Noah Guiney focuses on complex litigation. He joined WilmerHale as a summer associate in 2017. 

Mr. Guiney represents individuals and corporations involved in both litigation in federal court and regulatory investigations. He has particular experience with securities and antitrust litigation, as well as litigation and investigations that have an international dimension. Mr. Guiney is also committed to pro bono work. He was a key part of a team that won a complete acquittal at a jury trial for an individual falsely accused of trafficking narcotics, as well as a team that won a victory at both the district and appeals court level affirming a county in Maryland’s right to provide financial assistance to its undocumented residents. He also frequently represents individuals in immigration and asylum proceedings.

Mr. Guiney had a diverse professional background prior to joining the firm. Most recently, he served as program manager and in-house counsel at the Reinvent Stockton Foundation, providing guidance on issues such as student privacy law, nonprofit law, lobbying regulations and tax regulations. He began his professional life as an opinion writer for The Boston Globe, where he focused on local and national politics and regional energy policy.

While in law school, Mr. Guiney completed a policy fellowship in the Stockton Office of the Mayor, where he concentrated on homelessness and economic redevelopment. He also served as a legal research and writing intern in the Felony Unit of the Office of the Federal Defender for the Eastern District of California, and he volunteered at the California Asylum Representation Clinic in Berkeley, California.

Mr. Guiney speaks Spanish and writes frequently on legal issues with a focus on Latin America. He is also a member of the American Bar Association Section of International Law Mexico Committee.

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  • Education

    • JD, University of California, Berkeley School of Law, 2018

      Editor in Chief, Berkeley Journal of International Law, Article Editor, Berkeley Journal of International Law, General Member, Berkeley Technology Law Journal, Environmental Law Clinic
    • BA, Social Anthropology, Harvard College, 2013

      cum laude

      Departmental Highest Honors, Hoopes Prize

  • Admissions

    • California



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