McDermott Ranked Among America’s Best Corporate Law Firms by NYSE Governance Services


New York (May 26, 2016) – McDermott Will & Emery has been ranked in NYSE Corporate Board Member’s survey of America’s Best Corporate Law Firms. Listed for the first time, McDermott joined a national group of elite of top players in America’s highly competitive corporate market.

The America’s Best Corporate Law Firms survey reflects the opinions of nearly 700 participating directors and general counsel of publically traded companies. Conducted in the first quarter of 2016, the survey is a part of NYSE Governance Services and FTI Consulting’s study, through which directors and general counsel weigh in on current governance and legal matters.

“We are delighted to be included in this prestigious ranking,” said Ira Coleman, global head of McDermott’s Corporate & Transactional Practice. “The listing demonstrates our leading position in the transactional space, both in the US and globally. What makes us particularly proud is the fact that we got there as a result of the appreciation of our clients who actively voted for us. Dedication to client service has always been a hallmark of McDermott, and we are honored and grateful that so many clients gave testament to the exceptional breadth and depth of our transactional capabilities.”

McDermott’s Corporate & Transactional Practice represents a wide spectrum of business interests around the world, from global corporations and industry-leading companies to privately funded and entrepreneurial driven enterprises, as well as the financial institutions that support them. Acting as strategic partners for our clients, McDermott advises on a full range of corporate needs.

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, D.C. Further extending our reach into Asia, we have a strategic alliance with MWE China Law Offices in Shanghai.

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