Home

Wilmer Hale Announces a Plan for Leadership Succession
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

wilmerhaleWilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr will initiate its first management transition since the merger of Washington, D.C.-based Wilmer Cutler and Boston-based Hale and Dorr established the 1,000 lawyer firm in 2004.

Wilmer announced partners Susan Murley and Robert Novick will assume the roles of co-managing partners on January 1, 2012. Murley chairs the firm’s transactional practice; Novick chairs the firm’s regulatory and government affairs practice.

Murley and Novick succeed partners William Perlstein and William Lee. The two current co-managing partners orchestrated the 2004 merger.

  
What
Where


As with Perlstein and Lee, the next leaders come from different sides of the firm and will be based in separate offices. Boston-based Murley was a partner with predecessor firm Hale and Dorr; Washington, D.C.-based Novick had joined Wilmer Cutler in 2001.

In an article at amlawdaily.com, Lee was quoted as saying: “At the time of the merger, having co-managing partners was necessary to make the merger work. But we have learned if you have co-leaders working together effectively there are many benefits to the decision making process.”

When Lee and Perlstein were elected to an additional three-year term as co-managing partners in 2008, the pair said it would be their last as firm leaders. Lee was quoted as syaing: “We thought it was important for the law firm to have new leadership for a new generation,” Lee says. “I’m 60. The firm is more about people who are 30 than it is about me. Perlstein also turned 60 this year.

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!




Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP has twelve offices across the USA, Europe and Asia.





 

Interesting Legal Sites You May Like


BCG FEATURED JOB

Locations:

Keyword:



Search Now

Mid to Senior Level Labor and Employment Attorney

USA-CA-San Francisco

San Francisco office is seeking a mid to senior level labor and employment attorney.

Apply Now

Mid-Level Commercial Business Litigator

USA-CA-Los Angeles

Los Angeles office is seeking a commercial business litigation attorney with 2-5 years of experience...

Apply Now

Mechanical Patent Agent

USA-WI-Milwaukee

Milwaukee office of our client seeks mechanical patent agent with 2-4 years of prosecution experienc...

Apply Now

Estates and Trusts Attorney

USA-MD-Columbia

Columbia office of our client seeks estates and trusts attorney with 5+ years of experience in all a...

Apply Now

RELEVANT JOBS

Docketing Specialist (IP)

USA-DC-Washington

We are seeking a Docketing Specialist to join our team.  Based in the Washington, DC office, th...

Apply now

Senior Legal Department Administrator

USA-NY-Rochester

Please apply here:  Mixing technology, data, and first in class innovation, EagleView&#...

Apply now

Attorney - Labor and Employment

USA-NJ-Mount Laurel

Parker McCay is seeking an experienced attorney to focus on all aspects of counseling and litigation...

Apply now

Attorney - Commercial Finance

USA-NJ-Mount Laurel

Parker McCay is seeking a full time, mid to senior level commercial finance attorney to serve as cou...

Apply now

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

To Top