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About Wilson Elser

Wilson Elser helps individuals and organizations transcend challenges and realize goals by offering an optimal balance of legal excellence and bottom-line value.
Since our founding in 1978, Wilson Elser has forged a reputation as a formidable player in insurance coverage and defense. Our experience in this tightly regulated, cost-conscious industry has shaped a firm culture of accomplished professionalism and cost efficiency that delivers demonstrable value to clients.

Additional info
Year of establishment 1978 Number of Partners 0
Number of offices 20 Partner:associate ratio 0.00
Biggest office New York City Percentage of women attorneys 0.00
Number of attorneys 785 Percentage of minority attorneys 0.00
Number of associates 0 Percentage of LGBT attorneys 0.00
Area of practice

Wilson Elser practices law in the following areas and works with its clients to provide the best possible legal solutions.

  • Accountants
  • Architects & Engineers
  • Community Associations
  • Insurance Agents & Brokers
  • Land Use & Zoning
  • Lawyers
  • Medical Malpractice & Health Care
  • Miscellaneous Professions
  • Real Estate Professionals
  • Real Property
  • Securities Industry Professionals
  • Admiralty & Marine
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Appellate
  • Asbestos
  • Aviation & Aerospace
  • Bankruptcy
  • Class Action Defense
  • Commercial Contracts & Agreements
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Corporate Governance & Compliance
  • Crisis Management
  • Data Privacy & Security
  • Directors & Officers Liability
  • E Discovery
  • Employee Benefits
  • Employment & Labor
  • Energy
  • Environmental
  • Fair Housing & Discrimination Claims
  • Fidelity
  • Surety
  • Financial Institutions
  • Financial Services
  • Gaming Sweepstakes & Contests
  • General Liability & Casualty
  • Government Affairs
  • Government Contracts
  • Government Investigations
  • Health Care Law
  • Hospitality
  • Immigration
  • Information Governance
  • Insurance & Reinsurance Coverage
  • Insurance & Reinsurance Defense
  • Insurance & Reinsurance Transactions
  • Insurance Regulatory & Compliance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Life Health Disability & Erisa
  • Liquor Licensing
  • Lobby Law Compliance
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Municipal
  • Local Government
  • Pharmaceuticals & Medical Devices
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability & Services
  • Program Management
  • Railroad
  • Real Estate & Development
  • Risk Analysis & Mitigation
  • Securities
  • Toxic Tort
  • Transportation
  • Business & Financial
  • Government Relations
  • Insurance & Reinsurance
  • Litigation
Awards and recognitions

2014 AmLaw 200: Wilson Elser ranks 106.
2014 National Law Journal's NLJ 350: Wilson Elser ranks 48.
Chambers USA: Wilson Elser named a 2014 "Leading Law Firm" in Bankruptcy/Restructuring.
American Lawyer Media reports Wilson Elser named "Go-To Law Firm" by Fortune 500 companies for least 5 Years running.
American Lawyer Media reports Wilson Elser named 2014 "Go-To Law Firm" by Fortune 500 companies in Labor/Employment Law and Contracts, Labor and Torts Litigation.
US News & World Report: Wilson Elser ranked in Tier I
New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics: Wilson Elser ranks #1 in Lobbying for 17 years running.
New York Law Journal ranks Wilson Elser the 15th largest law firm in New York.


At Wilson Elser, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is a foundational value, critical to the success of our firm and central to the integrity and vitality of the legal field. Bringing together people of different backgrounds and beliefs, people with diverse perspectives, fosters the innovative and creative thinking that enhances our response to the needs of our clients. Wilson Elser's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and training as well as the organizations to which we belong and the programs we sponsor.

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Wilson Elser LOCATIONS


Wilson Elser Headquarters

150 East 42nd Street
New York City, NY


Wilson Elser Office

100 Southeast Second Street ,
Suite 3800
Miami, FL

305-374-4400 phone
305-579-0261 fax


Wilson Elser Office

200 St. Paul Street ,
Suite 2535
Baltimore, MD

410-539-1800 phone
410-962-8758 fax


Wilson Elser Office

300 South 4th Street ,
11th Floor
Las Vegas, NV

702-727-1400 phone
702-727-1401 fax


Wilson Elser Office

120 N. La Salle Street ,
26th Floor
Chicago, IL

312-704-0550 phone
312-704-1522 fax

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