WilmerHale Lawyers and Practices Recognized in 2016 Edition of Chambers USA

  • 5.27.2016

Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business announced its final rankings for the 2016 edition, with WilmerHale ranking among the nation's best in 47 practice area categories. Chambers also ranked 82 WilmerHale lawyers as leaders in their respective fields.

Chambers USA is published annually and distributed to general counsel of global and national businesses. The guide rates lawyers based on technical legal skills, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, , commitment, and other qualities most valued by clients. Practice area rankings are based on individual lawyers within the field, and the strength and depth of a department as a whole.

Complete Chambers USA rankings can be found on the Chambers & Partners website. Please see below for the list of WilmerHale lawyers and practice areas recognized in the 2016 edition.

Lawyer: Practice Area (Region)

Phil Anker: Bankruptcy/Restructuring (New York)
Katharine Bachman: Real Estate (Massachusetts)
Michael Bain: Private Equity: Venture Capital Investment (Massachusetts)
Keith Barnett: Real Estate (Massachusetts)
Charlene Barshefsky: International Trade: Trade Remedies & Trade Policy (Nationwide)
Michael Bevilacqua: Intellectual Property: Licensing (Massachusetts); Technology (Massachusetts) 
Molly Boast: Antitrust (New York)
Mark Borden: Corporate/M&A (Massachusetts); Private Equity: Venture Capital Investment (Massachusetts)
Jay Bothwick: Corporate/M&A (Massachusetts)
Sean Boulger: Real Estate (Massachusetts)
Robert Burke: Tax (Massachusetts)
James Burling: Antitrust (Massachusetts)
A. William Caporizzo: Tax (Massachusetts)
Patrick Carome: Media & Entertainment (District of Columbia)
James H. Carter: International Arbitration (Nationwide); International Arbitration: Arbitrators (Nationwide)
Steven F. Cherry: Antitrust (District of Columbia); Antitrust: Cartel (Nationwide)
Meredith B. Cross: Securities: Regulation: Advisory (Nationwide)
Christopher Davies: Securities: Regulation: Enforcement (Nationwide)
Douglas Davison: Securities: Regulation: Enforcement (Nationwide)
Peter Dichiara: Intellectual Property (Massachusetts)
Stephanie Evans: Corporate/M&A & Private Equity (District of Columbia)
Robert M. Finkel: Outsourcing (Nationwide); Technology & Outsourcing (New York)
Mark Ford: Antitrust (Massachusetts)
D. Reed Freeman: Privacy & Data Security (Nationwide)
Craig Goldblatt: Bankruptcy/Restructuring (District of Columbia)
Andrew Goldman: Bankruptcy/Restructuring (New York)
Jamie Gorelick: Government: Government Relations (Nationwide)
Karen Green: Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations (Massachusetts)
Leon Greenfield: Antitrust (District of Columbia)
Robert Gunther Jr.: Intellectual Property: Patent (New York)
Natalie Hanlon Leh: Intellectual Property  (Colorado)
Franca Harris Gutierrez: Financial Services Regulation: Banking (Compliance) (Nationwide); Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Compliance) (Nationwide)
Julie Hogan Rodgers: Tax (Massachusetts)
Jay Holtmeier: FCPA (Nationwide); Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations (New York)
Fraser Hunter Jr.: Litigation: Securities (New York)
Paul Jakubowski: Real Estate (Massachusetts)
Boyd Johnson: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations (New York)
Robert Keefe: Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations (Massachusetts)
Rachael Kent: International Arbitration (Nationwide)
Robert Kirsch: Environment (Massachusetts)
Jason Kropp: Corporate/M&A (Massachusetts)
William Lee: Intellectual Property (Massachusetts); Life Sciences: IP/Patent Litigation (Nationwide); International Trade: Intellectual Property (Section 337) (Nationwide); Litigation: Trial Lawyers (Nationwide) 
Yoon-Young Lee: Financial Services Regulation: (Compliance) (Nationwide)
Hal Leibowitz: Corporate/M&A (Massachusetts)
James W. Lowe: Antitrust (District of Columbia)
Lori Martin: Litigation: Securities (New York)
William McLucas: Securities: Regulation: Enforcement (Nationwide)
Ronald Meltzer: International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions (Nationwide)
Michelle Miller: Antitrust (Massachusetts)
Thomas Mueller: Antitrust (District of Columbia); Antitrust: Cartel (Nationwide)
Bruce Newman: Financial Services Regulation: (Compliance) (Nationwide)
Stephanie Nicolas: Financial Services Regulation: (Compliance) (Nationwide)
Robert Novick: International Trade: Trade Remedies & Trade Policy (Nationwide)
Amy Null: Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation (Massachusetts)
David Ogden: Litigation: General Commercial (District of Columbia)
William O'Reilly Jr.: Real Estate (Massachusetts)
Andre Owens: Financial Services Regulation: (Compliance) (Nationwide)
William Paine: Litigation: Securities (Massachusetts)
Kimberly Parker: FCPA (Nationwide)
John Pierce: International Arbitration (Nationwide)
Lisa Pirozzolo: Intellectual Property (Massachusetts)
Benjamin Powell: International Trade: CFIUS Experts (Nationwide)
Roger Ritt: Tax (Massachusetts)
Andrea Robinson: Litigation: Securities (Massachusetts)
Jonathan Rosenfeld: Labor & Employment (Massachusetts)
Matthew Schnall: Tax (Massachusetts)
Mark Selwyn: Intellectual Property: Patent (California)
Howard Shapiro: Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations (District of Columbia)
John Sigel: Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Massachusetts)
Steven Singer: Life Sciences: Corporate/Commercial (Nationwide)
Andrew Spielman: Natural Resources & Environment (Colorado)
Danielle Spinelli: Appellate Law (Nationwide); Native American Law (Nationwide)
Wayne Stoner: Intellectual Property (Massachusetts)
Heather Tewksbury: Antitrust (California); Antitrust: Cartel (Nationwide)
Seth Waxman: Appellate Law (Nationwide); Native American Law (Nationwide)
Harry Weiss: Securities: Regulation: Enforcement (Nationwide)
David Westenberg: Corporate/M&A: Capital Markets (Massachusetts)
Kimberly Wethly: Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation (Massachusetts)
Roger Witten: FCPA (Nationwide)
Jonathan Wolfman: Corporate/M&A (Massachusetts)
Paul Wolfson: Appellate Law (Nationwide)
Heather Zachary: Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite (District of Columbia)

Practice areas by region:


Antitrust: Cartel 
Appellate Law 
Corporate Crime & Investigations 
Financial Services Regulation: Banking (Compliance) 
Financial Services Regulation: (Compliance & Enforcement) 
Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Compliance & Litigation) 
Government: Government Relations 
Intellectual Property 
International Arbitration 
International Trade
International Trade: CFIUS Experts
International Trade: Intellectual Property (Section 337) 
Life Sciences 
Native American Law
Securities: Litigation 
Securities: Regulation
& Emerging Companies 


Intellectual Property 


Intellectual Property

District of Columbia

Banking & Finance
Corporate/M&A & Private Equity 
Intellectual Property: Litigation
Intellectual Property: Patent Prosecution
Litigation: General Commercial
Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations 
Media & Entertainment 
Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite


Banking & Finance 
Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation 
Intellectual Property 
Litigation: General Commercial 
Private Equity: Venture Capital Investment 
Real Estate 

New York 

Intellectual Property: Patent 
Litigation: General Commercial: Highly Regarded 
Litigation: Securities
Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations