Firm Profile

McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Headquarters

444 West Lake Street
Chicago, IL 60606-0029
United States
(312) 372.2000

Firm Details

McDermott Will & Emery is an integrated, international law firm with recognized strength in tax, private equity, M&A, health care, high-stakes litigation, and other key areas of transactional and regulatory law. The firm emphasizes and fosters long-term, industry-focused client relationships with multinational companies, rising entrepreneurial firms, investors and capital providers, and many of the world’s wealthiest families and individuals. McDermott is committed to legal excellence, extraordinary client service, a high-performance culture and helping clients achieve stellar legal and business results—today, and well into the future.

Our lawyers practice around the world: Boston, Brussels, Chicago, Dallas, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Miami, Milan, Munich, New York, Orange County, Paris, Rome, Seoul, Silicon Valley and Washington, D.C.  Further extending our reach in Asia, we have a strategic alliance with MWE China Law Offices in Shanghai.

In word and deed, we value integrity, efficiency, diversity, and pro bono and community service.

Management

Top Listed National Awards

  • Top Listed in the United States in Health Care Law with 35 lawyers
  • Top Listed in the United States in IT Outsourcing Law with 3 lawyers

Top Listed State Awards

  • Top Listed in Illinois in Health Care Law with 12 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Texas in Information Technology Law with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Texas in IT Outsourcing Law with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Illinois in Litigation and Controversy - Tax with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Illinois in Trusts and Estates with 12 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Illinois in Venture Capital Law with 2 lawyers

Top Listed City Awards

  • Top Listed in Miami in Health Care Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Chicago in Health Care Law with 12 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Dallas in Information Technology Law with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Dallas in IT Outsourcing Law with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Menlo Park in Labor Law - Management with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Chicago in Litigation and Controversy - Tax with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Menlo Park in Trusts and Estates with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Chicago in Trusts and Estates with 12 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Chicago in Venture Capital Law with 2 lawyers

Awards

  • Named one of the “50 Best Law Firms for Women" by Working Mother and Flex-Time Lawyers
  • Named one of the most innovative U.S. law firms by Financial Times “Innovative Lawyers Awards 2012"
  • Named a "Go-To Law Firm" for Fortune 500 companies by Financial Times
  • Ranked in the Top 10 for International Commitment to Pro Bono Matters, The American Lawyer
  • Named One of “10 Best BigLaw Firms for Female Attorneys”, Law360
  • Recognized as one of the Top Illinois Law Firms for LGBT Inclusiveness by Equality Illinois
  • One of "10 Best BigLaw Firms for Female Attorneys", Law360 of "Powerhouse Firms"
  • Named One of “50 Best Law Firms for Women”, by Working Mother and Flex-Time Lawyers
  • “International Firm of the Year”, TrustLaw
  • Honored by the International Trademark Association (INTA) as the sole recipient of its Volunteer Service Award (VSA) in the “Pro Bono Services Provided by Organizations” category
  • Top Law Firm for Client Service – BTI Power Ranking
  • Ranked Among Top 20 US Law Firm Brands – Acritas
  • Law Firm of the Year for Health Care Law, Best Law Firms 2017

Contacts

Ray Jacobsen
Antitrust & Competition
Harris Siskind
Corporate & Transactional
Lydia Kelley
Firm-Wide Diversity
Elizabeth Lewis
Firm-Wide Pro Bono & Community Service
Steve Ryan
Government Strategies
Sarah Columbia
Intellectual Property
David Rogers
Labor, Employment & Benefits
Carol Harrington
Private Client
Jane May
State & Local Tax

Firm Practice Areas

  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Antitrust Law
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Energy Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Food and Beverage Law
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Law
  • International Trade and Finance Law
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - ERISA
  • Litigation - First Amendment
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Land Use and Zoning
  • Litigation - Patent
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Litigation - Trusts and Estates
  • Litigation and Controversy - Tax
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Media Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Patent Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Project Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Securitization and Structured Finance Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Venture Capital Law

Office Locations

Belgium

Belgium

Brussels, Belgium

Avenue des Nerviens 9-31

Brussels 1040

Belgium

32 2 230 5059

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China

China

Shanghai, China

Strategic Alliance with MWE China Law Offices

28th Floor, Jin Mao Building

88 Century Boulevard

Shanghai Pudong New Area

Shanghai 200121

China

86 21 6105 0500

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France

France

Paris, France

23 rue de l'Université

Paris 75007

France

33 1 81 69 15 00

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Germany

Germany

Düsseldorf, Germany

Stadttor 1

Düsseldorf 40219

Germany

49 211 30211 0

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Frankfurt/Main, Germany

Feldbergstraße 35

Frankfurt/Main 60323

Germany

49 69 951145 0

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Munich, Germany

Nymphenburger Str. 3

Munich 80335

Germany

49 89 12712 0

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Italy

Italy

Milan, Italy

Via Dante 15

Milan 20123

Italy

39 02 36575701

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South Korea

South Korea

Jung-gu

Jung-gu

Seoul, Jung-gu

18F West Tower

Mirae Asset Center1

26, Eulji-ro 5-gil

Seoul, Jung-gu 100-210

South Korea

82 2 6030 3600

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United Kingdom

United Kingdom

London, United Kingdom

110 Bishopsgate

London EC2N 4AY

United Kingdom

44 20 7577 6900

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United States

United States

California

California

Irvine, CA

Four Park Plaza, Suite 1700

Irvine, CA 92614-2559

United States

(949) 851.0633

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Los Angeles, CA

2049 Century Park East, Suite 3800

Los Angeles, CA 90067-3218

United States

(310) 277.4110

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Menlo Park, CA

275 Middlefield Road, Suite 100

Menlo Park, CA 94025-4004

United States

(650) 815.7400

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District of Columbia

District of Columbia

Washington, DC

The McDermott Building

500 North Capitol Street, NW

Washington, DC 20001

United States

(202) 756.8000

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Florida

Florida

Miami, FL

333 Southeast Second Avenue, Suite 4500

Miami, FL 33131-2184

United States

(305) 358.3500

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Illinois

Illinois

Chicago, IL

444 West Lake Street

Chicago, IL 60606-0029

United States

(312) 372.2000

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Massachusetts

Massachusetts

Boston, MA

28 State Street, Suite 3400

Boston, MA 02109-1775

United States

(617) 535.4000

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New York

New York

New York, NY

340 Madison Avenue

New York, NY 10173-1922

United States

(212) 547.5400

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Texas

Texas

Dallas, TX

2501 North Harwood Street, Suite 1900

Dallas, TX 75201-1664

United States

(214) 295.8000

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Houston, TX

1000 Louisiana Street, Suite 3900

Houston, TX 77002-5005

United States

(713) 653.1700

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