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The Legal 500 United States Recognizes Firm, Attorneys with Top 2013 Rankings

June 5, 2013

The Legal 500 United States has released its annual rankings, selecting WilmerHale as one of the preeminent law firms in the country. The 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 practice areas:

Intellectual Property: Patent Licensing and Transactional
Intellectual Property: Patent Litigation, Full Coverage
Litigation: Appellate
Litigation: International Trade
Litigation: Supreme Court

WilmerHale has also been recommended in multiple practice areas:

Finance: Capital Markets: Equity Offerings – Advice to Issuers
Healthcare: Life Sciences
Intellectual Property: Patent Litigation, International Trade Commission
Investment Fund Formation and Management: Alternative/Hedge Funds
Investment Fund Formation and Management: Mutual: Registered Funds
Litigation: International Arbitration
Litigation: Securities Shareholder Litigation
Litigation: White-Collar Criminal Defense
Media, Technology & Telecoms: Technology, Data Protection and Privacy
Media, Technology & Telecoms: Technology, Outsourcing
Media, Technology & Telecoms: Telecoms and Broadcast, Regulatory
Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts: Antitrust
Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts: M&A Middle-Market ($500-999m)
Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts: Venture Capital and Emerging Companies

In addition to firm-level rankings, The Legal 500 United States 2013 editorial has recommended 75 WilmerHale attorneys and also identified a short list of individuals as leaders in their respective fields. The following nine WilmerHale partners are listed as elite “Leading Lawyers” in their areas of practice, based on recognition from clients and peers alike:

David Redlick, Steven Singer (Healthcare: Life Sciences)
Alfred Server, Steven Singer (Intellectual Property: Patent Licensing and Transactional)
William Lee (Intellectual Property: Patent Litigation, Full Coverage)
Ambassador Charlene Barshefsky, Robert Novick (Litigation: International Trade)
Seth Waxman (Litigation: Supreme Court and Appellate)
Robert Finkel (Media, Technology & Telecoms: Technology, Outsourcing)
Jonathan Nuechterlein (Media, Technology & Telecoms: Telecoms and Broadcast, Regulatory)
David Redlick (Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts: Venture Capital and Emerging Companies)

To read the full editorial on WilmerHale, visit The Legal 500 United States 2013 website.