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December 15, 2017

The M&A Advisor Honors WilmerHale With Deal of the Year Award for Representing Analog Devices

The M&A Advisor has honored WilmerHale with its annual M&A Deal of the Year award in the deal size category of $25 million to $50 million for representing Analog... Read More

December 15, 2017

WilmerHale Reps Decibel Therapeutics in Strategic Collaboration With Regeneron

On November 29, 2017, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Decibel Therapeutics, Inc. announced a collaboration to discover and develop new potential therapeutics to... Read More

December 12, 2017

Invitation to Participate: 2017 CompStudy Survey for Venture-Backed Life Sciences and Technology Companies

WilmerHale invites you to participate in the 2017 CompStudy survey on equity and salary compensation for executives at venture-backed life sciences and technology... Read More

December 11, 2017

National Veterans Legal Services Program Honors WilmerHale as a Pro Bono Partner of the Year

The National Veterans Legal Services Program, a nonprofit organization that offers pro bono support to help veterans and active duty personnel obtain compensation and... Read More

December 11, 2017

WilmerHale Represents Editas Medicine in $50M Offering of Common Stock

Editas Medicine, Inc., a leading genome editing company, announced the pricing of an underwritten offering of 1,970,000 shares of its common stock. Read More

December 8, 2017

Who's Who Legal: Arbitration Recognizes 18 WilmerHale Lawyers in 2018 Edition

The 2018 edition of Who's Who Legal: Arbitration has recognized 18 WilmerHale lawyers for their industry-leading experience in international arbitration. Read More

December 7, 2017

Denver Business Journal Recognizes Partner Ken Salazar as One of Colorado's Most Important Energy Leaders

The publication, as part of its annual Who's Who in Energy awards, recognizes leaders from a variety of industries including accounting, finance, law, oil and gas,... Read More

December 6, 2017

Law Week Colorado Recognizes WilmerHale's Denver Office for Its Strong Growth

Influential legal publication Law Week Colorado has singled out WilmerHale for its strong growth in the Denver market, recognizing the firm as part of its Colorado 200... Read More

December 6, 2017

WilmerHale Listed Among the Most Recommended Law Firms in Germany by The Legal 500 Deutschland

The Legal 500 has released its 2018 edition of The Legal 500 Deutschland, Germany's guide to outstanding lawyers, recognizing WilmerHale in seven categories. Moreover,... Read More

December 6, 2017

Denver Partner Andy Spielman Featured in Leading Legal Podcast

Andy Spielman was featured in the November 21 edition of the Leftfoot podcast, a series focusing on business development, client retention and innovation issues in the... Read More

December 6, 2017

WilmerHale Represents Regal Entertainment Group in Signing of Definitive Agreement to Be Acquired by Cineworld Group PLC

Regal Entertainment Group announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement with Cineworld Group PLC for Cineworld, the UK's largest cinema operator. Read More

December 5, 2017

Astellas Acquires Mitobridge Under Existing Collaboration

Astellas Pharma Inc. and Mitobridge, Inc. announced that Astellas has exercised its exclusive option right to acquire Mitobridge under the amended terms of the October... Read More

December 5, 2017

TMX Group Announces Agreement with Intercontinental Exchange to Acquire Trayport and Sell NGX

On October 27, 2017, TMX Group Limited announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire London-based Trayport Holdings Limited, and its US-based affiliate, Trayport... Read More

December 4, 2017

WilmerHale Represents Rapid7 in Attainment of New, Consolidated Global Headquarters in Boston

Rapid7, Inc., a leading provider of analytics solutions for security and IT operations, announced plans to relocate its global headquarters from 100 Summer Street to The... Read More

December 1, 2017

The Boston Globe Ranks WilmerHale Among Top 10 Best Places to Work

The firm was ranked ninth out of a total of 35 similarly-sized Boston employers, and is the only law firm that placed to the large employer list. Read More

December 1, 2017

The National Law Journal Recognizes Benjamin Powell as a Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Trailblazer

The National Law Journal has named Benjamin Powell to its list of 2017 Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Trailblazers. Read More

December 1, 2017

The National Law Journal Recognizes Matthew Martens as a Litigation Trailblazer

The National Law Journal has named Matthew Martens to its list of 2017 Litigation Trailblazers. Those recognized were chosen based on their significant career... Read More

