McDermott Acknowledged in Global Restructuring Review’s GRR 100 Ranking for the First Time - McDermott Will & Emery

McDermott Acknowledged in Global Restructuring Review’s GRR 100 Ranking for the First Time


The Global Restructuring and Insolvency Practice at international law firm McDermott Will & Emery has been recognised in Global Restructuring Review’s GRR 100 2021 Ranking for the first time. McDermott is listed among the Top 100 firms from 36 jurisdictions.

Following expansion in 2020 and 2021 the Firm is noted for establishing a strong international presence under the leadership of global head Felicia Perlman; also noted are Mark Fennessy and Aymen Mahmoud co-leads in London, Timothée Gagnepain who leads the team in Paris, and Uwe Goetker and Matthias Kampshoff, co-leads of the practice for Germany.

Other notable hires include partners Mark Fine, Charles Gibbs, Brad Giordano, Kristin Going, David Hurst, Daniel Simon, Sunay Radia and Craig Rasile. Counsels Mark Patterson and Eric Seitz; associates Zachary Esposito, Jane Gerber, Emily Keil and Shelby Perry, and a senior consultant Marcia Shekerdemian QC were also mentioned.

In addition, partners Charles Gibbs, Mark Fennessy and Matthias Kampshoff are distinguished as Global Leaders in Who’s Who Legal: Restructuring & Insolvency, which contributes to the GRR 100 rankings.

Commenting on the ranking, Global Head, Felicia Perlman, said:

“We have made significant investments in building a stellar bench of restructuring partners both in the US and internationally over the last two years. Being recognised in GRR 100 2021 is a testament to our team’s strong track record advising on some of the most significant restructuring transactions in the market, offering seamless, global counsel on complex cross-border matters, and dedication to providing our clients with creative solutions for business restructuring.”

The GRR 100 2021 rankings are based on research time-frame from January 2020 to December 2021, and is based on questionnaires sent out by GRR 100 research team to hundreds of law firms seeking input on the history of their restructuring and insolvency practices, notable past cases, key names to know and any other characteristics worth highlighting. Full GRR 100 2021 rankings can be viewed here.

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