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- Designation: Chicago
- Head Count: 981
- Gross Revenues: $891,500,000
- Revenue Per Lawyer: $910,000
- Profits Per Partner: $1,580,000
- Year Over Year Change: -3
McDermott Will & Emery is a Chicago-based law firm. According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, McDermott Will & Emery has 997 attorneys and is the 24th largest firm in the United States. With $891,500,000 in gross revenue in 2015, the firm placed 33rd on The American Lawyer's 2016 Am Law 200 ranking. On the 2014 Global 100 survey, McDermott Will & Emeryranked as the 38th highest grossing law firm in the world. The firm has offices in CA, DC, FL, IL, MA, NY and TX.
In the News
Roy Strom : The National Law Journal : May 23, 2016
The firm's litigation practice last year won a notable series of court victories that will allow client EPR Properties to build a casino development in upstate New York.
: The National Law Journal : May 23, 2016
Lateral moves and new arrivals in this week's column.
Susan Beck : The American Lawyer : May 23, 2016
Inside the clubby world of the trusts and estates bar, which is making a resurgence at some firms.
: The American Lawyer : May 23, 2016
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 18, 2016
A half-dozen big firms shuffled practice leaders within the past week; Skadden snags a high-profile arbitration expert in Hong Kong; the founding partner of Weil's Rhode Island office departs; and other notable laterals from throughout The Am Law 200.
Ed Silverstein : Legaltech News : May 17, 2016
Before moving forward, startups should ask themselves whether they have the resources to adequately prepare their documents.
: The National Law Journal : May 16, 2016
Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates last week defended the changes the U.S. Department of Justice made to white-collar investigations last year in a speech that attempts to call the bluff of corporate law practitioners. Plus more in this week's column.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : May 15, 2016
Three months after Mylan NV once again turned to Cravath, Swaine & Moore to handle another multibillion-dollar deal, the firm is at it again for the acquisitive generic drug giant.
Meredith Hobbs and Kristen Rasmussen : Daily Report : May 13, 2016
When it comes to rainmaking, diversity can be an effective tool for getting a foot in the door, said Xerox's general counsel, Don Liu, at a panel sponsored by the Georgia Asian Pacific Bar Association before its annual gala Thursday.
Sue Reisinger : Corporate Counsel : May 12, 2016
The federal government seeks an injunction against the state; the state asks for a declaratory judgment against DOJ. So what should a general counsel in North Carolina do, listen to the state or the feds?
: The National Law Journal : May 09, 2016
Lateral moves and new arrivals in this week's column.
Susan Beck : The Am Law Daily : May 05, 2016
The lawyer, spinmaster and longtime Clinton ally has a new law firm, Davis Goldberg & Galper, and a new public relations shop to go with it.
June D. Bell : The National Law Journal : May 02, 2016
Amy Hancock is general counsel of the American Beverage Association, the trade group of the nonalcoholic beverage industry. The group represents the interests of soft-drink companies, bottled-water producers and makers of energy and sports drinks and teas.
Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : May 02, 2016
A look at some of the most notable lateral litigator moves in April.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 02, 2016
DLA Piper bags new recruits from Skadden and Willkie Farr; Chadbourne & Parke picks up a partner with World Cup ties; Cleary Gottlieb adds an Allen & Overy practice leader; Stroock nabs a former federal judge; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
: The National Law Journal : May 02, 2016
Lateral moves and new arrivals in this week's column.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 27, 2016
The Philadelphia-based firm bolts on smaller wealth management shops in California and Florida; Jenner & Block rebuilds its government contracts group; Sidley Austin hires MoFo's ERISA head; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Susan Beck : The American Lawyer : April 25, 2016
Even of the city's most prominent native firms are reducing their lawyer numbers there.
Michael D. Goldhaber : The American Lawyer : April 25, 2016
The country's decision to phase out nuclear power has triggered a chain reaction of litigation and arbitration. What will be the fallout for cross-border dispute resolution in Europe?
Zoe Tillman : The National Law Journal : April 21, 2016
In a rare public speech since his nomination to the U.S. Supreme was announced, Chief Judge Merrick Garland of the D.C. Circuit delivered remarks at the court's annual pro bono recognition breakfast. He urged lawyers to do more to close the access-to-justice gap.
: The Am Law Daily : April 20, 2016
Before The American Lawyer's complete annual Am Law 100 report is released on April 25, take a peek at preliminary reporting on law firm financials from The Am Law Daily and its regional affiliates.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 20, 2016
A shift change at Jenner & Block; Duane Morris takes on 13 lawyers from two firms; DLA Piper partners form their own boutique; a Proskauer Rose litigator becomes CEO of a litigation financier; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Cheryl Miller : The Recorder : April 15, 2016
Depomed's GC and deputy GC led a high stakes battle last year for control of the company.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 13, 2016
Two longtime Am Law 100 partners start post-legal careers; Kirkland & Ellis hires in Germany; Orrick grows in Europe; Reed Smith makes moves amid merger talks; White & Case goes to Boston; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : April 11, 2016
Four McDermott Will & Emery partners are leaving for White & Case, including the leader of McDermott's white-collar practice.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 11, 2016
Holland & Knight keeps hiring; Kirkland picks up one from Paul Weiss; Proskauer Rose reels in some heavy-hitters; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Ed Silverstein : Legaltech News : April 08, 2016
Stanford Law School and Sullivan & Cromwell team up for FCPA clearinghouse, while McDermott Will & Emery offers corporate services
C. Ryan Barber : The National Law Journal : April 06, 2016
As law firms grapple with fast-moving change in the life sciences industry, McDermott Will & Emery is beefing up its U.S. Food and Drug Administration practice. McDermott has named partners Vernessa Pollard and Veleka Peeples-Dyer as co-leaders of the practice, which is based in the firm's Washington office. The duo will work together to expand the firm's services for medical-device, pharmaceutical and technology companies looking for guidance in dealing with the FDA, the firm said Wednesday.
Miriam Rozen : Texas Lawyer : April 04, 2016
Ed Blum has kept race as his focus as the director the Project on Fair Representation, an Austin-based nonprofit, which has sponsored plaintiffs suing Texas officials based on allegations of their discriminatory use of race. Blum wants to make the government and other institutions colorblind—race neutral; he has sponsored litigation for the past 20 years to make that happen.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : March 31, 2016
The firm advised on two deals announced this week worth a combined $5 billion.