December 1, 2017

The Equal Rights Center Resolves Race and Source of Income Discrimination Complaint Through Robust, Court Enforced Agreement with DC Housing Provider

The ERC, a civil rights organization that seeks to promote equal opportunity in housing, has entered into a consent agreement with The Lenkin Company... Read More

November 30, 2017

WilmerHale Represents AM General in Commercial Plant Acquisition by SF Motors

WilmerHale client AM General has sold its commercial assembly plant in Mishawaka, Indiana to SF Motors, an electric vehicle clean mobility company.  Read More

November 29, 2017

WilmerHale Represents Akamai in Acquisition of Nominum

Akamai Technologies, Inc. announced the company completed its acquisition of Nominum, a provider of DNS-based security solutions supporting many of the world's leading... Read More

November 29, 2017

WilmerHale Reps Voyager Therapeutics in Public Offering of Common Stock

Voyager Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage gene therapy company focused on developing life-changing treatments for severe neurological diseases, announced the closing... Read More

November 17, 2017

WilmerHale Reps Achillion Pharmaceuticals in Pricing of Secondary Offering of Common Stock

Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 18,367,346 shares of its common stock by existing stockholder Johnson &... Read More

November 15, 2017

David Cohen Named to Advisory Board of National Security Institute, George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School

The NSI describes itself as “a platform for research, teaching, scholarship, and policy development” related to the security threats facing the US and its allies. Read More

November 14, 2017

WilmerHale Reps Apellis Pharmaceuticals in Initial Public Offering

Apellis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel therapeutic compounds to treat disease through the... Read More

November 9, 2017

WilmerHale Counsels Kindred Systems’ $28M Series B Financing

Kindred Systems Inc., a Vancouver-based developer of human-like intelligence in machines, has secured approximately $28 million in a Series B financing, bringing its... Read More

November 7, 2017

LMG Life Sciences 2017 Honors WilmerHale With Top Rankings

LMG Life Sciences has recognized WilmerHale among the nation's leading life sciences law firms in its 2017 rankings, citing the firm's Life Sciences Practice as... Read More

November 6, 2017

WilmerHale Recognized by ChIPs With Inaugural Honor Roll Award for Efforts and Progress in Gender Equality

WilmerHale is honored to be the recipient of the inaugural Honor Roll Award given by ChIPs at its annual Women in Tech, Law, and Policy Global Summit held October 17-19... Read More

November 6, 2017

WilmerHale Represents 1366 Technologies in $9M Series D Funding

Developer of manufacturing solutions for silicon cell manufacturers, 1366 Technologies, has raised $9 million in Series D funding from strategic partners and return... Read More

November 3, 2017

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly Recognizes Felicia Ellsworth as a Top Woman of Law

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly has included Felicia Ellsworth on its annual Top Women of Law list—an award that honors outstanding women lawyers whose contributions are... Read More

November 3, 2017

Securities Docket Includes Randall Lee and William McLucas on Enforcement 40 List

The list represents the 40 best and brightest securities enforcement defense lawyers in the industry. More than 150 lawyers were considered for the 2017 list.  Read More

November 3, 2017

WilmerHale Lawyers, Practices Recognized for Outstanding Work and Reputation by Chambers UK 2018

Chambers UK: A Client's Guide to the UK Legal Profession 2018 ranked six WilmerHale lawyers and five practices for outstanding work and reputation. Read More

November 2, 2017

JUVE Ranks WilmerHale Lawyers and Practice Areas in Germany

JUVE, the leading legal publication in Germany, highly recommends WilmerHale in the following practice areas: Antitrust, Arbitration/Mediation, Commercial Litigation and... Read More

November 1, 2017

The Boston Globe and TCI Rank WilmerHale as a Top Women-Led Business for the Fifth Consecutive Year

This is the fifth consecutive year that the firm has been included, the second consecutive year that WilmerHale is the only law firm listed, and ranked among the top 20. Read More

November 1, 2017

WilmerHale Honored Throughout 2018 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® Best Law Firms List, Named Intellectual Property Litigation Firm of the Year

