NEW YORK - The Management Committee of McDermott Will & Emery is pleased to announce that effective immediately Peter John Sacripanti will assume the role of the Partner-In-Charge of the Firm's New York office.
"Peter has demonstrated outstanding leadership and strategic talent as head of the firm's environmental practice," said Larry Gerber, Firm chairman. "His abilities to identify growth opportunities and achieve solid results will help keep our New York office on a path of expansion in terms of size and practice."
Mr. Sacripanti, a member of the District of Columbia, New York and New Jersey bars, focuses his practice on litigation as well as business counseling of emerging companies and private equity sources. He serves as general outside counsel to several private equity companies and regularly provides litigation counseling to leading companies in the petrochemical, chemical, pharmaceutical and real estate industries.
Mr. Sacripanti, a former member of the U.S. Department of Justice, takes the place of Governor William Weld who recently left McDermott to join Leeds Equity Partners as a name partner. Mr. Sacripanti received his bachelor’s degree from Fordham University, summa cum laude, and his law degree from Pace University School of Law, where he was a ranking scholar.