McDermott Recognized in Global Competition Review’s GCR 100 - McDermott Will & Emery

McDermott Recognized in Global Competition Review’s GCR 100


February 9, 2024 – International law firm McDermott Will & Emery’s antitrust practice has been recognized for the twelfth consecutive year in the Global Competition Review’s GCR 100 2024. GCR 100 provides a quantitative and qualitative analysis of the law firms and economic consultancies doing the most important antitrust work around the world.

McDermott’s team maintains an “Elite” status in US: Illinois, continues to be listed as “Recommended” in US: Washington, DC, and is reinstated as “Recommended” in Germany. The team is noted for routinely advising major clients on significant cases involving merger control, antitrust litigation, abuse of dominance, no-poach agreements, civil class actions and international cartel defense, among others. The practice has a premier healthcare antitrust reputation and a recognized track record for “countless courtroom victories.”

Led by Ray Jacobsen the antitrust team has continued to strengthen its international footprint in recent months with several prominent hires, including Axel Schulz and Stéphane Dionnet (Brussels), Ryan Tisch (Washington, DC), Elai Katz (New York) and Laura Stammwitz (Frankfurt).

McDermott’s global antitrust team is also recognized by other leading industry organizations and rankings, such as Chambers & Partners (Top Ranked), The Legal 500 US and EMEA (Leading Firm), Best Law Firms (Tier 1) and Benchmark Litigation (Highly Recommended.)

View the full GCR 100 rankings and editorial here.


With an outstanding global antitrust team of lawyers across offices in Brussels, Chicago, Düsseldorf, New York, Paris, Frankfurt and Washington, DC, McDermott offers clients an extraordinary breadth of industry experience. The Firm’s lawyers are known for using innovative strategies to solve complex antitrust issues while building a deep knowledge of clients’ businesses to implement the best path forward.

The McDermott team provides effective, coordinated counsel on US antitrust law, European Commission competition law and other competition laws worldwide, including antitrust litigation, cartel defense, consumer protection, government investigations, health and intellectual property antitrust, merger clearance and state aid.

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