Orange County - McDermott Will & Emery

Orange County


Our full-service Orange County office in Irvine, California, is home to an array of talented and experienced lawyers, including one of the country’s top intellectual property litigation, prosecution, transactions, employment, private client and corporate finance teams. Among other areas of focus, we advise clients on antitrust disputes; life sciences, securities and commercial litigation; and corporate, securities and private equity matters.

Working closely with our Los Angeles and Bay Area teams, we represent a broad range of regional, US and international clients, including leading public and privately held companies, life sciences companies, financial institutions, venture capital-backed start-ups and high-net-worth individuals. A number of our IP lawyers focus on technology companies and have significant technical experience across disciplines.

Our top-ranked lawyers are widely recognized for the quality of their counsel and client service by Chambers USA, US News-Best Lawyers, IP Today, Managing Intellectual Property, The Daily Journal, and other legal directories and ratings agencies. Locally, we have been recognized for our equity, diversity and inclusion efforts by Orange County Diversity in the Law, and we handle pro bono work for a number of OC-based organizations including the Public Law Center.

As part of a global, full-service law firm, the lawyers of our Orange County office are prepared to help you wherever your business interests take you.

Sarah Bro is the managing partner of the Orange County office.


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


Traveling North on the 405
Exit Jamboree Road
Left (south) at end of ramp onto Jamboree Road
Right (west) on Dupont Drive
Left into the parking structure identified as 18545 Jamboree

Traveling South on 405
Exit Jamboree Road
Right (south) at end of ramp onto Jamboree
Right (west) on Dupont Drive
Left into the parking structure identified as 18545 Jamboree.

Parking (Visitor)
The parking garage is located west of the office building and the structure is identified as 18545 Jamboree. Enter the garage, pull a ticket (please bring it with you to the office to be validated) and park in Visitor parking.