Associate Life

Komal Patel

Komal is a summer associate in our Washington DC office. She expects to graduate from Columbia Law School in 2018. At Columbia, Komal is a managing editor for the Columbia Law Review and is involved with the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund, the South Asian Law Student Association and the Native American Law Student Association. She received her undergraduate degree in Journalism and Anthropology from New York University.

End of Summer Reflections

August 3, 2017 12:10 PM | Permalink

Sadly, this blog post marks the end of my wonderful summer experience at WilmerHale's DC office. I spent a fair amount of time racking my brain for something to write about in closing, but the only thing that kept coming to mind was my Segway ride through DC. The Segway tour of DC was one of the many...

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My First Trial and Pro Bono at WilmerHale

July 18, 2017 1:03 PM | Permalink

Welcome back to my blog! Although it's only been a couple of weeks, a lot has happened since I last posted. Andrew, my officemate, and I spent the bulk of last week in Orange County, California, where we had the amazing opportunity of working on a small trial team as pro bono counsel. We helped defend...

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The WilmerHale Team

June 30, 2017 9:12 AM | Permalink

“The people.” It's the archetypal response given by attorneys when asked about their favorite aspect of their firms. Throughout the interview season, I was often skeptical of the sincerity behind this answer, given how frequently I heard it. But while I can't speak for other firms, I can confidently...

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Legal Work at WilmerHale DC

June 16, 2017 9:38 AM | Permalink

Welcome to my blog! Here I will be posting about my various adventures as a summer associate in WilmerHale's DC office. By way of an introduction, my name is Komal Patel, and I'm a rising 3L at Columbia Law School. When I signed my offer letter and agreed to join WilmerHale as a 2017 summer associate...

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