About the Firm

Founded in 1888, Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP has provided exceptional legal service to individuals, businesses, institutional investors, and family offices for 135 years. The Firm has five litigation practice areas: U.S SECURITIES, ANTITRUST, ENTERTAINMENT, COPYRIGHT & INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, COMMERCIAL & BUSINESS, and CONSUMER. Each practice area is led by partners with many years of experience and demonstrated success. Wolf Haldenstein is recognized for its excellence and integrity in complex litigation.

The National Law Journal has named Wolf Haldenstein one of the Top Plaintiff Firms with a “deep bench for high stakes litigation battles in courts across the country” and has called the Firm a “Trailblazer” for its extraordinary successes.

Wolf Haldenstein’s outstanding and groundbreaking results have been featured in The National Law Journal, The Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Bloomberg News, the Los Angeles Times, the San Diego Union-Tribune, the Chicago Tribune, Hollywood Reporter, Billboard Magazine, Variety, Rolling Stone, USA Today, The Guardian, and on NPR, NBC News, CBS Nightly News, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. The Firm’s attorneys are regularly called upon to contribute their expertise to many professional organizations as well as television, radio, and print media outlets.

Firm Highlights

  • Over $7 billion in recoveries for shareholders.
  • Achieved significant corporate governance reforms for shareholders and corporations.
  • Over $2 billion in recoveries for antitrust violations.
  • Received global acclaim for freeing the copyrights to Happy Birthday to You, the world’s most famous song, and We Shall Overcome, the most powerful song of the 20th Century.
  • Over $300 million recovered for workers for wage and hour law violations.

Diversity & Inclusion

Wolf Haldenstein boasts a long history of support for the rights of, and employment opportunities for, women and minorities, including participation in civil rights and voter registration activities in the South in the early 1960s by partners of the Firm; the part-time employment of disadvantaged youth through various public school, college and bar association programs; the varied pro bono activities performed by many of the Firm’s lawyers; the employment of many women and minorities in various capacities at all levels at the Firm; and the hiring of minority and women-owned business third-party vendors.​

Wolf Haldenstein maintains an inclusive workplace that respects contributions of diverse individuals and empowers us to foster innovative approaches that enhance the services the Firm provides. The Firm is committed to employing people with exceptional skills, talent, and perspectives without regard to age, race, gender, marital status, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, physical or mental disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Wolf Haldenstein has a deep, talented pool of legal expertise and experience. Our Firm values teamwork and resourcefulness and encourages independent thinking, providing expansive opportunities for our people to stand out and make a difference.

If you are interested in being considered for a position at Wolf Haldenstein, please submit a resume, cover letter, transcript, and writing sample preferably of no more than 10 pages in one pdf to careers@whafh.com.