McDermott Recognized in Chambers USA 2023 for Cutting-Edge Solutions and Best-in-Class Service
CHICAGO (JUNE 5, 2023) – International law firm McDermott Will & Emery is proud to announce it continues to be acknowledged as one of the leading firms by Chambers USA 2023 with 68 practice rankings, 22 of these in nationwide categories. This year the firm gained seven new and four improved practice rankings, along with 17 Band 1 and 14 Band 2 national and state rankings combined.
McDermott received 172 lawyer recognitions, which include 27 new rankings and 18 improved rankings, with 32 Band 1 – and 27 Band 2 – ranked lawyers. A client states, “the team at McDermott is exceptional at all levels. They know their clients very well and understand commercial visions and strategy.”
In the national rankings, McDermott has preserved a Band 1 ranking in Healthcare: The Elite – the practice has held a top-ranked national status for the past 14 years. The Firm also moved up to Band 1 in Privacy & Data Security: Healthcare and Band 3 in ERISA Litigation. In addition, the Firm gained four new national rankings including: Product Liability: Toxic Torts (Band 1); Projects: Power & Renewables: Transactional (Band 3), Government Contracts: The Elite (Band 4) and Private Equity: Fund Formation (Band 4).
In state-wide stand-out results, the Firm moved up to Band 1 in Texas: Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded and up to Band 4 in New York: Healthcare. The Firm gained three new state rankings including: Delaware: Chancery (Band 3); California: Life Sciences (Band 4) and New York: Real Estate: Mainly Dirt (Band 5).
Nationwide ranking highlights:
Healthcare: The Elite – Band 1
Privacy & Data Security: Healthcare – Band 1
Product Liability: Toxic Torts – Band 1
Food & Beverages: Alcohol – Band 2
Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation) – Band 2
Outsourcing – Band 2
State-wide practice ranking highlights:
California, District of Columbia, Florida, Illinois (the sole top-ranked Firm) and Massachusetts: Healthcare – all Band 1
California: Tax: State & Local – Band 1
Illinois: Employee Benefits & Compensation – Band 1
Illinois: IP: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets – Band 1
Illinois: Labor & Employment: Highly Regarded – Band 1
Illinois: Tax – Band 1
Massachusetts: Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations – Band 1
New York: Tax: State & Local – Band 1
Texas: Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded – Band 1
Texas: Technology: Outsourcing – Band 1 (the sole top-ranked Firm)
California: Litigation: General Commercial: Highly Regarded – Band 2
District of Columbia: Insurance: Insurer – Band 2
District of Columbia: Tax – Band 2
Florida: Tax – Band 2
Florida (South): Corporate/M&A & Private Equity – Band 2
Illinois: Antitrust – Band 2
Illinois: Corporate/M&A & Private Equity – Band 2
Illinois: Intellectual Property – Band 2
Illinois: Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations – Band 2
Massachusetts: Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation – Band 2
Texas (Dallas): Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation – Band 2
View our full Firm and lawyers’ rankings, additional client feedback and editorial commentary here.
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