WilmerHale has placed among the top tier firms in Global Investigations Review’s (GIR) annual announcement of the world’s leaders for investigations. GIR is a news source focused on the law and practice of international investigations.
The firm ranked in fifth place in GIR's 2021 list, making it the seventh consecutive year the firm has been ranked at the top of GIR’s list of the world’s most accomplished investigations practices. According to GIR, WilmerHale has been listed as having advised on more FCPA settlements than any other firm since late 2008.
In GIR’s profile on the firm, the publication states, “WilmerHale lawyers once again proved their prowess in prominent investigations, recently securing a win for a former Citigroup trader in a forex manipulation case and advising on the SEC portion of Goldman Sachs’s headline-grabbing 1MDB resolution.”
In addition, GIR named WilmerHale a finalist in its “Most Impressive Investigations Practice of the Year”, “Most Important Court Case of the Year” and “Most Important Development of the Year” contests.