WilmerHale Named Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice Firm of the Year and Recognized in 2024 “Best Law Firm” Directory 

WilmerHale Named Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice Firm of the Year and Recognized in 2024 “Best Law Firm” Directory 


WilmerHale has been named “Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice Law Firm of the Year” by Best Lawyers in the Best Law Firms Directory. Only one firm is recognized as Law Firm of the Year in each of the directory’s legal practice areas. WilmerHale has been dedicated to Life Sciences for over four decades, with a practice that has broad-based capabilities in the areas of corporate/commercial, intellectual property, patent litigation, regulatory, compliance and more.

This year marks the 14th consecutive year WilmerHale has been recognized by Best Lawyers as one of the best law firms in the nation. The firm earned a total of first-tier rankings in 29 national and 84 metro-area practice categories. The rankings are the product of an extensive evaluation process that relies heavily on in-depth client feedback and peer reviews from practice-leading attorneys. 

WilmerHale has been recognized with national first-tier rankings in the following categories:

Antitrust Law
Appellate Practice
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice
Commercial Litigation
Copyright Law
Corporate Law
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Environmental Law
Health Care Law
International Arbitration – Commercial
International Arbitration – Governmental 
Litigation - Antitrust
Litigation - Bankruptcy
Litigation - First Amendment
Litigation - Intellectual Property
Litigation - Patent
Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
Litigation – Securities
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Mutual Funds Law
Native American Law
Patent Law
Securities / Capital Markets Law
Securities Regulation
Tax Law
Technology Law
Trademark Law
Venture Capital Law

The Best Law Firms rankings are based on more than 12 million client and lawyer evaluations of more than 22,000 law firms, including firms in 75 national practice areas and 127 metropolitan-based practice areas. A complete list of WilmerHale’s 2024 rankings can be found here.



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