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Global Counsel Life Sciences Report Recognizes Hale and Dorr With Top Honors

May 14, 2003

BOSTON, MA, May 14, 2003 - The 2003-2004 edition of Global Counsel’s Life Sciences Industry Report ranks Hale and Dorr as a “leading” law firm in the life sciences corporate partnering category. The firm was one of only two firms ranked as “leading” in the United States. The report is a comprehensive guide to the law and leading law firms and lawyers in the life sciences practice area worldwide. Information is compiled through research and extensive interviews with clients and practitioners.

For over three decades, clients have relied on Hale and Dorr’s experience in the life sciences industry. Of the firm’s more than 500 attorneys, 75 focus on life sciences work and over 70 hold degrees in scientific or technical fields. Hale and Dorr’s depth allows life sciences attorneys to turn to several other departments in all areas of the world for concentrated knowledge.

Hale and Dorr Partner Alfred C. Server M.D., Ph.D., was also selected as a “leading” attorney in the life sciences corporate partnering category. Dr. Server was noted for his “strategic biotech alliance and financing expertise”. He is one of five lawyers ranked in this prestigious category in the United States. Dr. Server focuses his practice on corporate biotechnology and forming corporate strategic alliances in the biotech field. He joined Hale and Dorr in 1994. Dr. Server received his M.D. and Ph.D., neurological sciences, from Stanford University.

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