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May 23, 2018

WilmerHale’s Robert Novick Interviewed by BBC About the WTO’s Boeing-Airbus Ruling

WilmerHale Co-Managing Partner Robert Novick spoke with BBC about the World Trade Organization's recent landmark ruling in a dispute over subsidies that pitted firm... Read More

May 22, 2018

WilmerHale Counsels Accent Therapeutics in $40M Series A Financing

On May 18, 2018, Accent Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company developing breakthrough treatments for cancer patients, announced its $40M Series A financing to... Read More

May 18, 2018

WilmerHale Counsels RunSafe Security in $2.4 Million Seed Funding

On May 16, RunSafe Security, Inc., creator of a patented cyberhardening process for vulnerable embedded systems and devices across critical infrastructure, announced the... Read More

May 17, 2018

WilmerHale Partners and Practices Named Among Managing Intellectual Property's 2018 IP Stars

Managing Intellectual Property's 2018 IP Stars Handbook recognizes WilmerHale and 19 of its partners as leaders in the field. IP Stars identifies lawyers based on their... Read More

May 16, 2018

Banking Regulators' Examination Authority Does Not Override Attorney-Client Privilege

Notwithstanding the venerable status of the attorney-client privilege and the important purposes it serves, the federal banking regulators and the Consumer Financial... Read More

May 15, 2018

Gary Born and Professor Peter Sester Consider Arbitration in Brazil at a Seminar in the Firm's London Office

On May 3, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr co-hosted a seminar in the London office with the Brazilian Arbitration Committee (Comitê Brasileiro de Arbitragem –... Read More

May 15, 2018

Partner Jamie Gorelick Participates in Bioterror Simulation That Highlights Continued Readiness Gaps

Partner Jamie Gorelick, along with other former and current top federal policymakers, participated in a tabletop exercise meant to better understand the kinds of... Read More

May 15, 2018

SCOTUS Overturns LA Death-Row Inmate’s Conviction in Win for WilmerHale’s Seth Waxman

In a case argued by Partner Seth Waxman on behalf of a Louisiana death-row inmate, the US Supreme Court on Monday, May 14, 2018, overturned several murder convictions... Read More

May 15, 2018

WilmerHale Counsels Casella Waste Systems in Entering into $550M Credit Facility with Bank of America

Casella Waste Systems, Inc., a regional solid waste, recycling and resource management services company, announced that it has entered into a $550 million credit... Read More

May 15, 2018

WilmerHale, ACLU of Massachusetts Obtain Release of Detained Mother

WilmerHale and the American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts successfully convinced the US government to release Lucimar de Souza, a non-citizen who had been... Read More

May 10, 2018

WilmerHale Counsels Braintree Laboratories in Acquisition by Sebela Pharmaceuticals

On May 1, 2018, Sebela Pharmaceuticals completed the acquisition of Braintree Laboratories Inc., a privately held specialty pharmaceutical company based in Braintree,... Read More

May 8, 2018

WilmerHale Counsels Karyopharm Therapeutics in Public Offering of Shares

Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc., a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company, has announced the closing of its previously announced registered underwritten public offering and... Read More

May 8, 2018

WilmerHale Counsels Nantero in $29.7M Series G Funding

Nantero Inc., a nanotechnology company developing next generation memory using carbon nanotubes, announced that it has expanded product development with a wide range of... Read More

May 8, 2018

WilmerHale Counsels Soft Robotics in Closing of $20M Fundraising Round

Soft Robotics Inc., a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based company that designs and manufactures robotic grippers capable of manipulating a wide variety of items without the... Read More

May 7, 2018

WilmerHale on Shortlist for Transatlantic Antitrust, Dispute Resolution Teams of the Year

WilmerHale has been named to the shortlist of law firms being considered for The American Lawyer's 2018 Transatlantic Legal Awards for Antitrust Team of the Year and... Read More

May 3, 2018

WilmerHale Counsels Casa Systems in Public Offering by Selling Stockholders

Casa Systems, Inc.—a provider of software-centric solutions for next-generation distributed and virtualized architectures in cable operator, fixed telecom and wireless... Read More

