McDermott Achieves Top Rankings in Legal 500 EMEA 2014


April 14, 2014 – McDermott is pleased to announce its rankings in the 2014 edition of The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA). McDermott achieved a total of 29 Firm rankings in the Belgium, France, Germany and Italy country chapters, seven of which were new this year and six of which are up from last year.

In addition, three McDermott partners have been distinguished within the guide’s elite “Leading Lawyers” list for Italy, and 28 McDermott partners appear on their “Recommended” list of attorneys for Belgium, France, Germany and Italy.

These latest results are an improvement on the Firm’s performance in last year’s guide.

The Legal 500’s rankings and editorial commentary are based on independent research and interviews with clients and lawyers.

Our Rankings Include:

— Competition
— Customs, Trade, WTO and Anti-Dumping

— Administrative and Public Law
— Dispute Resolution: Commercial Litigation
— Dispute Resolution: International Arbitration
— EU Competition and Distribution
— Employment
— Mergers and Acquisitions
— Project Finance (new)
— Tax

— Corporate and M&A Mid-Sized International Deals
— Corporate: International (new)
— Corporate: Domestic (new)
— Dispute Resolution: International Arbitration (new)
— Employment
— Information Technology and Outsourcing
— IP: Patents: Litigation
— Media: Entertainment
— Private Equity: Transactions
— Real Estate
— Restructuring (new)
— Tax
— Telecoms Regulatory (new)
— Telecoms Transactions (new)

— Corporate and M&A: Milan and Rome
— Dispute Resolution
— EU, Regulatory and Competition Law
— Energy
— Tax

Elite “Leading Lawyers” list for Italy:

EU, Regulatory and Competition Law – Leading individuals
– Veronica Pinotti (new)

Energy – Leading individuals
– Carsten Steinhauer

Tax – Leading individuals
– Carlo Maria Paolella (new)

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