Chambers Global 2012 Ranks 29 WilmerHale Lawyers, 12 Practices

Chambers Global 2012 Ranks 29 WilmerHale Lawyers, 12 Practices

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Twenty-nine WilmerHale lawyers have been named among the “World's Leading Lawyers for Business” in the 2012 edition of Chambers Global. In addition to these individual accolades, 12 of the firm's practice areas were also recognized.

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 2012 guidebook. They are listed by both practice area and the region in which they are recognized:

Arbitration (International)
Europe-wide: Gary Born (Star Individuals), Steven FinizioFranz Schwarz
Global-wide: Gary Born (Star Individuals), Franz Schwarz

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

Competition/Antitrust
US: William Kolasky, Thomas Mueller

Competition/Antitrust (Foreign Expert)
US: Thomas Mueller

Competition/European Law
Belgium: Christian Duvernoy, Claus-Dieter Ehlermann (Senior Statesman), Thomas Mueller (Expert Based Abroad), John Ratliff, Sven Völcker 

Corporate/M&A
Germany: Roland Steinmeyer

Corporate/M&A: Mid-market (International Firms)
China: Lester Ross, Tao Xu (Associates to Watch)

Dispute Resolution
UK: Franz Schwarz (Foreign Expert)

Dispute Resolution (Experts Based Abroad)
Austria: Franz Schwarz
Germany: Franz Schwarz

Intellectual Property: Patent
US: Lloyd Day, William Lee

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

International Trade: FCPA Experts
US: Roger Witten

International Trade: Trade Remedies & Trade Policy
US: Charlene Barshefsky, Robert Novick, David Weller (Up and Coming)

International Trade/WTO
Belgium: Jacques Bourgeois (Senior Statesman), Claus-Dieter Ehlermann (Senior Statesman)
Europe-wide: Jacques Bourgeois (Senior Statesman), Claus-Dieter Ehlermann (Senior Statesman)

Investment Funds: Private Equity: Fund Formation
US: Sarah Rothermel 

Life Sciences: IP/Patent Litigation
Global-wide: William Lee

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

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-wide

Competition/Antitrust
Global-wide
US

Competition/European Law
Belgium
Europe-wide

Corporate/M&A: Mid-market (International Firms)
China

Data Protection
Global-wide

International Trade
US

International Trade/WTO
Belgium
Europe-wide
Global-wide

International Trade: Intellectual Property (Section 337)
US

Intellectual Property: Patent
US

Intellectual Property: Trade Mark & Unfair Competition
Germany

Life Sciences
Global-wide

Privacy & Data Security
US