May 3, 2018

WilmerHale Lawyers and Practices Recognized in 2018 Edition of Chambers USA

Chambers and Partners announced its rankings for the 2018 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, with WilmerHale listed among the nation's best... Read More

May 2, 2018

Chambers USA Names WilmerHale to 2018 Awards Shortlist

WilmerHale has been shortlisted for the 2018 Chambers USA Awards for international trade, privacy and data security, and securities and financial services regulation.  Read More

May 2, 2018

Dr. Jacomijn van Haersolte-van Hof Interviews Maxi Scherer as Part of the LCIA “Perspectives” Series

The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) is producing a series of “Perspectives” throughout 2018 to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the formal... Read More

May 2, 2018

WilmerHale Named to IFLR Americas Shortlist for M&A and Private Equity

The International Financial Law Review has named WilmerHale to its shortlist of nominees for its 2018 Deals of the Year Award. Read More

April 30, 2018

WilmerHale Tutoring Program Recognized by Maya Angelou Public Charter School

On April 20, Caroline Coates and Todd Willis represented the firm at Maya Angelou Public Charter School's Partners and Funders Appreciation Breakfast in Washington DC.... Read More

April 20, 2018

WilmerHale Again Named Top Ten Family Friendly Firm

For the ninth time, WilmerHale has been named among the Top Ten Family Friendly Firms by the Yale Law Women at Yale Law School, an organization aimed at helping women... Read More

April 19, 2018

Benjamin Powell Honored Again in Cybersecurity Docket Incident Response 30 List

Benjamin Powell—a Washington-based partner and co-chair of WilmerHale's cybersecurity, privacy and communications practice—has once again been named by Cybersecurity... Read More

April 19, 2018

WilmerHale Hosts Job Shadow for Dayton Early College Academy Students

For the second consecutive year, WilmerHale's Dayton office hosted high school students from Dayton Early College Academy for a job shadow. Read More

April 18, 2018

WilmerHale Counsels PerkinElmer in €300M Bond Offering

On April 11, multinational human and environmental health corporation, PerkinElmer, Inc., announced the closing of a €300 million bond offering.  Read More

April 18, 2018

WilmerHale Recognized for Pro Bono Work by Immigrant Defense Project

On April 10, WilmerHale was recognized by the Immigrant Defense Project (IDP) for its work in the area of immigrant rights. The firm and other honorees were recognized... Read More

April 17, 2018

President Trump to Nominate Dan Berkovitz to CFTC

President Donald Trump has announced his intent to nominate WilmerHale Partner Dan Berkovitz to be a commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, for the... Read More

April 17, 2018

VIDEO: Talking Cryptocurrency and the CFTC With WilmerHale’s Paul Architzel

Paul Architzel, co-chair of WilmerHale's Futures and Derivatives Group, was interviewed by Bloomberg Law regarding the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission's proposed... Read More

April 17, 2018

WilmerHale Shares Career Guidance With Cathedral High School Students During Biennial Career Day

WilmerHale, one of Boston's premier law firms, held its biennial morning Career Day for Cathedral High School students on April 10.  Read More

April 16, 2018

Gary Born Receives Outstanding Contribution to the Legal Profession Chambers Award

Gary Born, chair of Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr's International Arbitration Group, will receive the 2018 “Outstanding Contribution to the Legal Profession... Read More

April 16, 2018

Maxi Scherer Wins Global Arbitration Review Award for Best Speech

Professor Maxi Scherer, London-based special counsel and member of WilmerHale's International Arbitration Group, has received the Global Arbitration Review's award for... Read More

April 13, 2018

WilmerHale Counsels Zaius in $30M Series B Funding

On April 12, 2018, Zaius, the CRM built for B2C marketers, announced it raised $30 million in a Series B investment round led by Insight Venture Partners. Previous... Read More

April 12, 2018

WilmerHale Counsels MKS Instruments in Completing Fourth Repricing of Secured Term Loan and in Voluntary $50M Prepayment of Principal

On April 11, 2018, MKS Instruments, Inc., a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, announced another successful... Read More

