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October 5, 2017

Yeve Chitiga Joins DC Bar Foundation Young Lawyers Network Leadership Council

This week, Associate Yeve Chitiga began a two-year term as a member of the DC Bar Foundation's (DCBF) Young Lawyers Network Leadership Council (YLN LC). Read More

September 15, 2017

Alison Geary Named to Global Investigations Review's “40 Under 40” List

London-based Counsel Alison Geary has been named to Global Investigations Review's prestigious “40 Under 40” listing of the world's leading young investigations lawyers. Read More

September 15, 2017

Mindy Sooter Elevated to Chair of the Colorado Bar Association’s IP Section

As chair, she is responsible for ensuring that the section focuses on educational programs and the exchange of information about new or proposed developments in the... Read More

August 31, 2017

Law360 Names WilmerHale a Best Firm for Women and Minority Attorneys

Recognized as one of only two large law firms to have above-average diversity at all levels when looking at race and ethnicity, as well as gender, according to the 2017... Read More

August 29, 2017

Felicia Ellsworth Appointed to Standing Advisory Committee on Rules of Civil and Appellate Procedure

The committee reviews issues and proposals concerning the Massachusetts Rules of Civil and Appellate Procedure, and advises the Justices on the rules of civil and... Read More

August 24, 2017

Catherine Carroll Honored Among Diversity Journal's Women Worth Watching

The Diversity Journal has recognized Partner Catherine Carroll on its annual list of Women Worth Watching, which honors executive trailblazers for their passion,... Read More

August 24, 2017

Heather Tewksbury Honored Among Diversity Journal's Women Worth Watching

The Diversity Journal has recognized Partner Heather Tewksbury on its annual list of Women Worth Watching, which honors executive trailblazers for their passion,... Read More

August 2, 2017

Gretchen Passe Roin Honored as a Law360 Asset Management Rising Star

Law360's annual Rising Stars contest recognizes talented attorneys under the age of 40 based on career accomplishments in their respective practice areas. Read More

July 31, 2017

Denver Co-Partner-in-Charge Natalie Hanlon Leh Edits Leading Book on Discovery Issues in Colorado

Natalie Hanlon Leh served as co-managing editor of Discovery in Colorado, a practical guide to the application of the Colorado and Federal Rules of Civil Procedure... Read More

July 27, 2017

Law360 Names WilmerHale a Best Law Firm for Women

The firm has been recognized as surpassing other like-size firms in moving the legal industry toward a more inclusive status quo, according to the 2017 Glass Ceiling... Read More

July 26, 2017

For the 10th Consecutive Year, Working Mother Magazine Names WilmerHale a Best Law Firm for Women

The annual list recognizes 50 US law firms for their policies in the advancement of women and for the implementation of work-life balance initiatives. Read More

July 26, 2017

Lauren Fletcher Honored as Law360 Intellectual Property Rising Star

The contest recognizes talented attorneys under the age of 40 based on career accomplishments in their respective practice areas.  Read More

July 17, 2017

WilmerHale Announces 2017 Pickering Fellow

Senior Associate Nana Wilberforce has been selected as WilmerHale's 2017 Pickering fellow. Wilberforce, based in Washington DC, is a member of the Antitrust and... Read More

June 22, 2017

WilmerHale Receives Its Fourth Gold Standard Award for Supporting Women Leadership in Law Firms

The Women in Law Empowerment Forum has given WilmerHale the Gold Standard Award for its continued dedication to women in leadership roles and commitment to equal... Read More

June 7, 2017

30 Law Firms Pilot Version of Rooney Rule to Boost Diversity in Leadership Ranks

Diversity Lab announced that it is partnering with 30 of the country's leading law firms to pilot the Mansfield Rule.  Read More

May 19, 2017

Jamie Gorelick Honored by Tahirih Justice Center for Role in Landmark Asylum Case

Partner Jamie Gorelick was honored with a Founders Award at the Tahirih Justice Center's 20 Year Anniversary Gala in Washington DC on May 11.  Read More

May 16, 2017

Law Week Colorado Names Mindy Sooter a Top Woman Attorney

Partner Mindy Sooter was featured in Law Week Colorado's 2017 Top Women Attorneys list, an annual special edition that highlights lawyers who have made a significant... Read More

