Tax Group Of The Year: McDermott Will & Emery


McDermott’s 250-person-strong tax practice was recognized as a “Tax Group of the Year” for handling complex deals and litigation. “Tax is anything but an afterthought here. We have the firm’s full backing and … support to do what we need to develop our clients,” state and local tax practice leader Jane Wells May said, while U.S. and international tax practice head Lowell Yoder agreed that “clients come to McDermott for tax and then stay for other services. Our clients recognize they’re getting the most sophisticated, thoughtful and careful thinking,” Work by Robin Greenhouse and William Goldman on a groundbreaking First Circuit ruling for a global pharma company was cited as an example.