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Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

Opened in 2005, WilmerHale's Palo Alto office includes over 50 lawyers spanning a range of practice areas, including litigation, corporate, securities, IP, technology licensing and fund formation. The work we do for clients focuses on areas that match the requirements of Silicon Valley companies with the firm’s core strengths: corporate finance and M&A; IP litigation, counseling and transactions; patent prosecution; securities enforcement and litigation; cross-border transactions and litigation; and government investigations and white collar criminal litigation. Established in 2019, the firm's San Francisco office serves clients ranging from the most innovative technology and life sciences companies to financial institutions and industrial and consumer companies. The lawyers exemplify the firm’s strengths in securities enforcement; investigations and white collar criminal litigation; emerging company counseling and technology transactions; and government investigations and litigation.... Read more

Purpose

WilmerHale is a leading, full-service international law firm with 1,000 lawyers located throughout 13 offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. Our lawyers work at the intersection of government, technology and business, and we remain committed to our guiding principles of:
⁠– providing quality, world-class legal and client services;
⁠– developing diversity among our lawyers and staff;
⁠– fostering an environment that promotes an entrepreneurial spirit, collaboration and collegiality by drawing on the exceptional talents and varied experience of our lawyers;
⁠– encouraging lawyers and staff to perform public service and give back to the community through pro bono work, government service, service to the bar, teaching, and supporting public institutions and charitable organizations; and
⁠– hiring and retaining exceptionally talented lawyers who possess the common trait of outstanding academic and personal achievements.
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Mission

We are committed to providing consistently world-class legal services and we pride ourselves on finding innovative solutions to complex problems that require us to draw on our full range of knowledge and experience. At WilmerHale, we foster a work environment that is deeply rooted in our mission to provide unparalleled, high quality service to our clients. In an effort to continuously develop and support our workforce, we provide extensive in-house and external training opportunities and actively promote the overall well-being of every individual in the WilmerHale community.... Read more

Additional Culture Details

Diversity is a guiding principle of WilmerHale and a key driver of the value the firm provides to clients. The range of perspectives, backgrounds and talents of our lawyers helps us develop creative and effective solutions for our clients’ most complex and challenging legal issues. Collaboration and collegiality are additional guiding principles that reflect our commitment to fostering an inclusive workplace.

We demonstrate our commitment to diversity and inclusion by recruiting talented and accomplished lawyers, law students and staff and providing resources and opportunities to help them reach their career aspirations. We also provide our attorneys and staff with opportunities to impact the communities in which we live and practice through pro bono and community service. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion starts at the top and cascades throughout the firm. WilmerHale is one of very few AmLaw 100 firms with a woman co-managing partner, and part of an even smaller number of such firms that have had both a woman and a person of color as a co-managing partner. Our diversity and inclusion journey is one of continuous assessment, progress, and partnership with others committed to advancing these principles in the legal profession.
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Headquarters

Washington, DC

Employees

1,836 US Employees

Industry

Law

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