McDermott Garners Top Rankings in 2020 Benchmark Litigation

McDermott Garners Top Rankings in 2020 Edition of Benchmark Litigation


International law firm McDermott Will & Emery continues to be recognized as a leading law firm in the 2020 edition of Benchmark Litigation. McDermott is pleased to announce its antitrust, employment, intellectual property and litigation practices have been honored in this year’s rankings. The Firm maintained its stellar national and state rankings and added additional recognition for its labor & employment practice. With 44 lawyers listed, this year’s results are the strongest to date, boosted by recognition of several rising stars in ‘40 & Under Hot List’ and an impressive showing for the employment team.

Additionally, Jane Byrne, Sarah Columbia and Margaret Warner were once again named among the “Top 250 Women in Litigation”.

National rankings:

  • Antitrust – Tier 2
  • Appellate – Tier 2
  • Insurance – Tier 2
  • Intellectual Property – Tier 2
  • Labor & Employment – Tier 2

State rankings:

  • California – Recommended
  • District of Columbia – Recommended
  • Illinois – Highly Recommended
  • Massachusetts – Highly Recommended
  • New York – Recommended

Labor & Employment rankings:

  • California – Recommended
  • District of Columbia – Recommended
  • Illinois – Tier 2
  • New York – Recommended

National Practice Area Stars:

Labor & Employment Stars:

Litigation Stars:

Rising stars recognized in the “40 & Under Hot List”:

Future Stars:

For McDermott’s full rankings and editorial report, click here.

About Benchmark

Established in 2008, Benchmark identifies the leading US trial attorneys and firms at the local and national levels. Rankings and editorial commentary are based on interviews with lawyers and in-house counsel, law firm submissions. Benchmark conduct their research annually between February and June. Read more here.

About McDermott

McDermott Will & Emery partners with leaders around the world to fuel missions, knock down barriers and shape markets. Our team works seamlessly across practices, industries and more than 20 locations to deliver highly effective—and often unexpected—solutions that propel success. More than 1,200 lawyers strong, we bring our personal passion and legal prowess to bear in every matter for our clients and the people they serve.

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