Kristian Werling Named a Notable Gen X Leader in Law by Crain’s Chicago Business


International law firm McDermott Will & Emery is pleased to announce Chicago-based partner Kristian (Krist) Werling has been named a Notable Gen X Leader in Law by Crain’s Chicago Business. The special edition recognizes a cohort of Chicago-based lawyers born between 1965 and 1980 who have moved the needle in terms of client service and leadership.

Co-head of the Firm’s Private Equity Practice Group, Krist represents private equity and strategic investors in a wide variety of transactional matters in the healthcare and life sciences industry. In this capacity, he works with cross-disciplinary teams to conduct legal due diligence and execute acquisitions and divestitures, as well as provide ongoing legal services to portfolio companies.

As a member of the Firm’s Management Committee, Krist is committed to empowering up-and-coming lawyers and ensuring that comprehensive policies and programming are in place to attract and nurture top talent from a wide range of backgrounds.

You can view the full list of honorees here.

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