David Gammell and Edwin Pease have joined WilmerHale's Boston office as partners in the Corporate Practice

May 9, 2013

David Gammell and Edwin Pease, two leading high tech lawyers, have joined WilmerHale's Boston office as partners in the Corporate Practice. Together, Gammell and Pease have more than 30 years of experience focusing on emerging companies, venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, and related matters.

Gammell, who began his legal career 16 years ago, specializes in advising start-ups and venture-backed companies, venture capital firms, buyers and sellers in mergers and acquisitions, and both private and public companies in tech transfer and licensing matters, joint ventures and partnerships. Pease focuses his practice on advising start-ups and venture-backed companies, venture capital funds, and buyers and sellers in mergers and acquisitions. Between 1997 and 2005, he was an associate with Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault, LLP.

Gammell and Pease join WilmerHale from a Boston-based law firm, where they were co-chairs of the Emerging Technologies and Venture Capital Practices.

WilmerHale’s corporate lawyers are renowned for their work in initial public offerings, venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, strategic alliances, corporate governance matters and the representation of emerging companies. These lawyers draw on the resources of WilmerHale’s intellectual property, tax, labor and employment, employee benefits, litigation, real estate, bankruptcy and antitrust practices to provide a one-stop solution to its corporate clients. The firm’s Corporate Practice is consistently ranked by Chambers USA, having most recently been recognized in its 2012 edition as "superb" with "outstanding quality at all levels" and specifically acknowledged as a tier-one firm in the Corporate/M&A category in Massachusetts.

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