Michael W. Peregrine - McDermott Will & Emery


Michael W. Peregrine represents corporations, their boards of directors, and individual directors and officers in connection with the full range of governance, fiduciary duty, director liability and leadership issues. Much of Michael’s practice involves advising boards of directors on matters of sensitivity and controversy, often in connection with corporate and fiduciary crises. He is recognized as one of the leading national corporate governance counselors and is a respected interpreter of the law of fiduciary duties.

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  • Chambers USA, Band 1 in Healthcare, 2005-2023
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Healthcare Law, Chicago, 1993-2024
  • Thomson Reuters, Stand-out Lawyer – independently rated lawyers, 2024
  • Who’s Who Legal, Healthcare, 2021

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Northwestern University School of Law, JD, 1980
Texas Christian University, BA, 1977