24 McDermott Lawyers Recognized In Chambers High Net Worth Guide


A total of 24 McDermott Will & Emery lawyers were recognized in the 2019 Chambers High Net Worth guide. This is in addition to the firm being awarded the only US nationwide Band 1 ranking for Private Wealth Law, for the second straight year.

Amongst those lawyers recognized was New York-based partner Carlyn McCaffrey who received the “Outstanding Contribution to the Legal Profession” award for her client work and contribution to the advancement of the practice in speaking, writing, legislative reform and thought leadership.

Chambers noted that Carlyn “has deep experience advising ultra-high net worth clients on private wealth matters,” “is extremely bright and creative” and able to “think through any problem.” The award spotlights her for being “a leader in the field with an unparalleled reputation in this market.”

A total of 19 McDermott attorneys in the United States received individual attention for their exceptional reputation in the field, including:

Five McDermott attorneys in the United Kingdom also received individual recognition, including:

  • Simon Goldring – UK: London Firms: Private Wealth Law – Band 5
  • Nicholas Holland – UK: London Firms: Private Wealth Disputes – Band 2 and Foreign Expert for Canada in Private Wealth Law
  • Astrid Owen – UK: London Firms: Private Wealth Law – Band 4
  • Ziva Roberston – UK: London Firms: Private Wealth Disputes – Band 2
  • Andrew Vergunst – UK: London Firms: Private Wealth Law – Band 4 and Foreign Expert for South Africa

To view the full results in this year’s guide, including the Firm’s Chambers High Net Worth rankings, please visit here.

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