Ilya Feldsherov

Senior Associate


Ilya Feldsherov focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation and government and internal corporate investigations, primarily relating to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. He also has an active pro bono practice, including successfully representing individuals in asylum and family court proceedings.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Feldsherov served as a law clerk for the Honorable Janis Graham Jack of the US District Court for the Southern District of Texas. He previously worked as a litigation associate at a Texas education law firm, where he represented school districts and other government entities through all stages of litigation in state and federal trial and appellate courts.

While pursuing his law degree, Mr. Feldsherov worked as a summer law clerk at a New York law firm and as a legal intern at the Legal Aid Society.

Publications & News


April 18, 2018

WilmerHale Recognized for Pro Bono Work by Immigrant Defense Project

On April 10, WilmerHale was recognized by the Immigrant Defense Project (IDP) for its work in the area of immigrant rights. The firm and other honorees were recognized at the IDP's 20th Anniversary Gala in New York City.

February 7, 2017

Global Anti-Bribery Year-in-Review: 2016 Developments and Predictions for 2017

The past year was consequential for FCPA enforcement in numerous respects, including blockbuster penalties, new policy initiatives, and the SEC's first DPA with an individual for FCPA violations.

February 2, 2016

Global Anti-Bribery Year-in-Review: 2015 Developments and Predictions for 2016

Among other significant developments, 2015 saw the U.S. Department of Justice (the “DOJ” or the “Department”) document a policy priority of holding individuals accountable for corporate wrongdoing. This policy was laid out in the “Yates Memorandum”—announced by Deputy Assistant Attorney General Sally Quillian Yates—and related changes the DOJ made to the U.S. Attorney’s Manual.


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JD, cum laude, University of Michigan Law School, 2012, Executive Editorial Board, Michigan Journal of Race & Law

BA, History, Williams College, 2006

Bar Admissions

New York




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The Hon. Janis Graham Jack, US District Court for the Southern District of Texas, 2014 - 2015

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