Nearly 100 WilmerHale lawyers have been selected for inclusion in the 21st edition of Best Lawyers in America®—a respected peer-review publication in the legal industry. The 2015 list also highlights nine WilmerHale partners who have been named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers.
Only a single lawyer in each legal practice specialty within each community is honored as the "Lawyer of the Year." The following nine partners were selected as "Lawyers of the Year" after receiving particularly high ratings from their peers, indicating a high level of respect and commending their abilities, professionalism and integrity:
Mark G. Borden, Boston, Corporate Governance Law
John Burgess, Boston, Securities/Capital Markets Law
William F. Lee, Boston, Litigation – Intellectual Property Law
William O'Reilly, Boston, Land Use and Zoning Law
Sarah Rothermel, Boston, Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law
Amy Segal, Boston, Non-Profit/Charities Law
Steve Singer, New York, Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Seth P. Waxman, Washington DC, Litigation-First Amendment Law; Regulatory Enforcement Law
David Westenberg, Boston, Information Technology Law
Best Lawyers compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys through a peer-review survey process by which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their peers. Best Lawyers in America 2015 is based on more than 5.5 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers.
The full list of WilmerHale lawyers who have been included in the 2015 edition is below.