Beth Wilkinson Joins Recode Decode Podcast

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WASHINGTON –Wilkinson, Walsh + Eskovitz Founding Partner Beth Wilkinson joined the Recode Decode podcast hosted by Kara Swisher for a conversation about the intersection of technology, law, and politics. Wilkinson was joined on the show by Yelp VP of Public Policy Luther Lowe and special guest co-host Hilary Rosen. This episode of the podcast—released just days after executives from Google, Facebook and Twitter testified on Capitol Hill—focused on relations between Silicon Valley and Washington. “There’s a focus in the government on what’s on the front page when they use their investigative resources, and that’s the same for the FBI, and there can be that perfect storm, and that’s where tech is right now,” Wilkinson said on the podcast.  “They’re in the crosshairs of the government.  You have Congress adding to that . . . and that puts these companies in a very difficult place where they want to cooperate publicly …

Vault Names Wilkinson Walsh + Eskovitz One Of The Best Midsize Firms To Work For

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WASHINGTON – Wilkinson Walsh + Eskovitz today was named by Vault as one of the best midsize firms to work for, in the publication’s new 2018 Midsize Quality of Life Rankings and Top 150 Under 150 list. Coming in at #6 overall, WW+E boasted strong marks in all categories in the review including compensation, diversity, firm culture, quality of life, and overall satisfaction. “We joined together to launch a different kind of firm, one that successfully serves our clients with tight-knit teams of smart, innovative, and highly skilled litigators committed to delivering excellent results,” said founding partner Beth Wilkinson. “Our record in courtrooms across the country speaks for itself and our commitment to training the next generation of trial lawyers by giving them early responsibility will ensure that we continue to excel.” The Midsize Quality of Life rankings are based on the results of a survey distributed to associates at …

NCAA Taps Beth Wilkinson as Lead Trial Counsel for Jenkins case

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NCAA has hired Beth Wilkinson and Wilkinson Walsh + Eskovitz to lead the trial team in Jenkins v. NCAA, a class action antitrust suit challenging NCAA rules preserving amateurism for student-athletes. In a press release announcing the engagement, NCAA Chief Legal Officer Donald Remy said, “Beth’s unparalleled track record of success throughout her career in high-profile cases, as well as her past representations in antitrust matters and of the sports and higher education communities, make her especially well-suited to lead the defense of the association as the litigation proceeds. We welcome Beth and her colleagues to the team of talented attorneys from Skadden representing the Association, as well as the excellent counsel representing the NCAA conferences.” For more on this announcement read here.  Contact: media@wilkinsonwalsh.com

Alex Walsh Talks Work and Life with Stanford Lawyer Magazine

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Founding Partner Alex Walsh is profiled in the current edition of Stanford Lawyer Magazine, where she discusses her pioneering career in law and the launch of Wilkinson Walsh + Eskovitz. Walsh, who is currently traveling the world with her husband and children on a 10-month sabbatical, says that the firm is unrivaled in its ability to accommodate its employees’ interests and needs – a beacon to a new generation of lawyers. “We take great pride that our firm was strong enough to say to Alex, ‘Go take 10 months off. Enjoy it. Come back to us. You are going to be a better lawyer, and our firm is going to be better because of it,’” said co-founding partner Beth Wilkinson. “That could not happen at a big firm. I take it as a badge of honor we were able to do this.” Read the full interview at Stanford Lawyer Magazine.