Mary B. Strother

Special Counsel

Deputy General Counsel

Strother, Mary B.

Mary Strother serves as Deputy General Counsel for the firm, working with the Ethics Committee and assisting with risk management issues. She focuses her practice general business litigation and arbitration. Ms. Strother also has experience representing companies subject to criminal investigations, and has assisted companies in conducting internal investigations.

Ms. Strother served on the Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers from 2010-2015, and was chair from 2014-2015. In 2000, she served as a special assistant district attorney in the Middlesex County District Attorney's Office, where she prosecuted a variety of criminal cases for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Ms. Strother is admitted to practice before the United States Courts of Appeals for the First and Eleventh Circuits, and the US District Courts for the Northern District of Georgia and District of Massachusetts.

Publications & News


May 30, 2013

WilmerHale Team Places First in Lawyers Have Heart Boston 5K for Second Consecutive Year

On May 28, a team of WilmerHale lawyers and staff participated in the 6th Annual Lawyers Have Heart 5K Road Race and Summer Celebration and placed first for the second consecutive year.

December 9, 2009

WilmerHale Announces 2010 Promotions

WilmerHale is pleased to announce the firm's 2010 elevations, which will become effective on January 1, 2010. A full list of elevated partners and special counsel can be found at the end of this press release.

April 16, 2002

SJC Clarifies Rules on Contacting Current and Former Employees

by Mary Strother, Karen Green and Michael Heyison

Professional Activities

Ms. Strother was a member of the Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers from 2010-2015, and served as Chair from 2014-15. She is a member of the Boston Bar Association's Ethics Committee.


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HBX | Harvard Business School, Credential of Readiness (CORe), Business Analytics, Financial Accounting, Economics for Managers, 2016

JD, Columbia Law School, 1994

AB, Princeton University, 1990

Bar Admissions



The Hon. William H. Orrick Jr., US District Court for the Northern District of California, 1994 - 1995

The Hon. Stanley F. Birch Jr., US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 1995 - 1996

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