McDermott Announces Partner Promotions - McDermott Will & Emery

McDermott Announces Partner Promotions


International law firm McDermott Will & Emery announced that it has promoted 46 lawyers to partner and eight to counsel, effective January 1, 2024. The class, of which more than half are women, represents a 26% increase in the number of promotions from the prior year.

“We’re incredibly proud of this group and extend our heartfelt congratulations in recognizing their accomplishments,” said McDermott Partner and Chairman Ira Coleman. “The advancement of these talented and hard-working individuals from across our offices and practices further underscores our diverse global footprint. We look forward to their continuing success and the many contributions they’ll make to the clients of McDermott.”

The class includes lawyers across 16 offices worldwide: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, London, Los Angeles, Miami, Milan, Munich, New York, Orange County, Paris, Washington, DC and Wilmington.


Laurie Baddon, Orange County

Aaron Sayers, Chicago


Rachel Byrd, Chicago

Stephanie DeGennaro, Miami

Jana Grieb, Frankfurt

Sylvia Petereit-Kemter, Munich*

Jonathan Salm, New York

Li Wang, New York


Sarah Fischer, Boston

Jayita Guhaniyogi, New York


James Dobias, London*

Emily Harris, New York

Caroline Incledon, New York

Tony Koulotouros, New York

Kevin Regan, Wilmington

Katharine Suominen, New York

Joseph Wasserkrug, Miami


Bridget Devoy, Los Angeles


Raminta Dereskeviciute, London

Jonathan Ende, Washington, DC

Llewelyn Engel, Washington, DC

Carina Kant, Düsseldorf/Cologne

Austin Mooney, Washington, DC

Nichole Shustack, Washington, DC


Andrew Granek, New York

Michael Hilkin, New York

Alessio Persiani, Milan

Patrick Ryan, Chicago

Mike Tenenboym, Chicago

Evan Walters, Chicago


Amber Adair, Dallas

Marie-Muriel Barthelet, Paris

Claudia Benz, Frankfurt*

Houda Bourrich, Paris*

Nicole Briody, Chicago

Shirin Deyhim, Paris

Princess Fuller, Atlanta

Herschel Guez, Paris

Philipp-Gerald Hammes, Düsseldorf

Elle Hayes, Miami

Elaine Kao, Dallas

Elisabeth Moseley, London

Isabelle Müller, Frankfurt*

Lauren Nevidomsky, New York

Nickou Oskoui, Dallas

Paola Perin, Milan*

Allison Perlman, Los Angeles

Jeffrey Ruskin, New York

G.N. Smith Alpert, New York

Stephanie Stein, New York

Priya Taneja, London

Giulia Venanzoni, London*

Ulrike Witt, Düsseldorf*

Nathaniel Wolfe, New York


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