Ivan Panchenko focuses his practice on complex commercial and securities litigation.

Mr. Panchenko was a summer associate at WilmerHale in 2014. Prior to joining the firm, he was a legal intern for the American Civil Liberties Union of Washington Foundation and a law clerk for the Honorable Robert N. Chatigny of the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut.

Mr. Panchenko rejoined the firm in 2019 after completing a clerkship for the Honorable José A. Cabranes of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.


  • Selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in the area of securities litigation (2022–2024) and commercial litigation (2024).

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  • Education

    • JD, Harvard Law School, 2015

      magna cum laude Dean’s Scholar Prize in Administrative Law, Appellate Courts and Appellate Advocacy Workshop, Contracts, and The Criminal Regulation of Vice
    • BA, Economics and Political Science, University of Washington, 2010

      magna cum laude Phi Beta Kappa
  • Admissions

    • Massachusetts

    • US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit

  • Clerkships

    • The Hon. José A. Cabranes, US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 2018 - 2019

    • The Hon. Robert N. Chatigny, US District Court for the District of Connecticut, 2015 - 2016