Craig Hilts

Craig Hilts is an experienced corporate lawyer who advises clients on capital markets transactions with a focus on initial public offerings. He also advises public companies on SEC reporting obligations and related corporate governance matters.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Hilts has played an integral role in advising issuers and investment banks on numerous SEC-registered equity and debt issuances, exchange and tender offers, and MTN- and structured-product programs. He has also advised on a variety of corporate governance issues for US-listed companies, shareholder proposals, proxy statements, and other public company reporting obligations under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, including 10-K, 10-Q, 8-Ks, Section 16 reporting and beneficial ownership reporting.

Prior to joining WilmerHale, Mr. Hilts was a capital markets associate at Linklaters LLP in New York, where he primarily advised issuers on cross-border transactions. He was previously a corporate and finance associate in the New York office of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP where his representative transactions included debt and equity offerings for a variety of companies. In 2011, Mr. Hilts served as a secondee at Goldman Sachs & Co.

Community Activities

For several years, Mr. Hilts was a member of the Young Executive Board of a nonprofit organization dedicated to motivating young students in disadvantaged neighborhoods to become readers by bringing authors to participate in in-class discussions. Mr. Hilts completed the 2013 New York Marathon. 

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  • Education

    • JD, Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, 2008

      cum laude

      Editorial Assistant, Catholic University Law Review

    • BA, Economics and Political Science, Wake Forest University, 2003

  • Admissions

    • Massachusetts

    • New York