Corporate Governance and Disclosure

Corporate Governance and Disclosure

A premier corporate governance and disclosure practice providing timely, tailored and practical advice to public company clients based on in-depth experience and insight.

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Focus on Audit Committees Accounting and the Law Blog

This blog provides a legal perspective on developments in accounting standards, financial reporting, auditing and regulation of the accounting profession. Our primary focus is on identifying and analyzing developments that are important to audit committees and their advisers. Blog contributors are members of the firm’s Corporate practice and regularly advise companies, audit committees and accounting firms on accounting and auditing matters.

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  • Public Company Counseling

    We regularly advise public company clients on corporate governance and disclosure matters. These clients include Acacia Communications; Akamai Technologies; Analog Devices; Blue Apron; Casa Systems; Discovery Communications; Editas Medicine; Endurance International Group; Genpact; Hilton; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; MKS Instruments; PerkinElmer, Inc.; Progress; Shutterstock; Skyworks Solutions; State Street Corporation; ThermoFisher Scientific; and WEX.


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    Named a Leading Corporate Practice

    Chambers USA


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    Recognized as a Top National Corporate Law Firm

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    2014, 2016, 2018

  • Best Lawyers in America – Recognized 124 WilmerHale partners for 2020, naming eleven as “Lawyers of the Year,” including David Westenberg as Boston Technology Law Lawyer of the Year. 
  • Chambers Global – Recognized many of our lawyers and practices in their 2019 edition. Among those named “The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business” were Mark Borden and Jay Bothwick for corporate/M&A and Robert Finkel for outsourcing.
  • Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business – Named our corporate practice among the best in 2012–2019, with sources saying that WilmerHale provides “excellent service and quality advice and representation.” The 2019 edition of Chambers USA also ranked WilmerHale in California for Venture Capital, Massachusetts and Washington DC for Corporate/M&A, nationwide for Startups & Emerging Companies, and Massachusetts for Private Equity: Venture Capital Investment and Technology.
  • Corporate Board Member – In 2014, 2016 and 2018, WilmerHale was named to Top National Corporate Law Firms list, a comprehensive ranking of the top 25 firms in the nation. Results are based on law firm surveys and feedback from thousands of directors and general counsel.
  • Law360 – Named WilmerHale a Technology Practice Group of the Year for 2016–2019, an award recognizing the firm’s key role in the significant matters that made headlines and changed the legal landscape within the past year. 
  • Super Lawyers – Our corporate lawyers are consistently recognized as “Super Lawyers” and “Rising Stars” in multiple jurisdictions.
  • U.S. News - Best Lawyers® – In the 2010–2020 “Best Law Firms” rankings, our corporate law, mergers and acquisitions and venture capital law practices were ranked in the first tier nationally and in Boston, along with our corporate law practice also being ranked in the first tier in New York and Washington DC. Our technology law practice was also ranked in the first tier in Boston and in the second tier nationally.

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