McDermott and MWE China Receive International Recognition in Chambers Global 2015


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:

  • Africa-wide
    • Projects & Energy
    • Projects & Energy: Mining & Minerals
  • Belgium
    • Competition/European Law
    • International Trade/WTO
  • Europe-wide
    • International Trade/WTO
  • Germany
    • Corporate/M&A
  • Global-wide
    • International Private Client
  • Italy
    • Corporate/M&A
    • Tax
  • South Korea
    • Corporate/M&A
    • Corporate/M&A: International Firms
  • UK
    • Employment
  • USA
    • Competition/Antitrust
    • Corporate/M&A
    • Intellectual Property: Patent
    • International Trade
    • Privacy & Data Security
    • Projects: Power
    • 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.