U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers Name WilmerHale 2014 International Arbitration “Law Firm of the Year”

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers Name WilmerHale 2014 International Arbitration “Law Firm of the Year”

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The 2014 edition of the U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" list has again named Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP as "Law Firm of the Year" in International Arbitration-the second consecutive year that the firm has received this honor.
 
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP was the only recipient of the "Law Firm of the Year" designation in the category of International Arbitration - Commercial.
 
Gary Born, chair of the firm's International Arbitration Group, commented: "We work extremely hard to produce great results for our clients and we are thrilled that this effort has once again been recognized by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers."   
 
The firm's International Arbitration Group is consistently identified as one of the very best in the world. Recently, it was named "Firm of the Year" for international arbitration by The Legal 500  UK Awards 2013. The team also ranked again this year in the top five of Global Arbitration Review's elite GAR 30-a prestigious ranking in which the practice has been included since the list's inception.
 
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP has one of the world's most active international arbitration practices, having been involved in more than 600 proceedings in recent years. The firm has successfully represented clients in four of the largest institutional arbitrations and several of the most significant ad hoc arbitrations to arise in the past decade, and also prides itself on consistently achieving its clients' objectives in all cases, through efficient staffing and the use of in-house know-how and precedents.
 
Firms included in the U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers 2014 "Best Law Firms" list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal experience. These rankings are based on the highest number of participating firms and highest number of client ballots on record. More than 12,000 attorneys provided over 330,000 law firm assessments, and nearly 7,000 clients provided close to 20,000 evaluations.
 
The 2014 "Best Law Firms" rankings can be seen in their entirety by visiting BestLawFirms.USNews.com.