WilmerHale Ranked in Top Tier by The Legal 500 United States

WilmerHale Ranked in Top Tier by The Legal 500 United States

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The 2011 edition of The Legal 500 United States has been released, recognizing WilmerHale as one of the preeminent law firms in the country. The legal guide, which provides rankings and commentary about commercial law firms in the US, has recommended WilmerHale in a number of practice areas in its latest edition.

The firm has been recommended as a Top Tier firm in the following five practice areas:

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:
Patent Litigation

LITIGATION:
Appellate
International Trade
Supreme Court

MEDIA, TECHNOLOGY AND TELECOMS:
Technology: Data Protection and Privacy

WilmerHale has also been recommended in the following 10 practice areas:

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:
Patent Licensing and Transactional
Patent Litigation: International Trade Commission

INVESTMENT FUND FORMATION AND MANAGEMENT:
Alternative/Hedge Funds
Mutual/Registered Funds

LITIGATION:
Securities: Shareholder Defense
White-collar Criminal Defense

MEDIA, TECHNOLOGY AND TELECOMS:
Telecoms and Broadcast: Regulatory

MERGERS, ACQUISITIONS AND BUYOUTS:
Antitrust
M&A: Middle-Market ($500-999 million)
Venture Capital and Emerging Companies

In addition to firm-level rankings, The Legal 500 United States 2011 editorial has recommended 41 WilmerHale attorneys and also identified a short list of individuals as leaders in their respective areas of practice. The following nine WilmerHale partners are listed as elite ‘Leading Lawyers’ in their areas of practice, based on recognition from clients and peers alike:

Alfred Server, Steven Singer (Intellectual Property - Patent Licensing and Transactional)
William Lee (Intellectual Property - Patent Litigation: Full Coverage)
Charlene Barshefsky, Robert Novick (Litigation - International Trade)
Seth Waxman (Litigation - Supreme Court and Appellate)
J. Beckwith Burr (Media, Technology and Telecoms - Technology: Data Protection and Privacy)
Jonathan Nuechterlein (Media, Technology and Telecoms - Telecoms and Broadcast: Regulatory)
David Redlick (Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts - Venture Capital and Emerging Companies)