Best Lawyers® 2023 Recognizes McDermott Across Europe & Asia for Legal Excellence


(LONDON – Jun2 27, 2022) International law firm McDermott Will & Emery has received an impressive number of listings in The Best Lawyers® ranking in acknowledgement of its outstanding achievements and professional excellence. Overall, The Best Lawyers® in Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Singapore and the United Kingdom recognized 123 of McDermott lawyers across 33 practice areas. This is an excellent 40% increase on last year’s results and the highest number of the Firm’s lawyers recognized to date.

Lawyer of the Year:

  • Grégoire Andrieux – Private Equity Law, France
  • Matthias Kampshoff – Restructuring and Insolvency Law, Germany
  • Dirk Pohl – Tax Law, Germany
  • Stephan Rau – Biotechnology Law and Life Sciences Practice, Germany
  • Ralf Weisser – Media Law, Germany

‘Lawyer of the Year’ recognition is bestowed on individual lawyers with the highest overall peer-feedback for a specific practice area and geographic region.

McDermott’s German practice was also named ‘Law Firm of the Year’ in Real Estate Law. This award is country and practice area specific, and is determined based on feedback on individual and firm-wide work.

To view the full Best Lawyers 2023 rankings list click here.

About Best Lawyers

For more than 30 years, Best Lawyers ranking service has helped identify lawyers best qualified in particular jurisdictions and legal areas. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed. Best Lawyers methodology is designed to capture the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area, lawyers undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in current practice and in good standing.

About McDermott

McDermott Will & Emery partners with leaders around the world to fuel missions, knock down barriers and shape markets. Our team works seamlessly across practices and industries to deliver highly effective solutions that propel success. More than 1,200 lawyers strong, we bring our personal passion and legal prowess to bear in every matter for our clients and the people they serve.

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