London (17 October, 2016) – McDermott Will & Emery has been recommended among premier practices in the IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate 2017 guide. This year the Firm received twenty rankings across various European and US practice areas, with three new rankings: France (Banking and Private Equity) and Italy (Project Finance), as well as improved rankings for France (Projects Finance) and Italy (Mergers and Acquisitions).
The number of practice areas the Firm is ranked in continues to increase and has grown from eight rankings since our first reference in 2013, to twenty this year. The Firm holds particularly strong positions in Europe where it is ranked for its Antitrust capabilities and key corporate service areas such as Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, Restructuring and Banking.
McDermott is ranked in the following areas:
- EU: Competition
- France: Banking (NEW), M&A, Private Equity (NEW) and Project Finance (UP)
- Germany: Banking, Capital Markets: Debt, Capital Markets: Equity, M&A, Private Equity, Restructuring
- Italy: M&A (UP) and Project Finance (NEW)
- UK: M&A and Private Equity
- US: Banking, M&A, Private Equity, Project Finance, Restructuring and Insolvency
Two McDermott lawyers receive a new ‘Leading Lawyer’ rating:
Marco Cerritelli (Corporate, Rome) (NEW)
Giovanni Nicchiniello (Corporate, Milan) (NEW)
Seven McDermott lawyers receive a new mention in the editorial:
Marco Cerritelli (Corporate, Rome), Uwe Goetker (Corporate, Düsseldorf), Philipp Grenzebach (Corporate, Düsseldorf), Pierre-Arnoux Mayoly (Corporate, Paris), Valentina Perrone (Corporate, Rome), Kathy Schumacher (Corporate, Chicago), Bill Smith (Corporate, Chicago)
Twelve McDermott lawyers continue to be rated in the ‘Leading Lawyer’ category:
Nick Azis (Corporate, London), Philip Bentley (Antitrust, Brussels), Nathan Coco (Corporate, Houston), Mark Davis (Corporate, London) (NEW), Liliane Doukouré (Corporate, Paris), David Goldman (Corporate, New York), Jay Kapp (Corporate, Chicago), Stuart Mathews (Corporate, London), Jean-Claude Petilon (Corporate, Paris), Clive Stanbrook (Antitrust, Brussels), Norbert Schulte (Corporate, Düsseldorf) (NEW) and William Smith (Corporate, Chicago).
About IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate
Established in 1990, the IFLR1000 is a guide to the world’s leading financial law firms focusing exclusively on corporate finance and transactional law. Rankings and editorial commentary are based on independent research conducted by dedicated teams of journalists covering over 120 jurisdictions worldwide.
About McDermott Will & Emery
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, DC. Further extending our reach into Asia, we have a strategic alliance with MWE China Law Offices in Shanghai.