McDermott Recognized as Law Firm of the Year for Healthcare Services by The Deal - McDermott Will & Emery

McDermott Recognized as Law Firm of the Year for Healthcare Services by The Deal


CHICAGO (September 30, 2022) – International law firm McDermott Will & Emery has been named Law Firm of the Year for Healthcare Services as part of The Deal Awards 2022. The recognition honors firms that have developed innovative solutions to complex problems during transactions and have redefined legal strategy in the market.

“This recognition speaks not just to the volume of McDermott’s healthcare transactional work, but to the quality of our advice,” Jerry Sokol, Global Head of Healthcare, said. “Because of our unparalleled experience advising the health sector across the entire industry, McDermott has established itself as the “go-to firm” for commercially practical advice and innovative thinking that facilitate successful transaction execution.”

In addition to being named Law Firm of the Year for Healthcare Services, McDermott Private Equity Practice co-head Kristian Werling was named a finalist for Dealmaker of the Year – Healthcare Services. The Firm was also shortlisted within the Private Equity Deal of the Year category for its role in providing healthcare regulatory counsel to Medline Industries, Inc. in its sale to Blackstone, Carlyle and Hellman & Friedman. Medline’s McDermott team was led by Byron Kalogerou.

In line with The Deal’s mission of providing forward-looking intelligence across mergers and acquisitions, private equity, activism and restructuring, The Deal Awards seek to recognize and celebrate the advisers, firms and banks driving the market forward. You can read more about the finalists here.

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