WilmerHale Honored Throughout 2021 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® Best Law Firms List, Named Patent Law Firm of the Year

WilmerHale Honored Throughout 2021 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® Best Law Firms List, Named Patent Law Firm of the Year

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WilmerHale has been recognized among the 2021 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® list of Best Law Firms, an honor it has earned since the inception of the annual rankings in 2010. The firm earned first-tier rankings in 23 national practice categories and 68 first-tier metropolitan area practice rankings for Boston, Colorado, New York City, San Jose and Washington DC. In this year’s rankings, WilmerHale was also named Law Firm of the Year in Patent Law.

Firms included in the 2021 Best Law Firms list were assessed by a collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer reviews from leading attorneys, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. The 2021 rankings are available at BestLawFirms.USNews.com.

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

National Tier 1
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
International Arbitration – Governmental
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
Patent Law
Securities / Capital Markets Law
Tax Law
Venture Capital Law

National Tier 2
Advertising Law
Antitrust Law
Banking and Finance Law
Copyright Law
Derivatives and Futures Law
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Employment Law - Management
Information Technology Law
Insurance Law
International Arbitration - Governmental
International Trade and Finance Law
Litigation – Tax
Media Law
Real Estate Law
Securities Regulation
Technology Law
Trademark Law

National Tier 3
Health Care Law
Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law

Metropolitan Tier 1
Boston

Administrative / Regulatory Law
Appellate Practice
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Bet-the-Company Litigation
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
Litigation – Antitrust
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation – Patent
Litigation – Securities
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Patent Law
Real Estate Law
Securities Regulation
Tax Law
Technology Law
Trademark Law
Venture Capital Law

Colorado
Environmental Law
Litigation – Intellectual Property
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
Litigation – Securities
Mutual Funds Law

San Jose
Litigation - Intellectual Property
Litigation - Patent

Washington, D.C.
Antitrust Law
Appellate Practice
Banking and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Compliance Law
Corporate Governance Law
Corporate Law
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Environmental Law
First Amendment Law
Government Relations Practice
International Arbitration - Governmental
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

Litigation – Tax
Nonprofit/Charities Law
Securities/Capital Markets Law

Colorado
Administrative/Regulatory Law
Corporate Law
Energy Regulatory Law

New York City
International Arbitration – Governmental
Mergers & Acquisitions Law

San Jose
Patent Law

Washington, D.C.
Advertising Law
Derivatives and Futures Law
FDA Law
Health Care Law
International Arbitration – Commercial
Media Law

Metropolitan Tier 3
Boston

Health Care Law
Mutual Funds Law
Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law

Colorado
Native American Law

New York City
Tax Law

Washington, D.C.
Administrative / Regulatory Law
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law