WilmerHale has been recognized among the 2018 U.S. News and World Report and Best Lawyers® list of Best Law Firms, an honor it has earned since the inception of these... Read More

October 31, 2017

New York Law Journal Recognizes Molly Boast as a Distinguished Leader

Partner Molly Boast is among a small group of renowned attorneys selected by the New York Law Journal as Distinguished Leaders in 2017. The award recognizes attorneys in... Read More

October 31, 2017

WilmerHale Named to The National Law Journal's Appellate Hot List for the 10th Consecutive Year

The National Law Journal named WilmerHale among the best of the nation's firms with significant appellate practices, giving it a spot on the publication's 2017 Appellate... Read More

October 30, 2017

WilmerHale Represents Consumer Physics in $4.95M Series C Funding

Consumer Physics—developer of SCiO, the world's first pocket-sized connected micro-spectrometer—completed its Series C financing round raising a total of $4.95 million. Read More

October 27, 2017

Jamie Gorelick and David Ogden Recognized by Ethisphere as 2017 Attorneys Who Matter

Partners Jamie Gorelick and David Ogden were recognized by Ethisphere Inc., an organization that promotes business ethics and compliance, as 2017 Attorneys Who Matter. Read More

October 27, 2017

WilmerHale Ranks No. 1 on Global Investigations Review's List of Top Investigations Practices

WilmerHale has climbed to the top of Global Investigations Review's list of the world's 30 leading investigations and compliance practices. Read More

October 26, 2017

WilmerHale Reps Franklin Street Properties in $1B Recast of Unsecured Credit Facility

Franklin Street Properties Corporation announced that it has successfully entered into the following transactions: recast of existing unsecured credit facility into $1... Read More

October 26, 2017

WilmerHale Reps MacroGenics in Global Collaboration and Licensing Agreement With Incyte

MacroGenics, Inc. and Incyte Corporation announced that they have entered into an exclusive global collaboration and license agreement for MacroGenics' MGA012, an... Read More

October 26, 2017

WilmerHale Serves as Counsel to Idera Pharmaceuticals in Public Offering of Common Stock

Idera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced the pricing of its underwritten public offering of 33,333,334 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $1.50 per... Read More

October 25, 2017

WilmerHale Celebrates 20 Years of Strategic Philanthropy

This year marks an important milestone in WilmerHale's history, with the anniversary of the firm's adoption of a distinctive philanthropy model that has guided the... Read More

October 24, 2017

Denver Business Journal Interviews Andy Spielman in Power Book Series

The Denver Business Journal recently published the Power Book, an annual compendium of the 50 most influential people in Colorado and WilmerHale Partner Andy Spielman is... Read More

October 24, 2017

Federal Circuit Issues Precedential Opinion Affirming Dismissal of Patent Suit Against Universal Wilde

WilmerHale secured a significant victory for Universal Wilde, Inc. when the Federal Circuit delivered a precedential opinion affirming the dismissal of a... Read More

October 24, 2017

WilmerHale Leads All Firms in Law Week Colorado's Annual Barrister's Best Awards

WilmerHale lawyers in the Denver office have been recognized with seven Barrister's Best awards from Law Week Colorado, more than any other law firm in the state.  Read More

October 23, 2017

WilmerHale Expands Corporate Practice in Denver with Addition of Two Attorneys

Douglas Edwards and Kathleen Lucas have joined WilmerHale's Denver-based corporate practice, which was created last month with the addition of Partner Keith Trammell. Read More

October 19, 2017

WilmerHale Reps Cydan in Raising $34M to Accelerate New Treatments for Rare Genetic Diseases

Cydan, the first orphan drug accelerator dedicated to advancing therapies that improve the lives of patients with rare genetic diseases, announced a new round of... Read More

October 17, 2017

WilmerHale Advises Visterra in $46.7M Series C Financing

Visterra, Inc., a clinical-stage biotechnology company that uses its novel Hierotope® platform to identify unique disease targets, announced that it has completed a... Read More

October 13, 2017

WilmerHale Secures $40M Win for Akamai Technologies Against Limelight Networks at Delaware Supreme Court

WilmerHale earned a significant victory for Akamai Technologies, Inc. when the Delaware Supreme Court affirmed the Delaware Chancery Court's dismissal of a lawsuit... Read More