Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr

1875 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20006
Phone: 202 663 6000
Fax: 202 663 6363
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About the Firm

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, also known as WilmerHale, is a law firm based in Boston, Massachusetts. The firm resulted in a merger in 2004 between two already existing firms by the names Hale and Dorr from Boston and Wilmer Cutler & Pickering from Washington. Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP has a total of twelve offices all over the United States, Asia and Europe. There are over 1,100 attorneys working for this firm the world over.
WilmerHale has been one of the most successful legal firms of the 21st century. It has been named in the A-List for eight consecutive years by The American Lawyer. This firm also has had impressive recognition in Vault ‘prestige’ ranking, landing in the top 20 for six consecutive years in the total list of top hundred firms in the United States. Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr is acclaimed for its substantial revenue per lawyer, satisfaction of associates, diversity and the extensive pro bono work. The firm ranked at number 14th in the list of American Law firms according to their total revenue, in the British magazine Legal Week.
Over the years, we have seen many companies that have been represented by Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr. Some of these companies include AT&T, Bayer, Bose, Citigroup, Chrysler LLC, Boeing, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Honda, JPMorgan Chase, HSBC Finance, Lufthansa, Kodak, Oracle, Novartis, Morgan Stanley, WebMD, UBS, Philips, Pfizer, Sun Life Financial and Monsanto.
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr has always been active in high profile cases. They have represented senators John McCain and Russ Feingold as well as other Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act sponsors, defending the constitutionality of the Act. They also represented the prestigious University of Michigan for over 6 years. Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr has a wide spread presence in foreign countries like Beijing, Berlin, Boston,  Dayton, Brussels,Frankfurt,  Los Angeles, New York, London (2 offices),Oxford, Palo Alto and Washington D.C. 

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Areas of Law

  • Corporate and Transactional
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation/ Controversy
  • Regulatory and Government Affairs
  • Securities
  • Pro Bono
  • Current Developments
  • Industry Experience
  • Regional Practices

Frequently Asked Questions

Q:Do Wilmer Culter Pickering Hale and Dorr take pro bono cases?

A:Wilmer Culter Pickering Hale and Dorr have an extensive pro bono practice. The firm has been part of a number of landmark cases where clients were represented free of charge. One of the most notable instances was the McCarthy hearings where the firm represented the U.S. army. Its pro bono practice has been ranked as one of the best in the U.S. by American Lawyer. The firm recommends its attorneys to devote a specific amount of hours to pro bono cases every year.

Q:Can Wilmer Culter Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP assist me with Intellectual Property cases?

A:Wilmer Culter Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP provide extensive legal services in Intellectual Property cases. Areas in Intellectual Property covered by Wilmer Culter Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP are copyright, licensing, technology transfer, litigation, patent, proprietary information, trade secrets, trade mark, trade dress and domain names. These are just some of the areas covered by Wilmer Culter Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP in Intellectual Property cases.

Q:What areas of regulatory and government affairs do Wilmer Culter Pickering specialize in?

A:Wilmer Culter Pickering provides extensive legal services in regulatory and government affairs. The areas covered are antitrust and competition, aviation, public policy and strategy, European regulatory group, financial institutions, environmental, communications, privacy, internet law and international trade, investment and market access. Wilmer Culter Pickering law firm has provided legal services in the above mentioned areas to clients from a number of industries.

Office Location

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

1875 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

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