Thirty WilmerHale lawyers are notably featured as “Leaders in their Field” in the 2007 edition of Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers. The rankings are based on technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness/astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities that clients consider relevant. Chambers Global 2007 will be launched in hard copy and on the Chambers & Partners website in November 2006.
Chambers Global's research covers all major jurisdictions throughout the world. In each country, the leading international law firms and leading individuals are ranked in the principal areas of law. For the current global directory, over 6,500 interviews with in-house and outside counsel were conducted covering 170 countries over a period of 12 months.
The following list of WilmerHale lawyers—organized by the practice area(s) and the country in which he/she was recommended—are ranked as “Leaders in their Field”:
(UK)Gary Born, Steven Finizio
(Belgium)Christian Duvernoy, Claus-Dieter Ehlermann, Thomas Mueller, John Ratliff, Sven Völcker
(Germany)Jan Heithecker, Stefan Ohlhoff, Ulrich Quack
(USA) Doug Melamed
(UK) Suyong Kim
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(Belgium)Yves Van Gerven
(UK) Mark Haftke
(USA) William Lake, Jonathan Nuechterlein
(Belgium) Marco Bronckers, Claus-Dieter Ehlermann, Natalie McNelis