Increase in Number of McDermott Lawyers Rated in Latest IFLR1000 as the Firm Also Maintains Rankings and Recognition as a Leading Financial and Corporate Law Firm


London (October 25, 2017) – McDermott has been recommended in the IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate 2018 guide, maintaining the 19 rankings the firm received in the 2017 guide and again being recognized by IFLR as a Leading Financial and Corporate Law Firm. McDermott also saw an increase in the number of its lawyers recommended, with a total of 40 lawyers featured, of which 32 have been rated in ‘Highly Regarded’, ‘Notable Practitioner’ or ‘Rising Star’ categories.

The firm has been ranked across various European and US practice areas within the financial, corporate, competition and project finance categories. The firm has received a new Tier 2 ranking in Italy: Project Development.

In Europe, McDermott is ranked in the following areas:

  • EU: Competition
  • France: Banking, M&A, Private Equity and Project Finance
  • Germany: Capital Markets: Debt, Capital Markets: Equity, M&A, Private Equity, Restructuring
  • Italy: M&A, Project Finance and Project Development
  • UK: M&A and Private Equity

In the US the firm is ranked in Banking, M&A, Private Equity, Project Finance, Restructuring and Insolvency.

Overall, 17 lawyers received a new rating as ‘Notable Practitioners’, two are ranked as ‘Rising Stars’, a rating considered by the market as ‘Leading lawyers’ of the future. 13 lawyers, previously rated as ‘leading’, receive a rating of ‘Highly Regarded’ – meaning that these lawyers are regarded by their peers, possess a strong transactional record and positive client feedback.

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