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Jonathan R. Yarowsky

Partner; Co-Chairman Legislation | WilmerHale

Jonathan R. Yarowsky has found great success by combining his experience in different fields to build a multi-dimensional practice as an esteemed attorney and partner at the law firm, WilmerHale. At the same time, he has remained devoted to serving the public interest. He is an active member of the Antitrust Department and co-chair of the Public Policy and Legislative Affairs Department. He is sought out by policymakers, government officials, and clients for his expertise of how law, policy, and media work to shape Washington outcomes. He has held several senior federal government positions, including   General Counsel to the House Judiciary Committee, and as Special Counsel to President Clinton. He served as Vice Chair of the Antitrust Modernization Commission and as a Member of the National Commission on Crime. Mr. Yarowsky prepared for his career by earning an AB, summa cum laude, from the University of Michigan, a Master of Science in clinical psychology from Cornell University, and a JD from the UCLA Law School in 1977. He has been recognized by Chambers USA, The Legal 500 for US government relations, as a “Top Lobbyist” from the Hill, and by the National Law Journal as a “Trailblazer,” among other accolades.

Worldwide Humanitarian

Mr. Yarowsky’s achievements and dedication to civic and philanthropic efforts have earned him the distinction of Worldwide Humanitarian.

Industry Leaders

As a pioneer in psychology and law, Mr. Yarowsky has been recognized as an Industry Leader.

Forbes Magazine

Having made a profound difference throughout his career, Mr. Yarowsky has bee featured as a Top Lawyer in Forbes Magazine.

Hemispheres Magazine

On page 113, Mr. Yarowsky is highlighted as a Distinguished Leader in Hemispheres Magazine. 

Lifetime Achievement Award Press Release

In a January 2021 press release, it was announced that Mr. Yarowsky was a recipient of the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award.

Top Lawyers

Mr. Yarowsky has been recognized among the Top Lawyers for his noteworthy work as a partner of Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr LLP.

Wall Street Journal

Upon receiving the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award, Mr. Yarowsky has been recognized by the Wall Street Journal. 

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