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WilmerHale has earned a spot on the American Lawyer A-List for nearly every year of its existence – a prestigious list highlighting the top 20 law firms in the nation that excel in associate satisfaction, diversity, finances and pro bono; In 2018 WilmerHale rose to #2, from 4th place in 2017.

Vault – 2018 Associate Survey Rankings: #11 Best Formal Training Program; #17 Best Associate/Partner Relations; #6 in Appellate Litigation and Intellectual Property; #13 for Best Summer Associate Program.

Recognized as a top place to work by Bay Area News, The Boston Globe, Crain’s New York, The Washington Post; and Dayton Business Journal.

Wilmerhale is One of Law 360’s “Rare” Firms in 2018 Leading in Both Female and Minority Diversity.

WilmerHale named a “Best Law Firm for Women” recipient for the 10th consecutive year by Working Mother magazine.

WilmerHale ranked at the top of a peer list for above-average representation—from associate to partner—in total female attorneys, partners and non-partners according to Law360's 2017 Glass Ceiling Report. 

The Women in Law Empowerment Forum recognized WilmerHale with Gold Standard Award for placement of women in leadership positions.

WilmerHale named to National Law Journal’s Appellate Hot List for the tenth consecutive year.

WilmerHale Honored Throughout 2018 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® Best Law Firms List, Named Intellectual Property Litigation Firm of the Year.

Law 360 named WilmerHale’s Appellate, IP and Technology Practices as Groups of the Year in 2017.

In 2018, WilmerHale ranked #5 in Law 360’s “Best Law Firms for Female Partners” large firm category, and #4 in its “The Best Law Firms For Female Attorneys” ranking.

WilmerHale has been named to the shortlist of law firms being considered for The American Lawyer's 2018 Transatlantic Legal Awards for Antitrust Team of the Year and Dispute Resolution Team of the Year

The American Lawyer placed the firm's Litigation/Controversy Department in the small group of finalists for the legal publication's 2017 Litigation Department of the Year contest.

WilmerHale earned a 100 percent rating in the 2018 Corporate Equality Index for the 11th consecutive year based on the annual Human Rights Campaign Foundation survey to identify the best places to work for LGBT equality.

WilmerHale consistently ranked in The American Lawyer’s Top 100 which analyzes the financial health of the nation’s 100 largest law firms by gross revenue and other key metrics based on 2017 returns.

Dell (2017) – WilmerHale was the recipient of Dell's Legal Diversity Award, given annually to one of Dell's partner law firms that excels at embracing and promoting workplace diversity. The firm was selected based on its overall diversity and inclusion strategy, the critical role of its diversity programs and Women's Leadership Initiative, and key metrics related to recruiting, advancement, and leadership. 

TIAA (2017) –WilmerHale was selected as a recipient of its 2017 Diversity & Inclusion Award for the firm's efforts to recruit, develop and promote diverse lawyers.

National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) named WilmerHale as its 2017 Law Firm Diversity Award recipient.  NAPABA created the Law Firm Diversity Award to recognize firms that actively, affirmatively, consistently and enthusiastically recruit, retain and promote Asian Pacific American lawyers to equity partnership and firm leadership.