Associate Life

Nick Werle

Nick is a summer associate in our New York office, a member of the Yale Law School class of 2018, and a native New Yorker. Prior to law school, Nick was studying corporate and financial crime as a Marshall Scholar in the United Kingdom. During his two years in London, he received an M.Sc. in economic policy from University College London and an M.Sc. in risk and finance at the London School of Economics. As an undergraduate, Nick studied physics and modern critical philosophy at Brown University. After graduating college, Nick worked as an investigative analyst in the Manhattan District Attorney's Major Economic Crimes Bureau and taught economics and economic history.

Getting to Know the Lawyers at 7 WTC

August 3, 2017 12:03 PM | Permalink

Throughout the summer, attorneys at all levels from associate to partner have stressed how the key to successfully navigating the legal profession is to “meet as many people as you can.” But this is often easier said than done. It's easy to feel intimidated by the resumes of many of WilmerHale's lawyers,...

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Building a Varied Practice as a Summer Associate

July 18, 2017 11:51 AM | Permalink

When dipping into the work of a law office for only 10 weeks, it can be challenging to both see a variety of practice areas and maintain the continuity required to meaningfully dig into a project. The attorneys and recruiting staff at WilmerHale do a great job balancing these concerns. The firm's approach...

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Building a ‘DC Practice’ from NYC

June 30, 2017 9:32 AM | Permalink

When I was considering different firms for my second summer, my starting point was that I would be working in New York. My partner works in book publishing in the city, and I hope to practice here after law school, so I was set on spending my summer in New York. But I also had three strong areas of...

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Location, Location, Location

June 16, 2017 9:17 AM | Permalink

The views from WilmerHale's New York office, located at the top of the brand new 7 World Trade Center, are not just distractingly beautiful. They also reflect why this is a great place to do legal work in New York City. Looking out of my north-facing office window, I can see the stunning Midtown Manhattan...

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