Corporate Services


Day-to-day transactional, commercial and corporate compliance tasks are standard practices, yet far from unimportant. They also provide an excellent opportunity to deliver value and efficiency through the effective deployment of legal professionals, processes and technologies.

Our corporate services group serves clients’ transactional, commercial and corporate compliance needs with quality, efficiency and value. We possess the skill and legal background ideal for performing these functions and work in concert to provide high-quality services at a lower cost. To achieve these goals, we disaggregate corporate legal processes by identifying routine and high-volume activities, create systems and tools that can be performed at lower costs, and implement accountability and performance standards that preserve the excellence and attention to detail that is a hallmark of McDermott’s work product.

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  • Reviewed and analyzed more than 1,000 commercial agreements for a publicly traded research, development and manufacturing client in the life sciences industry as part of its post-acquisition restructuring involving subsidiaries in more than 15 countries; coordinated the review of hundreds of non-English-language documents drafted by foreign counsel
  • Assisted a multinational medical devices, pharmaceutical and consumer packaged goods manufacturer with a time-sensitive post-merger integration following a $20 billion acquisition; reviewed more than 900 complex contracts in three weeks at a cost 30 to 40 percent below standard associate rates and with fewer aggregate hours as a result of the use of project management principals and technology
  • Assisted a leading health care provider with the completion of a two-phase complex project involving the review of nearly 8,000 documents, including many in which Medicare, Medicaid or HMO/PPO programs were at issue; we also identified key HIPAA/PHI matters

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Debra A. Harrison

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