McDermott Recognized for Excellence in Client-Service, Responsiveness and Understanding Clients’ Needs in Legal 500 US 2023 - McDermott Will & Emery

McDermott Recognized for Excellence in Client-Service, Responsiveness and Understanding Clients’ Needs in Legal 500 US 2023


CHICAGO (June 12, 2023) – International law firm McDermott Will & Emery is proud to announce that it continues to be recognized as one of the leading firms by Legal 500 US 2023 with 47 practice rankings, including six in Tier 1 and 11 in Tier 2. This year the Firm moved up in seven practice categories and gained six new rankings.

The Firm received 210 lawyers recommended recognitions, 62 of these were recommended for the first time and 35 lawyers received special rankings in “Hall of Fame,” “Leading Lawyers,” “Next Generation Partners” and “Rising Stars” categories.

Notable rankings from The Legal 500 US 2023 include:

Tier 1 Rankings:

  • Healthcare: Health Insurers
  • Healthcare: Life Sciences
  • Healthcare: Service Providers
  • Media, Technology and Telecoms: Outsourcing
  • Tax: US Taxes: Contentious
  • Tax: US Taxes: Non-Contentious

Tier 2 Rankings:

  • Dispute Resolution: Product Liability and Mass Tort Defense (Toxic Tort)
  • Employee Benefits and Retirement Plans: Transactional
  • Employee Benefits and Retirement Plans: Design
  • Energy Regulation: Electric Power
  • Energy: Renewable/Alternative Power
  • Immigration
  • Insurance: Advice to Insurers
  • Intellectual Property: Trademarks Non-Contentious
  • M&A: Middle-Market ($500m-999m)
  • Tax: Financial Products
  • Tax: International Tax

Leading Lawyers:

‘Leading Lawyers’ are defined as true market leaders, with long-established reputations in their sector.

Hall of Fame:

‘Hall of Fame’ recognition for lawyers who have been listed as ‘Leading Lawyers’ for six or more years.

Next Generation Partner:

‘Next Generation Partner’ are lawyers with (generally) five years or fewer at partner level.

Rising Stars:

‘Rising Stars’ are defined as associate-level lawyers.

To view the full Legal 500 US 2023 rankings click here.

About Legal 500 US

The Legal 500 organize the rankings into a single national ranking. The Legal 500 is a guide with emphasis on teams practice area rankings, not individuals, Legal 500 do not rank individual lawyers. Legal 500 highlight certain key individuals within the editorial paragraphs, but the principal aim is to provide a snapshot of the market based on assessment of the overall strength and depth of a practice group. The website has 4 million unique individual users each year, including 2.5 million corporate counsel.

About McDermott

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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