McDermott Named Law360 Practice Group of the Year for Health Care for Third Year in a Row - McDermott Will & Emery

McDermott Named Law360 Practice Group of the Year for Health Care for Third Year in a Row


January 22, 2024 — International law firm McDermott Will & Emery has once again been named Practice Group of the Year for Health Care by Law360. This is the Firm’s third consecutive year and eighth time overall receiving this honor.

In 2023, McDermott’s healthcare team worked alongside industry leaders across sectors in their most high-stakes matters, including representing Geisinger Health, a $7 billion health provider; health insurer; and medical school, in its acquisition by Kaiser Permanente and representing CVS Health in its definitive agreement to acquire Signify Health, Inc. McDermott is also well-known for its work with healthcare private equity funds and associated portfolio companies, digital health companies, health systems, hospitals, medical groups, physician practice management companies, payors, and life sciences and medical device companies.

“We are honored to be recognized by Law360 as Practice Group of the Year for Health Care for the third year in a row,” said Jerry Sokol, global head of McDermott’s Healthcare Practice Group. “We continuously strive to ensure that our global healthcare practice is well-positioned to represent our clients in their most sophisticated and complex matters, and this prestigious recognition affirms our ability to accomplish that objective.”

McDermott is the nation’s leading healthcare law firm and consistently receives top national rankings from Best Law Firms, Chambers USA, The Legal 500 United States and Law360. McDermott has been ranked as a top healthcare law firm for 14 consecutive years by Chambers USA and was also recognized by Chambers as “Healthcare Team of the Year” in 2010, 2013, 2017, 2019 and 2022 and by Best Law Firms as “Law Firm of the Year for Healthcare” in 2017, 2019, 2020, 2022 and 2024. The Firm has also repeatedly held the top spot in PitchBook’s League Tables as the most active firm for healthcare private equity.

Law360 publishes several award series throughout the year, including those that highlight top-performing lawyers and practice groups. The 2023 Practice Group of the Year hail from 84 law firms and rose to the top of nearly 800 submissions.

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McDermott Will & Emery partners with leaders around the world to fuel missions, knock down barriers and shape markets. Our team works seamlessly across practices and industries to deliver highly effective solutions that propel success. More than 1,400 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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