Alumni | McDermott Will & Emery


Our people, coupled with our ongoing commitment to being #AlwaysBetter for our clients, are at the core of our Firm’s achievements. Whether you spend a few months or your entire career with us, we value your contribution to building our legacy.


The McDermott alumni program offers an array of lifelong benefits to accelerate your career, connecting you to a vast community that includes some of the best legal minds in the industry. Through our exclusive virtual gathering place, McDermott Alumni Connect, current professionals and alumni have access to our expansive global network directory, robust job board, unparalleled career services and special events. There are endless opportunities to build relationships and propel your future success.



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With more than 11,000 professionals, including 4,600 lawyers, our McDermott alumni form a powerful network. Learn more about the incredible career paths these featured alumni have taken since their tenure at the Firm.

Heiner Feldhaus

Senior Legal Counsel | Cofinimmo

Heiner values his strong connection to McDermott, both as a former associate and as a current client who continues to benefit from the skill and experience of the real estate team in Germany.

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Anne Sherman

Legal Counsel, Global Benefits and Compensation | SAS

Anne credits the breadth and sophistication of the work at McDermott with helping her build a foundation for success in employee benefits law, even after several years away from the field.

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Sarah Rochman

Deputy General Counsel | Solaris Health Partners

During her time as an associate in the Healthcare Practice Group, Sarah developed an appreciation for the business aspects of the law and learned how to use creative structures to get to “yes.”

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To learn more, contact Adrienne Kelly, Global Director of Alumni Relations.