McDermott Will & Emery Promotes 34 New Partners

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CHICAGO AND NEW YORK (November 15, 2016) — International law firm McDermott Will & Emery is pleased to announce the appointment of 34 new partners from across its offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. With these new appointments, which are effective January 1, 2017, McDermott will have more than 600 partners in its 20 offices globally.

Of the new partners, 47% are women.

McDermott’s co-chair Jeffrey E. Stone commented: “We are extremely proud of the fact that female attorneys comprise almost exactly half of our newly promoted partners. This reflects our ongoing commitment to advancing diversity and ensuring that great talent can flourish regardless of gender.”

The partner promotions also align with the Firm’s strategic plan, McDermott 2020, which focuses on strengthening capabilities in Corporate & Transactional while continuing to capitalize on the Firm’s market-leading presence in core areas such as Health, Tax, and Private Client. In line with this, the Firm promoted twelve lawyers in the Corporate & Transactional Practice, ten in Private Client, four in Health, and three in Tax.

Co-chair Peter J. Sacripanti added: “We are delighted to welcome this outstanding group of lawyers to the Firm’s partnership. This year’s promotion round reflects both the quality of our lawyers and the breadth and depth of our capabilities as we continue to execute McDermott 2020, achieving excellence for our clients and our people.”

McDermott’s new partners are:

Darren Azman, New York, Corporate & Transactional
Thomas Beisken, Düsseldorf, Corporate & Transactional
Heather Bethancourt, Dallas, Corporate & Transactional
Sarah Bro, Orange County, Intellectual Property
Robert Clagg, Chicago, Corporate & Transactional
Nicole Clouse, Boston, Intellectual Property
Heather Cooper, Washington, Corporate & Transactional
Diego Gómez-Cornejo, Dallas, Corporate & Transactional
Travis Harrison, Washington, Private Client
Britt Haxton, Washington, Tax
Patrick Healy, Boston, Health
Dawn Helak, Washington, Health
Joshua Hill, Los Angeles, Health
George Houhanisin, Chicago, Corporate & Transactional
Diana Hund, Paris, Corporate & Transactional
Justin Jesse, Washington, Tax
Matthew Knowles, Boston, Litigation
Ling Kong, New York, Corporate & Transactional
May Lu, Shanghai, Labor, Employment & Benefits
Kate McDonald, Washington, Health
Paul McGrath, London, Labor, Employment & Benefits
Melissa Moszkowski, New York, Private Client
Jonathan Motto, Chicago, Private Client
Jared Nelson, Shanghai, McDermott Discovery
Kristina Novak, Dallas, Tax
Alexander Ott, Washington, Intellectual Property
Evan Panich, Boston, White Collar
Martha Pugh, Washington, Corporate & Transactional
Lindsey Reighard, Dallas, Corporate & Transactional
Sarah Robinson, Chicago, Private Client
Margaret Sanne, Chicago, Private Client
Wilson Wan, Shanghai, White Collar
Kristina Gordon White, Chicago, Private Client
Stephen Ye, Shanghai, Corporate & Transactional

About McDermott Will & Emery
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.

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