Abigail M. Kagan - McDermott Will & Emery


Abigail M. Kagan is an experienced advisor to global and local employers on matters ranging from complex transaction strategy to day-to-day HR counseling. Abigail has particular experience in advising clients on corporate transactions, beginning with early-stage M&A negotiations and steering through post-closing workforce integration quandaries. Her practice also emphasizes overall compliance plans, internal investigations, executive contracts, FMLA & disability accommodations, discrimination & harassment, industry-tailored personnel policies, wage & hour audits, reductions in force, workplace health & safety, employee mobility & non-compete enforcement and the gig economy.

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  • Represented Early, Cassidy & Schilling, LLC in its sale to AssuredPartners Inc.


  • Legal 500 US 2022
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star 2020 to 2022


Columbia Law School, JD, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, 2016
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, MPH Aging and Public Health, 2013
Columbia University, BA Psychology, 2011

Eastern District of New York
Southern District of New York
New York