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McDermott Will & Emery

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About McDermott Will & Emery

McDermott Will & Emery is a leading provider of legal services to some of the world's most successful and dynamic organizations. Their clients require knowledgeable and experienced legal professionals with an understanding of the business landscape and the laws that govern it. By partnering with McDermott, clients gain access to a network of expert legal professionals who are passionate about business and knowledgeable in the law. This includes not only the lawyers working directly on the business, but also a global network of advisors with diverse perspectives and highly effective solutions.

McDermott's team approach leverages the knowledge and experience of its individual lawyers to deliver successful results for their clients. Their core values prioritize their clients' interests and guide their relationships with them and the communities they serve. These values include a commitment to excellence, honest communication, embracing new perspectives, and continuous improvement.

McDermott is proud to be more than just lawyers. Their team includes individuals with backgrounds in science, accounting, analysis, policy-making, and finance, who bring a wealth of diverse experiences. Their commitment to their clients' success and passion for what they do are the keys to their success.

Office Description:

Opened in 1934 as the Firm's first office, our Chicago location continues to serve as a flagship for many of the Firm's national and international practices. Like the city - which has made impressive strides from its industrial roots to its current status as a center for technological and commercial innovation - our Chicago office has evolved from its original focus on tax law. Today, our Chicago office includes legal teams focused on antitrust, banking and finance, corporate and securities, health, intellectual property, labor, employment and employee benefits, litigation, real estate, tax, white-collar defense and other areas of law. We advise regional, US and international clients, including small, medium and large-cap privately held and publicly traded companies, as well as their owners, officers and directors in a wide range of industries from traditional manufacturing, food and agriculture, to the constantly evolving technology, financial services and health care sectors. We also counsel numerous non-profit and tax-exempt organizations, educational and research institutions, trade associations and charities. Our practices and individual lawyers are regularly singled out by Chambers USA, The Legal 500, U.S. News-Best Lawyers, and other publications and organizations as top global providers of legal services. As part of a global, full-service law firm, the lawyers of our Chicago office are prepared to help clients wherever their business interests take them.

Location and Practice Areas Wise Attorney Count:

Total Offices: 24

Total Attorneys: 1357

Total Office Wise Attorneys:

Locations No. of Attorneys
Atlanta, GA 17
Austin, TX 14
Boston, MA 108
Chicago, IL 504
Dallas, TX 86
Houston, TX 22
Irvine, CA 20
Los Angeles, CA 150
Menlo Park, CA 20
Miami, FL 136
New York City, NY 442
San Francisco, CA 48
Washington, DC 370
Wilmington, DE 22

Total number of Attorneys in this Practice Area:

Practice Areas No. of Attorneys
Bankruptcy 44
Corporate 427
Corporate - Private Equity 1
Energy and Oil & Gas 34
Environmental and Land Use 10
ERISA/Executive Compensation 49
Finance - Banking 21
Government 8
Health Care 236
Insurance Coverage 15
IP 167
Labor & Employment 80
Litigation 450
Real Estate 70
Tax 167
Transportation 2
Trusts and Estates 135

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