McDermott Lauded as “Law Firm of the Year” in Employee Benefits Law by U.S. News & Best Lawyers; Honored with 23 Tier 1 Rankings


Recognized for professional excellence and integrity, with impressive ratings from clients and peers, international law firm McDermott Will & Emery is pleased to announce that it has ranked for the tenth consecutive year in the 2021 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms“. Demonstrating the depth of McDermott’s capabilities across practices, the Firm was honored with 23 Tier 1 national rankings and 71 Tier 1 regional rankings. On the strength of its 23 Tier 1 national rankings, McDermott remains among the top 20 law firms in the country.

Beyond the impressive rankings, McDermott was also named “Law Firm of the Year” for Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law for the second time. The Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation practice received high praise from clients stating, “[McDermott] is an excellent law firm with very knowledgeable, reliable and responsive attorneys. They are great partners and add enormous value to our organization.” The team has been “amazing to work with and I am very impressed with how well they know our plans, our culture and our overall benefit strategy.” Described as “some of the best attorneys,” “very efficient and effective,” and “very up to date and practical on employee benefit matters,” our team is lauded as “responsive, creative and willing to jump in to solve complicated and sensitive issues.”

“It’s truly an honor to be recognized as “Law Firm of the Year” based on the positive reviews from our clients. Our ultimate goal is to make clients’ lives easier through a business-first perspective and focus on providing practical solutions to their complex employee benefits needs,” said Todd Solomon, head of McDermott’s Benefits, Compensation & Employment Practice Group. “Our clients know that when they partner with McDermott, they are receiving unparalleled commitment to the highest level of service.”

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