WilmerHale Lawyers Named Among the 2022 Best Lawyers in America, Nine Recognized as Lawyers of the Year

WilmerHale Lawyers Named Among the 2022 Best Lawyers in America, Nine Recognized as Lawyers of the Year


Best Lawyers in America has named nine WilmerHale partners as 2022 Lawyers of the Year, with the peer-review publication recognizing 118 attorneys from the firm overall.

The Lawyer of the Year recognition highlights only one lawyer for each legal practice specialty and location. This year’s edition has selected the following WilmerHale partners:

  • Benjamin Fernandez, Patent Law, Denver
  • Cynthia Vreeland, Litigation – Patent, Boston
  • David Westenberg, Technology Law, Boston
  • Emily Schulman, Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Boston
  • Ken Salazar, Energy Regulatory Law, Denver
  • Kirk Nahra, Health Care Law, Washington, DC
  • Matthew Schnall, Tax Law, Boston
  • Mick Bain, Venture Capital Law, Boston
  • Sonal Mehta, Litigation – Patent, San Jose

Additionally, Best Lawyers in America compiles its list of outstanding lawyers by conducting confidential peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers evaluate their peers. The following WilmerHale lawyers were selected for the 2022 edition:

Mick Bain
Steven Barrett
David Bassett
John Batter
Jay Bothwick
Douglas Burton
John Butts
William Caporizzo
Peter Dichiara
Stuart Falber
Robert Fitzpatrick
Lauren Fletcher
Mark Ford
Steven Giordano
David Gold
Monica Grewal
Daniel Halston
Bonnie Heiple
Sarah Hogan
Paul Jakubowski
Stephen Jonas
Robert Keefe
Bill Lee
Hal Leibowitz
Dominic Massa
Mark Matuschak
Cynthia Mazareas
Joseph Mueller
Amy Null
William Paine
Timothy Perla
Lisa Pirozzolo
Rosemary Reilly
Andrea Robinson
Julie Hogan Rodgers
Jonathan Rosenfeld
Matthew Schnall
Laura Schneider
Emily Schulman
Amy Segal
Michael Summersgill
Louis Tompros
Cynthia Vreeland
David Westenberg
Kimberly Wethly
Jonathan Wolfman

Benjamin Fernandez
Michael Hazel
Chalyse Robinson
Ken Salazar
Mary Sooter
Keith Trammell

New York
Richard Andersen
Philip Anker
Michael Bongiorno
James Carter
Meredith Cross
Amy Doberman
Robert Finkel
Andrew Goldman
Jay Holtmeier
Fraser Hunter, Jr.
Brian Johnson
Lori Martin
Brendan McGuire
Bruce Newman
John Pierce
Anjan Sahni
George Shuster, Jr.
Roger Witten

Palo Alto
Mark Flanagan
Sonal Mehta

San Francisco
Kevin Muck
Susan Muck
Peggy Otum

Washington DC
Paul Architzel
Christopher Babbitt
Mark Cahn
Patrick Carome
Catherine Carroll
David Cavanaugh
Louis Cohen
Michael Connor
Christopher Davies
Michael Esch
Jamie Gorelick
Leon Greenfield
Brent Gurney
Franca Harris Gutierrez
Rachel Jacobson
Rachael Kent
R. Scott Kilgore
Robert Kimmitt
Perry Lange
Brenda Lee
Yoon-Young Lee
Michael Leotta
Ronald Machen
Bruce Manheim, Jr.
Matthew Martens
William McLucas
Ronald Meltzer
Thomas Mueller
Kirk Nahra
Robert Novick
David Ogden
Andre Owens
Kimberly Parker
Benjamin Powell
David Ross
Howard Shapiro
Danielle Spinelli
Thomas Strickland
Naboth van den Broek
Daniel Volchok
Seth Waxman
Harry Weiss
Paul Wolfson


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