Overview


Ira Coleman is the chairman of McDermott Will & Emery. Prior to taking on this role, he led the Corporate & Transactional Practice Group and the Firm’s Miami office.

Ira focuses his practice work on all aspects of representing major private and publicly held corporations. In particular, he advises clients in navigating major M&A and controversy matters that have “bet the company” implications. His other areas of specialty include health, private equity and compliance.

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Recognition


  • Chambers USA 2007 to 2019
  • The Legal 500 US 2016
  • The Best Lawyers in America 1997 to 2019, Health Care Law

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Community


  • Healthcare Private Equity Association (HCPEA), general counsel
  • American Bar Association

Credentials


Education
University of Miami School of Law, LLM, 1987
Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center, JD, 1986
State University of New York – Albany, BA, 1983

Admissions
Florida

Ira J. Coleman

Insights & Events / Media

Miami, FL / McDermott Event / March 6-7, 2019

Tokyo, Japan / McDermott Event / January 30, 2019

Osaka, Japan / McDermott Event / January 29, 2019

San Francisco, California / McDermott Event / January 7-9, 2019

New York, New York / McDermott Event / October 19, 2018

Miami, Florida / McDermott Event / March 5-6, 2018

New York, New York / McDermott Event / October 13, 2017

Munich, Germany / McDermott Event / September 19, 2017

Miami Beach, Florida / McDermott Event / March 8 - 9, 2017

Miami, Florida / McDermott Event / February 24, 2017

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