Scott Wilkens Joins Wiley Rein As TMT Partner

Commercial litigation attorney Scott B. Wilkens has joined Washington-based Wiley Rein as a partner in the firm’s telecom, media and technology (TMT) practice.

His diverse experience includes representing leading broadcast and entertainment companies in high-profile copyright infringement litigation, and advising U.S. and global corporations in matters involving Internet services and technologies, complex commercial litigation and intellectual property.

Drawing on more than 15 years of civil litigation experience at the trial and appellate levels, Wilkens will advise the firm’s clients on a range of legal and regulatory matters in complex and continually developing areas of law. He comes to Wiley Rein from an Am Law 100 firm, where he had been a partner since 2010.

Wilkens has been named one of DC’s “Rising Stars” by Super Lawyers magazine, and one of the “40 Best LBGT Lawyers Under 40” by the National LGBT Bar Association. He served as a law clerk for the Honorable Raymond C. Fisher of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

He earned his J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School, where he was editor of the Harvard Law Review, and his M.Sc. from the London School of Economics, where he was a Fulbright Scholar. He received his B.A. with highest distinction and honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he was a Morehead Scholar.

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