The 2013 edition of LMG Life Sciences has been released, and it includes the recognition of nine WilmerHale practice areas and 17 attorneys. WilmerHale, for the second consecutive year, is also named a 2013 "Lifecycle Firm," meaning the firm is regarded as one of the best, full-service law firms within the life sciences industry.
LMG Life Sciences is a legal directory guide focusing on US law firms and attorneys who work with life sciences companies. This guide, which first hit the market last year, is produced by the Legal Media Group and is divided into multiple categories, covering traditional practice areas that relate to life sciences. Research for the publication was based on reviewing nearly 1,000 interviews and surveys completed by partners who are active in the market. They also spoke with clients and leading lawyers during the research process, in addition to reviewing public information.
WilmerHale is ranked in the following areas (separated by category):
Patent Prosecution - Recommended
Patent Strategy & Management - Recommended
Hatch-Waxman Patent Litigation - Recommended
General Patent Litigation - Highly Recommended
Finance & Transactional
Corporate - Recommended
Mega-Merger - Recommended
Licensing & Collaboration (Non-University) - Recommended
Licensing & Collaboration (University) - Highly Recommended
Non-IP Litigation & Enforcement
Government Investigations - Highly Recommended
In addition, the following attorneys have been named "Life Sciences Stars:"
Steven D Barrett
David B Bassett
Karen F Green
Brent J Gurney
Stephen A Jonas
William F Lee
Lisa J Pirozzolo
David E Redlick
Emily R Schulman
Mark D Selwyn
Alfred C Server
Howard M Shapiro
Steven D Singer
Michael J Twomey
Emily R Whelan
To view LMG's complete list of 2013 US law firm and attorney rankings, visit the LMG Life Sciences website.