Commercial: M&A, Middle-Market ($500m-999m))
Reed Freeman (Media, Technology and Telecoms: Cyber Law (including Data Privacy and Data Protection))
Benjamin Powell (Media, Technology and Telecoms: Cyber Law (including Data Privacy and Data Protection))
Robert Finkel (Media, Technology and Telecoms: Outsourcing)

Six WilmerHale lawyers are recognized as “Next Generation Lawyers” in their areas of practice:

Mark Ford (Antitrust: Civil Litigation/ Class Actions, Defense)
Danielle Spinelli (Dispute Resolution: Appellate)
Patrick McLain (Dispute Resolution: International Trade)
Timothy Perla (Dispute Resolution: Securities Litigation, Defense)
Joseph Conahan (M&A/Corporate and Commercial: M&A, Middle-Market ($500m-999m))
Heather Zachary (Media, Technology and Telecoms: Cyber Law (including Data Privacy and Data Protection))

Two WilmerHale lawyers are recognized as “Rising Star Lawyers” in their areas of practice:

Stephanie Simon (Dispute Resolution: General Commercial Disputes)
Chris Barnstable-Brown (M&A/Corporate and Commercial: M&A, Middle-Market ($500m-999m))

To read more, visit The Legal 500 United States website.