Overview


CHICAGOMcDermott Will & Emery has promoted 28 lawyers to the firm’s partnership, effective January 1, 2019. These new partners have demonstrated a sustained commitment to excellence in all areas of their practices and are leaders both within the firm and across their respective industries. Located in cities around the globe and spanning eight practice areas, these skilled lawyers are among the most dedicated and represent the firm’s commitment to top-tier client service.

“We are tremendously proud of our new partners. They are a talented, passionate and diverse group—representing both the firm’s deep experience and path forward,” said Ira Coleman, chairman of McDermott. “Each person in this year’s class delivers results time and again, helping the world’s top companies make real progress against their goals by facilitating growth and driving innovation.”

McDermott’s 2019 partner class includes:

Gary Adamson (Litigation, New York)

Mimi Alexandre (Health, Washington)

Alex An (Regulatory, Shanghai)

Vanessa Barmack (Transactions, New York)

Ike Chidi (Transactions, Los Angeles)

Aymeric Discours (Litigation, Paris)

Thomas Gennert (Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, Düsseldorf)

Tala Jayadevan (Litigation, Los Angeles)

Brian Jones (Intellectual Property, Chicago)

Joanna Lin (Transactions, Dallas)

Michael Louis (US & International Tax, Dallas)

Adam Marks (Health, Chicago)

Jacob Mattinson (Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, Chicago)

Lynsey McIntyre (Private Client, London)

Laura Morelli (Intellectual Property, Paris)

Chris Mou (Litigation, Shanghai)

Katharine O’Connor (Regulatory, Chicago)

Fabrice Piollet (Transactions, Paris)

Dustin Schwerdtfeger (Transactions, Düsseldorf)

Carol Sun (Litigation, Shanghai)

Jonathan Ursprung (Transactions, Boston)

Rebecca Waltuch (Health, Boston)

Norman Wasse (Transactions, Frankfurt)

Scott Weinstein (Health, Washington)

Simon Weiβ (Transactions, Frankfurt)

Wendy Wu (Intellectual Property, Shanghai)

Linda Zeman (Transactions, London)

Roy Zhu (Transactions, Shanghai)

About McDermott Will & Emery
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, San Francisco, Seoul, Silicon Valley and Washington, DC. Further extending our reach into Asia, we have a strategic alliance with MWE China Law Offices in Shanghai.