McDermott’s Private Client Practice Named “Market Leader” in Chambers 2017 High Net Worth Guide


CHICAGO, IL (September 26, 2017) – McDermott Will & Emery’s Private Client practice has been awarded a Band-1 ranking for Private Wealth Law in the United States by Chambers High Net Worth, a guide dedicated to the global private wealth market. The Chambers HNW guide recognized McDermott as “a first-class firm and undoubtedly a market leader,” based on client feedback and peer recognition.

The 2017 guide refers to McDermott’s Private Wealth practice as “truly dedicated to this area of law and being at the cutting edge,” and goes on to note, “Not only do they know the law but they are incredibly responsive to the needs of the clients; they are not just our lawyers but also our trusted partners.”

In addition to the national designation, McDermott was recognized with the following rankings:

  • Washington, DC – Band 1, Private Wealth Law
  • Illinois – Band 1, Private Wealth Law
  • New York – Band 1, Private Wealth Law
  • Northern California – Band 1, Private Wealth Law
  • Southern California – Band 3, Private Wealth Law
  • London – Band 4, Private Wealth Law
  • United Kingdom – Band 3, Private Wealth Disputes

Seventeen individual McDermott lawyers received rankings in the 2017 guide:

“I am honored to see that our Private Client practice is held in such high esteem by our clients and the industry,” said Carol Harrington, global head of McDermott’s Private Client Practice Group. “It’s an absolute pleasure to work with such a great team. Our lawyers unfailingly put their clients’ needs before all else and never fail to go above and beyond in their commitment to superior service.”

About McDermott’s Private Client Practice Group
McDermott’s Private Client Practice Group represents high-net-worth individuals, families and closely held businesses with an extraordinary focus on the client’s specific, unique objectives. The team of more than 75 lawyers and 30 non-lawyer professionals has been recognized as the top private client practice in the United States and among the top practices worldwide. The practice operates out of offices in Chicago, London, Los Angeles, Munich, New York, Paris, Rome, Shanghai, Silicon Valley and Washington DC with lawyers regularly working together to service clients of the firm.

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, DC. Further extending our reach into Asia, we have a strategic alliance with MWE China Law Offices in Shanghai.

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