Law360 has ranked WilmerHale number six in its 2015 Securities/White Collar Practice Group Partner Rankings, which recognize the 100 largest and most powerful securities and white collar practices in the nation. Law360 noted that those ranked in the top 10 are some of the most trusted law firms a company or government entity can hire.
In the past year, WilmerHale has added to its investigations practice a number of attorneys with significant government and industry experience, including Sharon Cohen Levin, former Chief of the Money Laundering and Asset Forfeiture Unit in the US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York (SDNY); Robert S. Mueller III, former Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation; Ronald C. Machen, former US Attorney for the District of Columbia; and Anjan Sahni, former Chief of the Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force at the US Attorney's Office for the SDNY.
Lawyers in WilmerHale's government investigations practice reside in New York, Washington DC, Boston, California and London. Clients rely on these seasoned attorneys for their understanding of diverse industries and business goals, for their knowledge of the regulatory and political environments in which their clients operate, and for their deep experience representing clients before the government and courts. The firm's investigations practice includes more than 100 former senior government officials. Members of the team hail from all areas of government, including the Securities and Exchange Commission, Commodities and Futures Trading Commission, FBI, intelligence agencies, the Departments of Justice and Defense, and many US Attorney's Offices.