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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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 Akamai Technologies; Analog Devices; Blue Apron; Casa Systems; Discovery; Editas Medicine; Endurance International Group; Genpact; Hilton; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; Huntington Ingalls Industries; MKS Instruments; PerkinElmer, Inc.; Progress; Skyworks Solutions; State Street Corporation; Thermo Fisher Scientific; and WEX.


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    Named a Leading Corporate Practice

    Chambers USA


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    Ranked Band 1 for Securities Regulation: Nationwide

    Chambers USA


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    Ranked Among the Best Law Firms for Corporate Law

    U.S. News – Best Lawyers®


  • Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business – Named our corporate practice among the best in 2012–2020, with sources saying that WilmerHale provides “excellent service and quality advice and representation.” The 2020 edition of Chambers USA also ranked WilmerHale in Washington DC and Boston for Corporate/M&A.
  • Chambers Global – Recognized 34 WilmerHale lawyers and 27 practice areas in its 2020 edition.
  • Best Lawyers in America – Recognized 129 WilmerHale lawyers for 2021, naming eight as “Lawyers of the Year.” 
  • U.S. News - Best Lawyers® – Recognized in the 2010–2021 “Best Law Firms” rankings. In the 2021 rankings, our corporate, mergers and acquisitions, and venture capital law practices were ranked in the first tier nationally and in Boston, and our corporate law practice was also ranked in the first tier in New York and Washington DC and in the second tier in Colorado. Our securities/capital markets law practice was ranked in the first tier nationally and in Washington DC, and second tier in Boston. Our technology law practice was also ranked in the first tier in Boston and in the second tier nationally. Sources commented that our Corporate lawyers “are on top of the issues, [provide] comprehensive yet clear analysis, advice and guidance.”
  • The Legal 500 United States – Recognized WilmerHale among top law firms for our work in the area of Corporate Governance in its 2017–2021 editions.
  • Corporate Board Member – In 2014, 2016 and 2018, the most recent edition, 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 2016–2018, 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.

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