Name dropping

A big thanks goes out to (now take a deep breath) Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr for its summer party at the British Museum last Wednesday (1 June).

As one of its partners pointed out, it’s a 10-syllable name (11 if Hale counts as two). Few firms could or would dare to beat that, and Wilmer will soon be bringing some brevity to its monicker, with the Cutler, Pickering and Dorr consigned to history.

Talking of history, there was tons of it at the firm’s party in the Egyptian room. Some marvellous relics – and then there were the exhibits…