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Jay Wickersham

Founding Partner at Noble, Wickersham & Heart LLP
Cambridge, MA, USA

Jay Wickersham has worked in all aspects of design, planning, and development as a lawyer, a government regulator, an architect, and an urban planner. He is a founding partner in the Cambridge, MA law firm Noble & Wickersham LLP, which represents architectural and design firms around the country and internationally. Wickersham has served as president of the Boston Society of Architects, and has been elected a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects. For 15 years he taught courses in the history, law, and ethics of architectural practice at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, where he was an Associate Professor of Architecture in Practice. 

He is a graduate of Harvard Law School, the Harvard Graduate School of Design, and Yale College, and he is a registered architect with ten years of professional experience. 

His edition of the drawings of H. H. Richardson will be published by Monacelli / Phaidon in 2024.