McDermott Partners Veleka R. Peeples-Dyer and Vernessa Pollard Recognized in Savoy Magazine’s 2018 List of "Most Influential Black Lawyers"


WASHINGTON, DCMcDermott Will & Emery partners Veleka R. Peeples-Dyer and Vernessa Pollard have been named among Savoy Magazine’s 2018 Most Influential Black Lawyers. Featured in the Summer 2018 issue, the list includes partners at prominent law firms and corporate and general counsel from Fortune 1000 corporations who are noted for their legal leadership, professionalism and diverse skills.

Peeples-Dyer and Pollard are co-leaders of McDermott’s Food and Drug Administration practice, where their deep industry and subject-matter experience have strengthened the Firm’s capabilities and service offerings in the fast-paced and highly-regulated life sciences industry.

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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, San Francisco, 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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