McDermott Receives Top Marks in 2021 Chambers Associate Satisfaction Survey - McDermott Will & Emery

McDermott Receives Top Marks in 2021 Chambers Associate Satisfaction Survey


International law firm McDermott Will & Emery received the highest ‘elite’ ranking in five categories in the 2021 Chambers Associate Satisfaction Survey, including associate satisfaction, career development, diversity and retention. McDermott was also ranked ‘excellent’ for quality of life and as ‘strong’ in pro bono. The Firm also ranked in the top 10 for COVID-19 response.

McDermott Chief Operating Officer John Yoshimura noted, “These rankings illustrate our commitment to our associates as well as our goal in being the leading career accelerant in the legal profession. We strive to be #AlwaysBetter in every aspect of law firm life, and we are pleased that these results underscore that dedication.”

Chambers is an independent research company that operates across 200 jurisdictions. They provide detailed rankings on the legal front through thousands of interviews and surveys to ensure they deliver the most accurate legal rankings. For its Associate Satisfaction Survey, Chambers invited junior associates to complete an online survey regarding law firm life. The survey consisted of 40 questions, including inquiries on the associate’s views of the firm’s competitors, their relationships with partners and clients, their expectations, aspirations and exit plans.

Read the full Chambers Associate report here.

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