April 12, 2018

WilmerHale's Antitrust Group Wins GCR Litigation of the Year Award

Global Competition Review (GCR) has honored WilmerHale's Antitrust and Competition Practice with the award for Litigation of the Year–Cartel Defence, during the GCR... Read More

April 11, 2018

WilmerHale Counsels Analogic in $1.1B Acquisition by an Affiliate of Altaris Capital Partners

On April 10, 2018, Analogic Corporation, a provider of leading-edge healthcare and security solutions, and Altaris Capital Partners, LLC, a leading private investment... Read More

April 9, 2018

WilmerHale Counsels DriveWealth in $21M Series B Funding

On April 3, 2018, DriveWealth Holdings, Inc., a company founded to democratize investing in the US stock market through a technology that modernizes and simplifies... Read More

April 2, 2018

WilmerHale Team Obtains Fifth Circuit Victory in High-Profile Fiduciary Rule Case

A team of WilmerHale litigators recently achieved a major victory when the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit vacated the US Department of Labor's highly... Read More

March 23, 2018

Promoting and Encouraging Trade and Commerce in the Pacific Region Through Dispute Resolution

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP and the Centre for Small States, Queen Mary University of London, held a seminar on 16 March in Brussels on promoting and... Read More

March 23, 2018

WilmerHale Counsels BNP Paribas in Leading $30 Million Funding Round

Digital Reasoning, a leading artificial intelligence company, announced it has raised $30 million in new funding. International bank BNP Paribas led the funding round... Read More

March 20, 2018

Chambers Europe 2018 Recognizes WilmerHale Lawyers and Practices

Twelve WilmerHale lawyers and three firm practices have been recognized in the 2018 edition of Chambers Europe: Leading Lawyers for BusinessRead More

March 20, 2018

WilmerHale Counsels Vividion in Strategic Research Collaboration with Celgene

Vividion Therapeutics, a biotechnology company using novel proteomics and chemistry platforms, has announced that it entered into a strategic research collaboration with... Read More

March 16, 2018

WilmerHale Counsels Casella Waste Systems in Industrial Revenue Bond Transactions

Casella Waste Systems, a regional solid waste, recycling and resource management services company, announced two transactions relating to its industrial revenue bonds.  Read More

March 16, 2018

WilmerHale Recognized for Outstanding International Lawyers and Practices in Chambers Global 2018

In the 2018 edition of Chambers Global, 33 WilmerHale lawyers were named among “The World's Leading Lawyers for Business."  Read More

March 15, 2018

WilmerHale Partner Andre Owens Joins LUNGevity Foundation's Board of Directors

LUNGevity Foundation, the nation's leading lung cancer-focused nonprofit organization, today announced that Andre Owens, partner in the Washington, D.C., law office of... Read More

March 15, 2018

WilmerHale Represents Behavioral Biometrics Leader BioCatch in Closing $30M New Investment

BioCatch, a global leader in behavioral biometrics, announced that it has closed a $30 million financing round, cementing its growth plan and vision to redefine digital... Read More

March 14, 2018

WilmerHale Counsels Commonwealth Fusion Systems in Collaboration with MIT

Commonwealth Fusion Systems, a private company dedicated to commercializing fusion energy, will join the MIT Energy Initiative as part of a new university-industry... Read More

March 14, 2018

WilmerHale Counsels Voyager Therapeutics in Global Strategic Collaboration with AbbVie

Voyager Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage gene therapy company, and AbbVie, a global biopharmaceutical company, announced that they have entered into an exclusive... Read More

March 9, 2018

WilmerHale Counsels Stash in $37.5M Series D Funding

Stash, the financial platform revolutionizing how millions of Americans invest and save, announced it has raised $37.5 million in Series D funding.  Read More

March 8, 2018

Denver Business Journal Recognizes Kayla Byers as One of Colorado's Top Women in Energy

The Denver Business Journal has named Denver attorney Kayla Byers as one of Colorado's most important and influential female leaders in the state's energy industry.  Read More

March 8, 2018

Law Week Colorado Names Partner Mindy Sooter One of the State's Top Litigators

Law Week Colorado has named Denver Partner Mindy Sooter one of Colorado's most talented and accomplished litigation attorneys.  Read More