Vision & Values

McDermott Will & Emery propels the success of the world’s most respected, dynamic and important organizations. Together, we fuel missions, knock down barriers and shape markets. Pride and determination abound here because every member of our team is respected, supported and inspired to exceed.

Our core values guide our decisions and our approach to our relationships with clients and the communities we serve.

  • Our clients’ goals are our goals
  • We win by understanding their business, investing in their success and by putting their interests ahead of our own
  • We love what we do and the good it creates
  • The best relationships are built on honest communication, radical transparency and a healthy dose of fun
  • We celebrate success, but aspire to be “Always Better”
  • Excellence and happiness go hand in hand

In pursuit of success, we will:

  • Prioritize solutions over ideas
  • Bring our best to the table every day
  • Stand together and support each other—always
  • Embrace new and diverse perspectives
  • Anticipate change and adapt quickly