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- Designation: Chicago
- Head Count: 1,021
- Gross Revenues: $881,000,000
- Revenue Per Lawyer: $865,000
- Profits Per Partner: $1,545,000
- Year Over Year Change: 0
McDermott Will & Emery is a Chicago-based law firm. According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, McDermott Will & Emery has 1021 attorneys and is the 21st largest firm in the United States. With $881,000,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 29th on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking. On the 2013 Global 100 survey, McDermott Will & Emeryranked as the 37th highest grossing law firm in the world. The firm has offices in CA, DC, FL, GA, IL, MA, NY and TX.
In the News
Mark Gerlach : Law Technology News : December 17, 2014
The new center provides legal and technical discovery services in China.
John Pacenti : Daily Business Review : December 17, 2014
With an overnight thaw in U.S.-Cuba relations, legal experts were cautious Wednesday about visions of U.S. companies doing business in Cuba.
Scott Graham : The Recorder : December 17, 2014
Applying recent Supreme Court rulings, the Federal Circuit struck down patents on synthetic genes engineered to be identical to human DNA.
Lisa Shuchman : Corporate Counsel : December 16, 2014
The United States is supposed to give up its oversight of the Internet's domain name system next year. But the planned move has made brand owners and members of Congress apprehensive.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 14, 2014
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher grabbed a senior debt finance partner from Kirkland & Ellis in London, as the latter snatches Winston & Strawn's litigation chair in Chicago; Jones Day beefs up in Miami; Sidley Austin snags six from Loeb & Loeb; a half-dozen lawyers leave firms for in-house jobs and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
Jennifer L. Filippazzo and Hannah Banks : Corporate Counsel : December 12, 2014
The corporate representative deposition is one of the first opportunities to affirmatively develop the record and articulate the company's position. Such an opportunity should not be wasted.
Aric Press : The American Lawyer : December 10, 2014
Fewer than a third of new partners at Am Law 200 firms are women. It's time for fresh approaches.
June D. Bell : The National Law Journal : December 08, 2014
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 05, 2014
A trio of partners from Kirkland & Ellis and Edwards Wildman Palmer sets up shop in new locales; three more firms hire Bingham McCutchen refugees; Chadbourne & Parke adds a former U.S. ambassador; Skadden brings back a top federal regulator; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
Eleazar David Melendez : Daily Business Review : December 03, 2014
A South Florida real estate executive has scooped up a Bal Harbour home that used to belong to a real estate figure who's now behind bars.
Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Law Technology News : December 02, 2014
Before applying for cyberinsurance, engage in some due diligence and the results will pay.
Tony Mauro : The National Law Journal : December 01, 2014
With same-sex marriage litigation pending before the U.S. Supreme Court, lawyers and scholars are focusing intense interest on a long-forgotten, one-line ruling by the court in 1958 — the first decision the justices ever made regarding issues that directly impact gay rights.
Sheri Qualters : The National Law Journal : December 01, 2014
A California federal judge has set aside a $105 million award to electronics component maker Power Integrations Inc. based on a recent appellate court ruling on royalty damages.
Chris Johnson : The American Lawyer : December 01, 2014
Am Law 100 firms employ some 6,000 lawyers in London, including some of the hottest lateral hires in years. A look at their track record reveals some surprises.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 30, 2014
The world's second-largest firm by attorney head count adds two more former federal regulators to its ranks; American Apparel hires a Loeb & Loeb partner; Greenberg Traurig bags Edwards Wildman Palmer's Los Angeles partner-in-charge; Steptoe & Johnson snags an IP trio and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
: New York Law Journal : November 28, 2014
Seven firms announce new additions, while promotions were announced at Latham & Watkins, McDermott Will & Emery, and Ropes & Gray.
Eleazar David Melendez : Daily Business Review : November 25, 2014
Marcos Jimenez led a McDermott Will & Emery team in litigation that gained control of a prime downtown Miami property and sold it in a boom market.
Michael W. Peregrine : Corporate Counsel : November 20, 2014
The academic misconduct scandal at the prestigious University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill provides valuable fodder for committee/boardroom discussion, under the direction of the general counsel.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 18, 2014
Two Andrews Kurth partners peel off for Sidley Austin in Houston's hot lateral market; a handful of firms make big hires in London; Blank Rome adds a pair from Bingham McCutchen; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.
: The National Law Journal : November 17, 2014
We've identified 20 firms with outstanding achievements before the U.S. Supreme Court, federal circuit courts and state courts of last resort.
Jenna Greene : The National Law Journal : November 17, 2014
When President Barack Obama last week urged the Federal Communications Commission to implement the "strongest possible rules to protect net neutrality" by regulating broadband Internet service as a utility, it sounded like a simple solution to a long-running fight. If only it were so easy.
Sheri Qualters : The National Law Journal : November 17, 2014
R. Robin McDonald : Daily Report : November 11, 2014
A federal judge presiding over a whistleblower case against a national kidney dialysis company has opened more company records to public scrutiny, rejecting defense arguments that the records should not be publicly available because they contain commercially sensitive information.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 09, 2014
Covington & Burling picks up a leading consumer financial services lawyer from Morrison & Foerster, a firm that recently saw a technology transactions partner join the NBA; Gibson Dunn makes a government hire after election season; two more firms raid Bingham; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
: New York Law Journal : November 04, 2014
Eight firms announce new additions, while Nancy Hoppock has been named first deputy director of the Mayor's Office of Criminal Justice.
Kathryn Hume : Law Technology News : November 03, 2014
ILTA panel at ARMA identifies principles that are changing law firm practices.
: The National Law Journal : November 03, 2014
New arrivals and laterals in this week's column.
: The National Law Journal : November 03, 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court soon may be the subject of a casting call for the movie version of one of its more controversial rulings. Plus more in this week's column.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 03, 2014
Monday was a three-deal day for the corporate lawyers at Cravath, Swaine & Moore and Sullivan & Cromwell, as the two leading Am Law 100 firms each advised clients on a trio of notable transactions. Covington & Burling, Hogan Lovells, Jones Day, Kirkland, Davis Polk and Wachtell also had key roles on five separate deals.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 01, 2014
A Steptoe & Johnson crisis manager joins a spin shop, while a former special counsel quietly departs; Kirkland adds another Skadden partner; King & Spalding brings on Bobby Jindal's brother; Baker & Hostetler bags three across the country; a Bingham IP star departs; and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.