WilmerHale provides legal representation across a comprehensive range of practice areas that are critical to the success of clients. They practice at the very top of the legal profession and offer a cutting-edge blend of capabilities that enables us to handle deals and cases of any size and complexity. Today, businesses face greater scrutiny and more “bet the company” issues than ever before. With a practice unsurpassed in depth and scope by any other major firm, they have the ability to anticipate obstacles, seize opportunities and get the case resolved or the deal done—and the experience and know-how to prevent it from being undone.
They are 1,000 lawyers strong, with 12 offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. The practice includes more than 500 litigators with unmatched trial, appellate and Supreme Court experience; a preeminent securities law practice with more than 200 lawyers; a regulatory practice that includes more than 100 lawyers who have held high-level government positions; an intellectual property practice enriched by the experience of more than 120 attorneys and technology specialists who hold scientific or technical degrees; more than 230 seasoned corporate lawyers and business counselors; and lawyers who focus on bankruptcy, environmental, labor and employment, real estate and tax matters.
With a heritage that includes the involvement in the foundation of legal aid work early in the 20th century, they have consistently distinguished themselves as leaders in pro bono representation. Many of the awyers have played, and continue to play, prominent roles in public service activities of national and international importance—from counseling US presidents to opposing discrimination and defending human rights around the world. Most importantly, the firm stands for a steadfast commitment to quality and excellence in everything they do—a commitment reflected in the continued success of the clients across the globe.See more