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Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr has recorded a strong performance in its first full financial year as a merged firm.
The firm’s turnover for 2004 was $750m. That figure is up an impressive 14 per cent on a combined total for Wilmer Cutler & Pickering ($334m) and Hale & Dorr ($325m) in 2003. The combined firm should shoot into the top 15 US firms, ranked by total revenues.
In news unrelated to the financial results former Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr partner William Wilson announced the opening of his new firm in Washington DC. Wilson International Law will focus on cross-border finance and M&A and will have affiliated offices in Hong Kong and Taipei. Wilson is joined by of counsel Michael March, who was formerly at Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison and will be based in Hong Kong.