Los Angeles - McDermott Will & Emery

Los Angeles


One of the most dynamic cities on the west coast, Los Angeles is more than the hub of the global entertainment industry—it is a key center for technological development and business innovation, and the gateway through which products and services flow across international borders. To meet the needs of local, regional and multinational clients, the lawyers in our Los Angeles office provide effective, coordinated counsel in a broad range of legal disciplines, including complex commercial, criminal and class action litigation, as well as estate planning and wealth management, finance, health law, intellectual property, international trade, mergers and acquisitions, real estate, restructuring and tax.

We represent public and private companies, business owners, investors and high-net-worth individuals with interests and operations in a broad range of industries, including apparel, biotechnology, energy, entertainment, health care, logistics, medical devices and retail.

Our top-ranked lawyers are recognized for the quality of our counsel and client service by Chambers USA, The Legal 500, U.S. News-Best Lawyers, Benchmark Litigation, Managing IP, World Trademark Review, and other legal publications. As part of a global, full-service law firm, the lawyers of our Los Angeles office are prepared to help clients wherever their business interests take them.

Maria C. Rodriguez is the managing partner of the Firm’s Los Angeles office.


We combine personal passions with industry and legal prowess to deliver for our clients every day.


Los Angeles Office Security Procedures

Our building has updated their security system which now requires all visitors to check in with the security desk before proceeding to the Firm. Please have a picture ID available to show the security desk. You will receive a temporary card key that will give you access only to the 32nd Floor. You may want to allow yourself an extra five to ten minutes for this process.

From the 405 (San Diego Freeway)

  • Exit on Santa Monica Blvd.
  • Proceed east. Turn right on Avenue of the Stars
  • Turn left on Constellation Blvd.
  • Turn right into the Century Plaza Towers parking structure

From the 10 (Santa Monica Freeway)

  • Exit at Overland Ave. and proceed north
  • Turn right on Pico Blvd.
  • Turn left on Avenue of the Stars
  • Turn right on Constellation Blvd.
  • Turn right into the Century Plaza Towers parking structure


Guests driving to the office may only enter the parking garage from Constellation Blvd., between Avenue of the Stars and Century Park East, or from Olympic Blvd., just west of Century Park East. At the entrance, the trunk of your vehicle will be searched by security personnel. Upon entering the garage, follow the 2049 building signs. Please remember to bring your parking ticket with you for validation by the Firm.