WilmerHale's cautious approach pays dividends

Byrne, Matt
February 2009
Lawyer;2/16/2009, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p9
Trade Publication
The article discusses the cautious strategy of the merger of Wilmer Cutler & Pickering and Hale and Dorr which resulted to successful financial growth. According to managing partner Bill Lee, the merger Wilmer Hale benefits the firm to have a greater breadth, depth and diversity of practice group. Moreover, it says that the merger saw the particular growth on its ligitagion and internation arbitration practices in 2008.


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