Chambers Global 2011 Ranks 25 WilmerHale Lawyers and 17 Firm Practices

Chambers Global 2011 Ranks 25 WilmerHale Lawyers and 17 Firm Practices

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Twenty-five WilmerHale lawyers have been named among the “World's Leading Lawyers for Business” in the 2011 edition of Chambers Global. In addition to these individual accolades, 17 of the firm's practice areas were also ranked.

Chambers Global's rankings are based on thousands of interviews with lawyers, clients and industry leaders, with the most weight assigned to client feedback. The final rankings take into account a lawyer's legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness, commitment and other qualities that clients consider valuable.

The following WilmerHale lawyers have been ranked in the 2011 guidebook and are listed by both practice area and the country in which they are recognized:

Arbitration (International)
Europe-wide: Gary Born, Steven Finizio, Franz Schwarz
Global: Gary Born, Franz Schwarz

Arbitration (International): Most In-Demand Arbitrators
Europe-wide: Gary Born

Competition/European Law
Belgium: Christian Duvernoy, Claus-Dieter Ehlermann, John Ratliff, Thomas Mueller, Sven Völcker

Competition/Antitrust
US: William Kolasky, Thomas Mueller

Competition/Antitrust–Regional Experts
US: Thomas Mueller

Corporate/M&A
Germany: Roland Steinmeyer

Corporate/M&A: China-based: Mid-Market/FDI (International Firms)
China: Lester Ross, Xu Tao

Dispute Resolution
UK: Franz Schwarz

Dispute Resolution: Arbitration: Overseas Counsel
Germany: Franz Schwarz

Dispute Resolution: Overseas Counsel
Austria: Franz Schwarz

Dispute Resolution–Regional Experts
UK: Franz Schwarz

Intellectual Property: Patent
US: William Lee

International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions
US: Ronald Meltzer

International Trade: Trade Remedies & Trade Policy
US: Charlene Barshefsky, Robert Novick

International Trade/WTO
Europe-wide and Belgium: Jacques Bourgeois, Claus-Dieter Ehlermann

Life Sciences: Corporate/Commercial
Global: David Redlick, Steven Singer

Life Sciences: IP/Patent Litigation
Global: William Lee

Privacy & Data Security
US: J. Beckwith Burr, David Medine

Private Equity: Buyouts
US: Robert Schwed

WilmerHale has also been recognized for the following practice areas in the regions listed below each area:

Arbitration (International)
Europe-wide
Global

Competition/Antitrust
Global
US

Competition/European Law
Belgium
Europe-wide

Corporate/M&A: China-based: Mid-Market/FDI (International Firms)
China

Data Protection
Global

Intellectual Property: Patent
US

Intellectual Property: Trade Mark & Unfair Competition
Germany

International Trade
US

International Trade/WTO
Belgium
Europe-wide
Global

International Trade: Intellectual Property (Section 337)
US

Life Sciences
Global

Privacy & Data Security
US