The Firm was highlighted in several areas. In Benchmark Litigation 2013, McDermott was ranked nationally in Appellate, Insurance, and Securities. Our state level litigation practices were also recognized for their excellence, with Tier 1 rankings in California and Massachusetts, and Tier 2 rankings in Illinois and Washington, D.C. In Benchmark Appellate 2013, McDermott was ranked Tier 1 in the Massachusetts (First Circuit) and Illinois (Seventh Circuit) sections and Tier 2 in Washington, D.C. McDermott was the only firm in the Tier 1 'Highly Recommended' category in the Illinois (Seventh Circuit) section with a full editorial commentary.
The following lawyers were named “Litigation Stars” in their respective practice areas: Miller Baker, Anthony Bongiorno, Bobby Burchfield, Joel Chefitz, Sarah Columbia, David Dolkas, Joel Freed, Gordon Greenberg, Ray Jacobsen, Michael Kendall, Raphael Lupo, David Marx, Terrence McMahon, Mark Pearlstein, Michael Pope, Peter Resnik, David Rosenbloom, Steven Scholes, Jeffrey Stone, Paul Thompson, Margaret Warner and Joseph Winterscheid.
Jon Dean, Peter Drobac, Fredric Firestone, Jocelyn Francoeur, Daniel Jocelyn, Obiamaka Madubuko and Charles Weir were recognized as “Future Stars.”