McDermott Takes Top Slot as Most Active Law Firm in Health Care Private Equity for 2017


CHICAGO (Feb. 15, 2018) – International law firm McDermott Will & Emery has taken the top spot in PitchBook’s 2017 League Tables as the most active firm for health care private equity. In an impressive year, McDermott handled 53 healthcare private equity deals, outpacing the second place firm in volume by more than 15 percent. This year’s ranking builds on the strong results in 2016 when the Firm ranked 4th for healthcare deals and charted as a top-10 firm in business-to-business.

McDermott also ranked highly across PitchBook’s other league tables in 2017:

  • 5th most active in business-to-business private equity
  • 5th most active in private equity in the US
  • 7th most active in private equity globally
  • 11th for global M&A
  • 12th for US M&A

This year’s rankings reflect the Firm’s exceptional proficiency working at the intersection of health care and private equity as well as its ability to offer unparalleled support and quality of counsel. McDermott’s experienced private equity lawyers have advised on hundreds of health care deals covering clinics, hospitals, inpatient/outpatient services, practice management, laboratory services, information technology, managed care, devices and supplies, business processing outsourcing, revenue cycle management and more.

The PitchBook recognition follows a year of record achievement for the Firm in health care, including:

McDermott is the nation’s leading health care law firm. Our Health Industry Advisory group is the only health practice to receive Tier 1 national rankings from all major legal directories. This includes Chambers USA in which McDermott has been the only Band-1 national practice recognized for the last eight consecutive years.

About McDermott

McDermott Will & Emery is a premier international law firm with a diversified business practice. Numbering more than 1,000 lawyers, we have offices in Boston, Brussels, Chicago, Dallas, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Miami, Milan, Munich, New York, Orange County, Paris, Seoul, Silicon Valley and Washington, DC. Further extending our reach into Asia, we have a strategic alliance with MWE China Law Offices in Shanghai.