Co-Managing Partner, WilmerHale

Robert Novick joined WilmerHale in 2001 and became Co-Managing Partner in 2012. He previously served as Chair of the firm's International Trade Group and Chair of the Regulatory and Government Affairs Department. Before joining the firm, Robert was Counselor and then General Counsel in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. 

WilmerHale's commitment to diversity includes participation in the Mansfield Rule, bringing in diverse summer associates, and partnering with clients on diversity programming. WilmerHale is one of very few AmLaw 100 firms with a woman co-managing partner, and part of an even smaller number of such firms that have had both a woman and a person of color as a co-managing partner.

Joined LCLD 2019 

Highlights of LCLD Participation


Fellows Program
Fellows nominated:
2021: April Williams; 2020: Tiffany Smith

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected:
2021: Apoorva PatelCadene Russell Brooks; 2020: Deanna EvansJennifer John

1L LCLD Scholars Program
Scholars hosted:
2021: Akshat Shekhar; 2020: Kufere Laing


Annual Meeting (2019)

Members: Robert Novick, Susan Murley

Diversity Professional and Communications: Monya Bunch