March 24, 2017

Associate Deputy Attorney General Danielle Conley Returns to WilmerHale

Danielle Conley, who concluded her service as Associate Deputy Attorney General of the United States in January, is returning to WilmerHale as a partner in the firm's... Read More

March 1, 2017

WilmerHale Bolsters its German Litigation Department With Dr. Vanessa Wettner

A recognized practitioner in civil litigation, Dr. Wettner will be a partner in WilmerHale's Frankfurt office.  Read More

January 31, 2017

WilmerHale Welcomes Senior Lateral Arrivals

Over the past twelve months, a notable group of senior laterals joined the firm from diverse positions in government and private practice. Read More

January 25, 2017

Maxi Scherer Presents Keynote at the SCC Centennial Symposium on Arbitrating for Peace

As part of the celebration, the SCC hosted a symposium on the topic "Arbitrating for Peace" with Professor Dr. Maxi Scherer presenting the keynote address. Read More

December 20, 2016

Who's Who Legal Names Seven Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr International Arbitration Practitioners as "Future Leaders of International Arbitration"

Who's Who Legal has ranked Rachael Kent, Franz Schwarz, Duncan Speller, Maxi Scherer, Michelle Bock, Sarah Ganz and Helmut Ortner in its inaugural listing of the "Future... Read More

December 15, 2016

WilmerHale Partners Molly Boast and Heather Tewksbury Named Top Women in Antitrust Law by GCR

Partners Molly Boast and Heather Tewksbury have been named to Global Competition Review's (GCR) list of top Women in Antitrust 2016. Read More

December 13, 2016

Former Defense Department Deputy General Counsel of Environment, Energy and Installations Joins WilmerHale

Rachel Jacobson joins the law firm with more than 30 years of experience in environmental law and policy. Read More

November 22, 2016

The Boston Globe Ranks WilmerHale Among Top 20 Women-Led Businesses

The rankings are based on revenue or operating budget and other variables, including number of full-time employees in the state, workplace and management diversity, and... Read More

November 17, 2016

Rachel Weiner Cohen Participates in 2016 Federal Circuit Bar Association's Global Fellows Series

The series brings together a small group of future leaders in the global legal community for an intensive learning program taught by leading judges and practitioners... Read More

November 14, 2016

Karen Green Joins the Massachusetts Superior Court as Associate Justice

WilmerHale is pleased to announce that former Partner Karen F. Green has been confirmed to a seat on the Massachusetts Superior Court as Associate Justice. She will be... Read More

November 1, 2016

Maxi Scherer Appointed Professor at Queen Mary University of London

The School of International Arbitration at Queen Mary University of London has appointed Special Counsel Maxi Scherer as professor for a Chair in International... Read More

October 20, 2016

Adding Value to Client Relationships

Intellectual Property Litigation Group Co-Chair Lisa Pirozzolo discusses adding value to client relationships in this roundtable feature published by the ABA's Law... Read More

October 11, 2016

Former SEC Associate Regional Director Lorraine Echavarria to Join WilmerHale’s Los Angeles Office

Lorraine Echavarria, the former head of enforcement in the Securities and Exchange Commission's Los Angeles office, has joined WilmerHale's Securities Litigation and... Read More

September 15, 2016

New York Law Journal Selects Sharon Cohen Levin as a Top Women in Law

Levin joins 29 other lawyers who were chosen to the New York Law Journal's first Top Women in Law list.  Read More

September 7, 2016

WilmerHale Honored with BADC Quality of Life Award

The Bar Association of the District of Columbia has selected WilmerHale to receive its 19th Annual Constance L. Belfiore Quality of Life Award, which honors law firms... Read More

August 1, 2016

Diversity Journal Recognizes Jeannie Rhee Among Women Worth Watching

The special edition provides leading women the opportunity to tell their stories of achievements and lessons learned during the process. Read More

July 26, 2016

WilmerHale Again Ranks as a Best Law Firm for Women

Working Mother magazine and Flex-Time Lawyers has again named WilmerHale as a Best Law Firm for Women. The firm has received the honor every year since the list came out... Read More

