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KEY PLAYERS Mark Borden, chair of Hale and Dorr’s corporate department. Borden has represented companies and underwriters in more than 100 public offerings. Recently, Borden represented the Learning Co. in its acquisition by Mattel; Wellfleet Communications in its merger with SynOptics Communications Inc.; and Calgene Inc. in its acquisition by Monsanto. John Burgess, co-chair of Hale and Dorr’s international group. His clients include U.S. and foreign issuers in IPOs, including the 2000 IPO of Infineon Technologies on both the Nasdaq and the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, and the 2000 IPO of Bookham Technology on Nasdaq and the London Stock Exchange. Lloyd Cutler, senior counsel and one of Wilmer Cutler’s founders. Active in Democratic politics, he’s served as counsel to Presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter. William Lee became managing partner of Hale and Dorr in 2000. An intellectual property and commercial litigator, Lee has recently been lead trial counsel in a multibillion-dollar action before the International Trade Commission and in federal trials involving laser optics, video conferencing, dye chemistry, high-speed chromatography, and medical devices. William McLucas, partner and former director of enforcement at the Securities and Exchange Commission. McLucas heads Wilmer Cutler’s securities practice. He’s served as counsel to the Special Investigative Committee of the Board of Directors of Enron Corp. and led the firm’s team as special counsel to a committee of the board of directors of WorldCom Inc. in its independent investigation into the company’s financial restatements and bankruptcy. William Perlstein, chairman of Wilmer Cutler’s management committee since 1998. Perlstein heads the firm’s bankruptcy and workout practice, representing creditors’ committees, bank groups, debtors, trustees, and claims acquirers. He recently counseled debtors in the PSINet and Iridium Chapter 11 proceedings. John Pickering, one of Wilmer Cutler’s founding partners. He is well-known for encouraging the firm’s commitment to providing pro bono services. David Redlick, co-chair of the life sciences group at Hale and Dorr. Redlick recently represented Goldman Sachs in connection with the initial public offering by GTx Inc., and Eyetech Pharmaceuticals in connection to its IPO. Seth Waxman, partner and former solicitor general. Waxman leads Wilmer Cutler’s appellate practice. He has delivered over 40 oral arguments in the U.S. Supreme Court, successfully representing sponsors of the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act in litigation defending the constitutionality of the legislation. FIRM DATA Wilmer Cutler Pickering Total lawyers: 562 Equity partners: 154 2002 revenue: $296 million 2002 profits per partners: $760,000 Offices: D.C., New York, Baltimore, Northern Virginia, London, Brussels, Berlin, and affiliate in Beijing Hale and Dorr Total lawyers: about 500 Equity partners: 181 2002 revenue: $306.5 million 2002 profits per partners: $810,000 Offices: Boston, D.C., New York, Northern Virginia, Princeton, Waltham, London, Oxford, Munich Sources: The American Lawyer ; firms

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