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Silver - Individuals: litigation
“Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr is a high-quality firm with skill and depth throughout.” The outfit has nearly 120 lawyers and technology specialists who hold technical degrees, and has an excellent track record in all forums. The group filed over 1,250 patent applications in 2021 alone, has a 96% institution rate in IPRs and has represented some of the world’s leading companies in litigation and high-profile transactions. Co-chairing the IP litigation practice is Amy Kreiger Wigmore. She is an esteemed trial lawyer with more than 20 years of experience, and recently led Comcast to a complete victory against NexStep. Two more top performers at the practice are post-grant co-chairs David Cavanaugh and Gregory Lantier. Cavanaugh is an eminent strategist and a leader at the PTAB, having acted in around 400 IPRs. “Greg is one of the best patent lawyers in the US. He is very intelligent, strategic, hardworking, organised, team-oriented and client focused.” Also recommended is Seth Waxman, who is one of the country’s leading Supreme Court and appellate lawyers. He also served as Solicitor General of the United States for four years.