July 14, 2016

Jamie Gorelick Discusses the Birth of Cybersecurity

The interview showcases her presence during the creation of the federal government's cybersecurity efforts as the Internet was emerging as a global force. Read More

July 11, 2016

WilmerHale Again Named Top Ten Family Friendly Firm

For the third straight year, WilmerHale has been named among the Top Ten Family Friendly Firms overall in the industry. Additionally, the firm was recognized as a Top... Read More

June 24, 2016

WilmerHale Again Receives Gold Standard Award for Promoting Women Attorneys

The Women in Law Empowerment Forum has given WilmerHale the Gold Standard Award for its dedication to women in leadership roles and commitment to equal compensation. Read More

June 16, 2016

WilmerHale Wins Bank of America Award for Diversity and Inclusion

WilmerHale was recognized for creating an internal culture that encourages the recruitment, retention, mentoring and promotion of diverse attorneys. Read More

May 24, 2016

Kimberly Parker Honored by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists for Distinguished Service

For more than 15 years, Partner Kimberly Parker has led teams of WilmerHale lawyers representing the ACOG on a pro bono basis. Read More

May 12, 2016

WilmerHale Ranked Among Top 100 Best Law Firms for Female Attorneys by Law360

WilmerHale was recognized among Law360's Top 100 Best Law Firms for Female Attorneys, an annual ranking based on a firm's female attorney representation. Read More

May 11, 2016

Heather Tewksbury Selected as a Top Woman Lawyer by Daily Journal for Second Time

The Daily Journal has named WilmerHale Partner Heather Tewksbury to its list of Top Women Lawyers in California, which recognizes exceptional female lawyers who prove to... Read More

May 5, 2016

Andrea Jeffries Selected as a Top Woman Lawyer by Daily Journal for Fifth Time

The Daily Journal included Partner Andrea Jeffries to its list of Top Women Lawyers in California, which recognizes exceptional female attorneys who prove to be leaders... Read More

April 28, 2016

Nina Tallon Named an Intellectual Property Rising Star by Law360

WilmerHale Partner Nina Tallon is one of only 10 attorneys nationwide named a 2016 Intellectual Property Rising Star by Law360 and one among four WilmerHale partners... Read More

April 22, 2016

Catherine Carroll Named an Appellate Rising Star by Law360

WilmerHale Partner Catherine Carroll is one of only six attorneys nationwide named a 2016 Appellate Rising Star by Law360, and one among four WilmerHale partners... Read More

April 22, 2016

Felicia Ellsworth Named a Trial Rising Star by Law360

WilmerHale Partner Felicia Ellsworth is one of only five attorneys nationwide named a 2016 Trial Rising Star by Law360. This annual competition honors the top legal... Read More

April 12, 2016

Jamie Gorelick to Discuss Privacy and Security Issues at the Trilateral Commission 2016 Plenary Meeting

WilmerHale Partner Jamie Gorelick will speak at the Trilateral Commission 2016 Plenary Meeting as a member of the distinguished panel entitled “The Impact of Big Data on... Read More

March 21, 2016

MIP Names WilmerHale Patent Contentious Firm of the Year and Natalie Hanlon Leh Colorado's Outstanding IP Litigator of the Year

In addition, the firm was recognized for its role in two “Milestone Cases of the Year:” Akamai Technologies v. Limelight Network (Fed. Circuit, August 2015), in which... Read More

March 15, 2016

Lisa Pirozzolo Joins the Boston Bar Foundation’s Society of Fellows

Lisa Pirozzolo, co-chair of the firm's Intellectual Property Litigation Practice, has been welcomed as a member of the Boston Bar Foundation's Society of Fellows. The... Read More

March 9, 2016

WilmerHale Signs on for Inaugural Women in Law Hackathon Aimed at Tackling Gender Parity

WilmerHale is proud to be a participant in the Women in Law Hackathon—a new Shark Tank-style pitch competition established by Diversity Lab, in partnership with Stanford... Read More

January 20, 2016

WilmerHale Welcomes Senior Lateral Arrivals

In 2015, a notable group of senior laterals joined the firm from diverse positions in government, business, higher education and private practice. Read More