NEW YORK (June 14, 2016) – McDermott Will & Emery Private Client partner Carlyn McCaffrey has been named Best in Wealth Management at this year’s Euromoney Americas Women in Business Law Awards. The acknowledgment is a clear reflection of Ms. McCaffrey’s strong reputation in the private client space and the exceptional quality of her work.
The prestigious awards celebrate the achievements of law firms setting the standard in terms of female-friendly work practices, and women leading the field in the legal sector across the Americas. The winners (full list available here) were named at a ceremony held at New York’s Essex House on June 9, 2016.
Ms. McCaffrey provides legal counsel on domestic and international tax and estate planning for high-net-worth individuals. She also advises individuals and institutions on charitable planning matters and co-heads the Private Client practice in the Firm's New York office.
A frequent lecturer on subjects relating to tax law, trusts and estates, foreign trusts and matrimonial law, Ms. McCaffrey is also an extensively published author on these topics.
This award also coincides with the Firm moving up to a top ranking position for its international Private Client practice in Chambers Global 2016 and the continuation of its long-standing top ranking position in Chambers USA. The recently released guides placed McDermott in its Band 1 categories nationally and globally, confirming the Firm’s strong position among the world-wide elite of top advisers to High and Ultra High-Net-Worth individuals.
McDermott’s Private Client practice comprises more than 75 lawyers and 30 non-lawyer professionals. It has been recognized as the leading private client practice in the United States and worldwide, operating out of offices in Chicago, London, Los Angeles, Munich, New York, Paris, Rome, Shanghai and Washington DC. Year after year, it has been singled out by leading industry publications for the quality of its service and the sophistication of its counsel.
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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, Rome, Seoul, Silicon Valley and Washington, D.C. Further extending our reach into Asia, we have a strategic alliance with MWE China Law Offices in Shanghai.