Washingtonian named thirteen WilmerHale attorneys as “Top Lawyers” in the December 2007 issue. The list consisted of the top 1% of lawyers in 28 different specialties in the Washington, D.C. area. Two WilmerHale lawyers, William McLucas and Seth Waxman, ranked in the top 30.
The publication states that Partner William McLucas of the Securities Department “…a former director of enforcement at the Securities and Exchange Commission, is almost always the lawyer of choice for a business or corporate board with an SEC problem.”
Partner Seth Waxman of the Litigation Department “...may be Washington's busiest attorney. He has argued landmark decisions on everything from campaign advertising to patent disputes.” Before joining the firm, Mr. Waxman served as Solicitor General of the United States from 1997 through January 2001.
Also listed were WilmerHale attorneys Lisa F. Al-Bashir of the Bankruptcy and Commercial Department, Charlene Barshefsky of the International Trade Department, James Czaban of the FDA Department, Craig Goldblatt of the Bankruptcy and Commercial Department, R. Scott Kilgore of the Tax Department, William J. Kolasky of the Antitrust and Competition Department, A. Douglas Melamed Antitrust and Competition Department, William J. Perlstein of the Bankruptcy and Commercial Department, John Rogovin of the Communications and E-Commerce Department, Harry J. Weiss from the Securities Department, and Laura S. Wertheimer of the Securities Department.