Chambers Global 2016 Ranks WilmerHale Lawyers, Practices

  • 3.23.2016

Chambers Global has named 27 WilmerHale lawyers among "The World's Leading Lawyers for Business" in its 2016 edition. Additionally, the firm is ranked in 15 practice areas that span five regions.

Chambers Global is the culmination of thousands of in-depth interviews by the largest research team of its kind and are trusted world-wide to objectively rank the world's best lawyers and law firms. The rankings take into account a lawyer's legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness, commitment and other qualities that clients consider valuable.

The following WilmerHale lawyers are recognized in the 2016 guidebook (listed by both practice area and the region in which they are ranked):

USA: Steven Cherry, Thomas Mueller, Heather Tewksbury (Up and Coming)

Arbitration (International)
Europe-wide: Gary Born (Star Individuals), Steven Finizio, Franz Schwarz
Global-wide: Gary Born (Star Individuals), James Carter, John V.H. Pierce, Franz Schwarz

USA: Thomas Mueller (Foreign expert)

Competition/European Law
Belgium: Christian Duvernoy, Claus-Dieter Ehlermann (Senior Statesmen), Frédéric Louis, Thomas Mueller (Expert based abroad), John Ratliff 

USA: Mark Borden

Dispute Resolution
Austria: Franz Schwarz (Expert based abroad)
UK: Gary Born (Star Individuals), Steven Finizio, Franz Schwarz (Foreign expert)

USA: Jay Holtmeier, Kimberly Parker, Roger Witten (Senior Statesmen)

Intellectual Property
USA: Robert Gunther, Jr., William Lee

International Arbitration
USA: James Carter (Senior Statesmen), Rachael Kent, John V H Pierce

International Trade
USA: Charlene Barshefsky, William Lee, Ronald Meltzer, Robert  Novick (Eminent Practitioner), Benjamin Powell

Life Sciences
Global-wide: William Lee, Steven Singer

USA: William Lee

USA: Robert Finkel 

Privacy & Data Security
USA: Reed Freeman

Private Equity
USA: Robert Schwed 

Public International Law
Global-wide: Gary Born

WilmerHale is also recognized for the following practice areas in the following regions:

Competition/European Law  

Arbitration (International)

Arbitration (International) 
Corporate Investigations 
Corporate Investigations: Anti-Corruption 
International Trade/WTO 
Life Sciences 

Dispute Resolution: International Arbitration 

Antitrust: Cartel 
Corporate Crime & Investigations
Intellectual Property: Patent 
International Arbitration 
International Trade 
International Trade: Intellectual Property (Section 337) 

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