Edwards Wildman Palmer was a law firm, founded in 1887. The firm practiced in the areas of private equity, venture capital, antitrust, competition law, business law, debt finance and capital markets, environmental, insurance and reinsurance. Other service areas were intellectual property, labor and employment, litigation, privacy and data protection, public finance, public policy and government relations, real estate, restructuring and insolvency. The firm primarily served admiralty and maritime law, automotive, aviation and aerospace, banking and financial institutions, broadcasting, education, energy, infrastructure and clean-tech, entertainment, food and agriculture, healthcare, investment management, precious metals, retail, consumer products and technology industries. The firm was acquired by Locke Lord on January 12, 2015.