McDermott Will & Emery Promotes 30 New Partners

Overview


CHICAGO AND NEW YORK (October 27, 2015) – International law firm McDermott Will & Emery is pleased to announce the appointment of 30 new partners from across its offices in the United States and Europe, effective January 1, 2016. When these appointments take effect, McDermott will have more than 600 partners in its 20 offices globally.

The Firm’s co-chairs, Peter J. Sacripanti and Jeffrey E. Stone commented: “We would like to wholeheartedly congratulate our new partners. As we continue to grow as a firm, it is with great pleasure that we welcome new talent into our partnership. Each of these individuals has demonstrated not only exceptional legal skills, but also outstanding commitment to providing our clients with top quality legal services tailored to their individual needs.”

“Together, they represent the breadth and depth of McDermott’s global capabilities which span across numerous practice areas and jurisdictions,” Mssrs. Stone and Sacripanti added. “We look forward to seeing their continued progression within our broad international platform.”

McDermott’s new partners are:

Monica Asher, New York, Trial
Ibrahim Barakat, Miami, Health Industry Advisory
Brian Benko, Washington DC, Employee Benefits
Natalie Bennett, Washington DC, Intellectual Property Litigation
Richard Call, Boston, State & Local Tax
Jiayan Chen, Washington DC, Health Industry Advisory
Alexander Clavero, Miami, Corporate
Barrington Dyer, Silicon Valley, Intellectual Property Litigation
Katherine Dyson, Boston, White Collar & Securities Defense
Jeremy Earl, Washington DC, Health Industry Advisory
Nitin Gambhir, Silicon Valley, Intellectual Property Litigation
Danielle Golino, Miami, Health Industry Advisory
Ryan Higgins, Chicago, Health Industry Advisory
William Hutchens, Chicago, Corporate
Sarah Kitchell, Boston, Health Industry Advisory
Emily Knurek, Chicago, Corporate
Gregor Lamla, Düsseldorf, Corporate
Audrey Lu, New York, Trial
Patrick Martinez, Chicago, Health Industry Advisory
Pierre-Arnoux Mayoly, Paris, Corporate
Daniel Powers, Washington DC, Antitrust
Karen Sealander, Washington DC, Government Strategies
Peter Senechalle, Chicago, White Collar & Securities Defense
Artem Sokolov, Washington DC, Intellectual Property Litigation
Elliott Smith, New York, Corporate
Nathan Smith, Orange County, Intellectual Property Prosecution
Emily Watson, Chicago, Corporate
Brad Wilson, Chicago, Intellectual Property Prosecution
Steffen Woitz, Munich, Intellectual Property Litigation
Mark Yopp, New York, State & Local Tax

McDermott associates are required to demonstrate excellence with respect to a specific set of substantive, management, and leadership competencies aimed at ensuring superior client service in order to advance to the partnership. This year’s class represents the sixth group of associates promoted to partner based on these achievements.

About McDermott


McDermott Will & Emery is a premier international law firm with a diversified business practice. Numbering more than 1,000 lawyers, we have offices in Boston, Brussels, Chicago, Dallas, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Miami, Milan, Munich, New York, Orange County, Paris, Rome, Seoul, Silicon Valley and Washington, D.C. Further extending our reach into Asia, we have a strategic alliance with MWE China Law Offices in Shanghai.