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WilmerHale Launches Website for Entrepreneur Community

BOSTON and PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- One of the nation's leading law firms, WilmerHale, has unveiled WilmerHaleLaunch.com, a new website that will be an important source of vital information, tools and connections for entrepreneurs to help support their success.

Drawing on WilmerHale's extensive team of lawyers who work with startup founders and other entrepreneurs, WilmerHaleLaunch.com provides insightful, easy-to-understand and practical information about a myriad of topics related to the development of a company—from the formation of a novel concept through financings to a successful sale.

"WilmerHale Launch is an exciting new resource to help entrepreneurs find answers to their questions quickly and easily. Site visitors can explore a library of video interviews with experienced lawyers, entrepreneurs and investors, they can generate a variety of legal forms that are important to growing their business in its early days, and they can easily connect with our lawyers, who are eager to provide the professional advice needed to develop and grow a company," said Peter Buckland, co-chair of WilmerHale's Emerging Company Group.

WilmerHaleLaunch.com features a wide and growing library of video insights from lawyers, investors and other experts. The site is mobile friendly, allowing entrepreneurs, investors and others in the startup ecosystem, to conveniently explore topics and questions they encounter daily, build their knowledge, research news and information related to their business, and connect with the firm's dedicated team of lawyers.

"WilmerHale lawyers offer unparalleled legal representation across a comprehensive range of practice areas that are critical to the success of emerging companies," said Dave Gammell, co-chair of WilmerHale's Emerging Company Group. "WilmerHale Launch is based on the knowledge we have developed while helping thousands of entrepreneurs to successfully launch their companies; raise billions in angel, venture and strategic financing, and take their companies to sale, IPO and beyond."

Among the many corporations to benefit from WilmerHale's counsel is Foro Energy and its Founder and EVP of Business Development Joel Moxley, Ph.D.

"Building a great company is as challenging as ever and underlines the need for great legal partners to navigate an increasingly complex market landscape," said Moxley, whose company is commercializing high power lasers for the oil, natural gas, geothermal and mining industries. "I've worked with the Emerging Company Group at WilmerHale for quite some time and they have been instrumental in launching Foro Energy. WilmerHale Launch offers the agility and speed that startups need and, most significantly, an interface with the best legal partners out there to be successful in a competitive market."

About Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

WilmerHale provides legal representation across a comprehensive range of practice areas that are critical to the success of its clients. The law firm's leading Intellectual Property, Litigation/Controversy, Regulatory and Government Affairs, Securities, and Corporate and Transactional Departments participate in some of the highest-profile legal and policy matters. With a staunch commitment to public service, the firm is renowned as a leader in pro bono representation. WilmerHale is 1,000 lawyers strong with 14 offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit www.wilmerhale.com.

CONTACT: Lauren Coppola | WilmerHale Public Relations Manager 60 State Street Boston, MA 02109 USA +1 617 526 6998 (t) +1 617 526 5000 (f) lauren.coppola@wilmerhale.com

Source:WilmerHale LLP(Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP)