McDermott Recognized by Legal 500 United States 2018 as Client Service Leader

Overview


CHICAGOMcDermott Will & Emery LLP has been recommended by the Legal 500 US 2018 as a leading firm in 35 practice areas. The Firm received six Tier 1 practice area recognitions as well as nine Tier 2 practice honors.

Overall, 142 individual lawyers were recommended, including 19 who were included on the elite “Leading Lawyers” list and four who were recognized as “Next Generation Lawyers.”

For the seventh consecutive year, the Firm achieved a Tier 1 ranking in Mergers & Acquisitions: M&A: Middle-Market, with Legal 500 describing the Corporate & Transactions practice as “very quick and extremely responsive.” The Tax practice group, recognized as “outstanding,” garnered Tier 1 rankings for International Tax and US Taxes: Contentious and Tier 2 rankings in US Taxes: Non-Contentious and Tax: Financial Products. McDermott remains the sole firm ranked Tier 1 in Healthcare: Service Providers and continues to be ranked Tier 1 in Healthcare: Insurers.

Both the Firm and attorneys were praised for delivering high-quality and responsive service, and for consistently achieving optimal outcomes for their clients. Within several practice areas, experience in a broad variety of sectors was referenced as a critical strength.

Top Accomplishments & Highlights:

  • Tier 1 for the seventh consecutive year in Healthcare: Service Providers
  • Tier 1 for the seventh consecutive year in Healthcare: Health Insurers
  • Tier 1 for seventh consecutive year in Mergers & Acquisitions: M&A: Middle-Market ($500m-999m)
  • Tier 1 for the fourth consecutive year in Intellectual Property: Patent Prosecution
  • Tier 1 for second consecutive year in Tax: International Tax andTax: US Taxes Contentious
  • Tier 2 in Dispute Resolution: Product Liability and Mass Tort Defense (Toxic Tort), Finance: Not-For-Profit, Intellectual Property: Patent Litigation, Intellectual Property: Trade Secrets, Intellectual Property: Trademarks Non-Contentious, Labor & Employment: Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation: Transactions, Tax: Financial Products, Tax: US Taxes Non-Contentious
  • 142 lawyers recommended in the complete editorial; 42 lawyers newly ranked
  • 19 Firm lawyers listed as “Leading Lawyers”: Bernadette Broccolo, Christopher Jedrey, Eric Gordon, Gary Scott Davis, Kerrin Slattery, Margaret Warner, Thomas Jones, Jay Reiziss, Mark Itri, Eric Hagen, Robert Zelnick, David Goldman, Timothy Alvino, David Guedry, Andrea Kramer, Lowell Yoder, Roger Jones, Todd Welty and Alexander Lee.

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About the Legal 500
The Legal 500 Series is widely acknowledged as the world’s largest legal referral guide, extending to over 100 jurisdictions worldwide. The Legal 500 guide places emphasis on teams rather than individuals, with rankings organized into a single national ranking. The principal aim of the Legal 500 is to provide a snapshot of the market based on assessment of the overall strength and depth of a practice group. The Legal 500 is an independent guide, and recommendations are made purely on merit.

About McDermott


McDermott Will & Emery is a premier international law firm with a diversified business practice. Numbering more than 1,000 lawyers, we have offices in Boston, Brussels, Chicago, Dallas, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Miami, Milan, Munich, New York, Orange County, Paris, Seoul, Silicon Valley and Washington, DC. Further extending our reach into Asia, we have a strategic alliance with MWE China Law Offices in Shanghai.