Wiley Rein Lands WilmerHale M&A Pro For DC Office

Law360, New York (November 19, 2013, 3:47 PM EST) -- Wiley Rein LLP has enlisted a former WilmerHale partner to bolster its corporate practice in Washington, D.C., and advise clients on mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, and private equity matters, the firm said Monday.

Jay Watkins joins the firm as partner after serving more than 17 years at WilmerHale, where he represented hedge funds and private equity and venture capital firms in the acquisition of controlling interests, in leveraged and management buyout financings, and in debt and equity investments.

“Leaving WilmerHale was a difficult decision,” Watkins...
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