McDermott Ranks #1 in IsraelDesks Capital Markets Category for Fourth Consecutive Year - McDermott Will & Emery

McDermott Ranks #1 in IsraelDesks Capital Markets Category for Fourth Consecutive Year


International law firm McDermott Will & Emery is pleased to announce it has again earned the top position in IsraelDesks’ Capital Markets league tables published in Legally Israel 100. McDermott is described as “the head of the pack for regular day-to-day work involving Israeli clients across many cutting-edge sectors, especially technology, bio-tech and life science,” as well as “a strong presence in high-tech… M&A and litigation.”

“Our team continues to provide Israel-based clients and clients doing business in Israel with best-in-class counsel on strategic investments, acquisitions and all business transactions,” Mark Selinger, co-head of the Firm’s Israel group, said. “This ranking further solidifies our position in the Israeli market which has been enhanced by the recent addition of David Huberman, who exemplifies McDermott’s culture of being highly responsive and committed to providing outstanding client service,” Gary Emmanuel, co-head of the Firm’s Israel group, added.

In addition to ranking #1 in Capital Markets by deal volume, McDermott ranked #3 in Hi-Tech and #5 in M&A deal volume. McDermott also ranked top ten in the Energy & Infrastructure, Employment, Litigation and Capital Markets value categories.

Three McDermott lawyers are also recognized with individual rankings based on survey and market feedback from cross-border US and Israel lawyers.

Benjamin (Ben) Strauss is recognized as a “Leading” individual and dubbed an “instrumental player” by a survey participant. Ben often acts as special Delaware and US counsel for Israeli based clients in connection with mergers and acquisitions, private placements, investment rounds and public offerings involving Delaware corporations and alternative entities. Ben’s ranking jumped from “Prominent Name” in 2021.

Mark Selinger is recognized as a “Prominent” individual. He has worked with Israeli companies for decades in both public offerings and M&A transactions. Legally Israel recognizes Mark for representing Israeli companies doing business internationally since 1994 and representing Israel-headquartered INX as it closed its ethereum-based IPO for USD $85 million that was the first security token offering registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Gary Emmanuel is recognized as a “Notable” individual whose practice focuses on public offerings and regulatory compliance for Israeli companies, representing both issuers and underwriters, with an emphasis on the life science sector. Gary is dual qualified in New York and Israel and is fluent in Hebrew.

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