CHICAGO – International law firm McDermott Will & Emery has been recognized in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© with a total of 145 individual lawyers across nearly 50 practice areas, including Health, Tax and Private Client.
Four McDermott lawyers have been named “Lawyer of the Year” for their skill, professionalism and integrity. This honor, given to a single lawyer in each practice and metropolitan area, is based on peer surveys and reflects the individual’s reputation among other leading lawyers in the same community and practice.
McDermott is top listed nationally in the United States (by the number of lawyers recognized) in the following practices:
- Health Care Law – 34 lawyers
- IT Outsourcing Law – 3 lawyers
Four lawyers named as “Lawyer of the Year”:
- William Gaede| Patent Law | San Jose
- David Guedry| IT Outsourcing Law | Dallas
- Russell Hayman| Health Care Law | Los Angeles
- Kerrin B. Slattery| Health Care Law | Chicago
Seventeen lawyers have been listed for the first time in The Best Lawyers 2019:
- Bobbi J. Bierhals|Trusts and Estates
- Kristin Connarn| Patent Law
- Clare E. Connor| Health Care Law
- Emily Cook| Health Care Law
- Julie Miraglia Kwon| Trusts and Estates
- Isaac Marcus| Derivatives and Futures Law
- Laura McLane| Litigation – Health Care
- Mark J. Mihanovic| Corporate Law
- Christian Nemeth| Commercial Litigation
- Maureen O’Brien| Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
- Alexandra C. Scheibe | Derivatives and Futures Law
- Chris C. Scheithauer | Litigation – ERISA
- Steven S. Scholes| Litigation – Securities
- David L. Taub | Derivatives and Futures Law
- Jerome B. Tichner| Health Care Law
- Sarah Walters| Criminal Defense: White-Collar
- Douglas I. Youngman| Derivatives and Futures Law
To see McDermott’s full results please clickhere.
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, Seoul, San Francisco, Silicon Valley and Washington, DC. Further extending our reach into Asia, we have a strategic alliance with MWE China Law Offices in Shanghai.
About Best Lawyers
Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect of the profession, the media, and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals. Recognition is based entirely on peer review through a survey process designed to capture the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area.
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