McDermott has been recognized as a leading firm in 19 areas in Chambers Global 2015, the guide to international law firms and lawyers operating across continents.
McDermott has maintained a Global-wide ranking for – International Private Client (Band 2) and Europe-wide ranking for International Trade/WTO (Band 4). The Firm received new practice and jurisdiction ranking for Africa Wide: Projects & Energy (Band 4), as well as a mention in Africa-wide: Projects & Energy: Mining & Minerals (Other law firms), Canada: Private Client-Contentious Trusts (Experts Based Abroad) and China: Corporate/M&A (PRC Firms) (partner ranking in Band 3). In addition the Italian Tax practice moved up a ranking (Band 2).
Highlights of McDermott’s global practice rankings include:
Projects & Energy
Projects & Energy: Mining & Minerals
International Private Client
Corporate/M&A: International Firms
Intellectual Property: Patent
Privacy & Data Security
Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy
Tax: Corporate & Finance
Chambers Global 2015 recognized McDermott lawyers with 55 rankings across multiple practice areas and jurisdictions. Of those, 12 lawyers received a new or increased ranking, including:
Martyn Gowar – UK: Private Client Jacob Grierson – France: Dispute Resolution Intl Arbitration Nicholas Holland – UK: Private Client; Canada, Private Client: Contentious Trusts In-Young Lee – South Korea: Corporate/M&A Carlo Maria Paolella – Italy: Tax Dirk Pohl – Germany: Tax Litigation Carsten Steinhauer – Italy: Corporate/M&A Massimo Trentino – Italy: Corporate/M&A Kevin Qian – China, Corporate/M&A (PRC Firms) and Asia-Pacific-China, Corporate/M&A (PRC Firms) Jeffrey D. Watkiss – USA: Energy: Electricity (Reg/Lit) Stephen E Wells – USA: Tax Philipp Werner – Belgium Competition/European Law
View the full rankings analysis in Chambers Global 2015 here.