October 4, 2013 - McDermott Will & Emery achieved a total of 14 Firm rankings (nine of which were new this year) in the 2014 edition of International Financial Law Review 1000 (IFLR1000), a guide to the world’s leading financial law firms focusing exclusively on corporate finance and transactional law.
McDermott’s US practice gained new rankings in the bank lending, M&A, private equity and project finance tables. In addition, the restructuring and insolvency practice went up one tier.
One client summed-up the Firm’s US-based M&A lawyers as “smart, insightful, responsive, anticipatory, thorough, all the things that really matter, especially in the M&A business. They do great work, they're on top of what we need, and they're good at relating to the other side and pushing a case without offending anyone."
The Firm’s UK practice moved up one tier in this year’s M&A table and received a new ranking in the private equity table.
McDermott’s German practice was recognized by the guide in five categories this year, and also rose one tier in the M&A table, with one client commenting “…we really appreciate their advice and particularly their mindset…they try to think from an entrepreneurial perspective.”
Our rankings include:
-- EU - Competition
-- France - Mergers and acquisitions
-- Germany - Capital Markets - Debt (new)
-- Germany - Capital Markets - Equity(new)
-- Germany - Mergers and Acquisitions
-- Germany - Private Equity (new)
-- Germany - Restructuring (new)
-- UK - Mergers and acquisitions
-- UK - Private Equity (new)
-- US - Bank Lending (new)
-- US - Mergers and Acquisitions (new)
-- US - Private Equity (new)
-- US - Project Finance (new)
-- US - Restructuring and Insolvency
In addition, eleven McDermott lawyers were individually ranked in the guide’s ‘Leading Lawyers’ tables.
Rankings and editorial commentary for the IFLR1000 are based on independent research conducted by dedicated teams of journalists covering over 120 jurisdictions worldwide.
For more information about the 2014 IFLR1000, please click here.