WilmerHale Named 2013 “Law Firm of the Year” in International Arbitration, Awarded Top Rankings Throughout “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers

WilmerHale Named 2013 “Law Firm of the Year” in International Arbitration, Awarded Top Rankings Throughout “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers

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U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers have released the 2013 “Best Law Firms” rankings, naming WilmerHale as “Law Firm of the Year” in International Arbitration. The firm was also honored with first-tier rankings in 29 national practice areas and in 81 metropolitan practice areas, as well as numerous second- and third-tier rankings.

The rankings showcase more than 10,000 law firms, with each ranked in one or more of the 107 major practice areas researched by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers. The results are based on feedback from clients and leading lawyers when asked to evaluate the best law firms in their practice area.

The U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers“Best Law Firms” rankings are posted online, and the national first-tier rankings will be featured in the November print issue of U.S. News & World Report, available on November 20. Meanwhile, WilmerHale’s complete list of rankings are below.

National Rankings

Tier 1

Antitrust Law
Appellate Practice
Banking and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights /Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Biotechnology Law
Commercial Litigation
Communications Law
Corporate Law
Environmental Law
Information Technology Law
International Arbitration - Commercial
International Trade and Finance Law
Land Use & Zoning Law
Litigation - Bankruptcy
Litigation - First Amendment
Litigation - Intellectual Property
Litigation - Patent
Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
Litigation - Securities
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Mutual Funds Law
Patent Law
Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law
Securities/Capital Markets Law
Securities Regulation
Technology Law
Trademark Law
Trusts & Estates Law
Venture Capital Law

Tier 2

Copyright Law
Derivatives and Futures Law
Insurance Law
Litigation - Antitrust
Real Estate Law
Tax Law

Tier 3

Employment Law - Management
International Arbitration - Governmental
Labor Law - Management

Metropolitan Rankings

Tier 1

Boston

Antitrust Law
Appellate Practice
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Biotechnology Law
Commercial Litigation
Copyright Law
Corporate Governance Law
Corporate Law
Criminal Defense: White-Collar - Governmental Investigations
Criminal Defense: White-Collar - Litigation
Employment Law - Management
Environmental Law
International Arbitration - Commercial
International Trade and Finance Law
Land Use & Zoning Law
Litigation - Antitrust
Litigation - Eminent Domain & Condemnation
Litigation - Intellectual Property
Litigation - Patent
Litigation - Securities
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Patent Law
Real Estate Law
Securities/Capital Markets Law
Tax Law
Technology Law
Trademark Law
Trusts & Estates Law
Venture Capital Law

New York

Administrative/Regulatory Law
Arbitration
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Biotechnology Law
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Criminal Defense: White-Collar - Governmental Investigations
Criminal Defense: White-Collar - Litigation
International Arbitration - Commercial
Litigation - Bankruptcy
Litigation - Eminent Domain & Condemnation
Litigation - Securities
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Mutual Funds Law
Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law

Washington DC

Antitrust Law
Appellate Practice
Banking and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Communications Law
Corporate Compliance Law
Corporate Governance Law
Corporate Law
Criminal Defense: White-Collar - Governmental Investigations
Criminal Defense: White-Collar - Litigation
Government Relations Practice
Information Technology Law
International Trade and Finance Law
Litigation - Antitrust
Litigation - Bankruptcy
Litigation - Eminent Domain & Condemnation
Litigation - First Amendment
Litigation - Intellectual Property
Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Mutual Funds Law
Securities/Capital Markets Law
Securities Regulation

Tier 2

Boston

Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
Information Technology Law
Labor Law - Management
Litigation - Bankruptcy
Non-Profit/Charities Law
Securities Regulation

New York

Banking and Finance Law
Insurance Law

Washington DC

Derivatives and Futures Law
International Arbitration - Commercial
International Arbitration – Governmental

Tier 3

Boston

Corporate Compliance Law
Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law