- 150 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017, USA
Wilson Elser helps individuals and organizations transcend challenges and realize goals by offering an optimal balance of legal excellence and bottom-line value.
Nearly 800 attorneys strong, our firm serves clients of all sizes, across multiple industries and around the world. Wilson Elser has 24 strategically located offices in the United States, another in London and several European affiliates. This depth and scale has made us one of the nation’s most influential law firms, ranked in the Am Law 100 and in the top 50 of the National Law Journal 250.
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.
Today, Wilson Elser provides clients with full-service, first-class legal services, spanning the spectrum of litigation and related areas. We apply the discipline and diligence of effective litigation to virtually all areas of the law, drawing from 56 service areas to create multidisciplinary teams that give each client matter the best of the firm’s collective intelligence and capabilities.
Our firm’s uncommonly high concentration of seasoned senior litigators gives us an advantage when handling our clients’ most challenging and technical cases. More broadly, many of our attorneys have specialized degrees in business, engineering, medicine and accounting, as well as extensive on-the-ground professional experience, which translate into client solutions that work in the real world.
By combining our attorneys’ deep experience with the vast resources and technical capacity of a large and highly respected firm, Wilson Elser consistently provides our clients with sound, uncompromising legal representation.
Giving back to our communities is a foundational principle at Wilson Elser. We offer extensive pro bono services designed to help ensure universal access to the legal system, especially among those who are poor or otherwise marginalized. Wilson Elser leadership encourages all of our legal professionals to perform pro bono work, benefiting the immediate and surrounding areas in which we live and work, creating opportunities for our attorneys to gain invaluable training and experience and forging meaningful relationships between the firm and its communities nationwide.
Wilson Elser’s pro bono initiatives demand the same high standards of professionalism accorded any work undertaken by the firm. We endeavor to use our extensive litigation and trial experience to help those who do not have the resources to retain counsel, including children, immigrants and veterans.
The changing energy landscape is reshaping the geopolitics that define our world. Wilson Elser’s Energy practice keeps pace by closely monitoring new developments in this evolving area, forecasting where it may be headed and anticipating how our clients can comply with applicable codes and laws to minimize their exposure.
Our energy attorneys deal with the casualty claims and toxic tort matters brought by employees and others that reflect the ever-present liabilities that come with operating refineries, dams, wind turbines and drilling rigs. We have considerable experience with energy and infrastructure projects, climate change and sustainability matters. Wilson Elser also represents clients engaged in or considering business ventures in emerging green energy fields, such as solar, wind, geothermal, cogeneration, biofuels and biomass.