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- 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.
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Jennifer Henderson : Daily Business Review : June 24, 2016
When it comes to matching Cravath, Swaine & Moore's base salary bump for associates — which will see first-years earn $180,000 and eighth-years rake in $315,000 — firms with big Florida bases are a mixed bag, with the definition of "top of market" becoming increasingly nuanced.
John Council : Texas Lawyer : June 22, 2016
Affirmative action advocates applauded the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Fisher v. University of Texas — a decision they believe that will go a long way in preserving racially diverse student bodies on college campuses across the United States.
Scott Graham : Corporate Counsel : June 20, 2016
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Suzanne Monyak : The National Law Journal : June 20, 2016
From white-water rafting trips to casino nights and parties, Washington's law firms are hosting a slew of social events for this year's summer associates in an effort to prepare them and court them to rejoin the firm as first-year associates after graduation.
Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : June 17, 2016
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida Inc. agreed to expand coverage of a breakthrough cure for Hepatitis C to about 2,000 policyholders as part of a settlement negotiated by Miami lawyers.
Susan Beck : The Am Law Daily : June 16, 2016
The co-chairs of McDermott, Will & Emery surprised their partnership when they announced Monday that they'll step down at the end of this year. Insiders pointed to several potential candidates to replace them.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 16, 2016
A year after WilmerHale consolidated its London operations, one longtime partner has left for McDermott Will & Emery; Jones Day hires a trio; Shearman & Sterling snags one from Boies Schiller; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 13, 2016
Former eBay general counsel Michael Jacobson returns to Cooley in Silicon Valley; a Kirkland & Ellis seeks a shave; Greenberg Traurig grows in Israel; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
MIRIAM ROZEN : Texas Lawyer : June 09, 2016
Such original lawsuits rank as a rare breed at SCOTUS.
Scott Flaherty : The Am Law Daily : June 03, 2016
Not feeling Clinton or Trump? Big Law voters may want to consider former governor Bill Weld. Now at Mintz Levin's ML Strategies, the Harvard Law School graduate recently got the call to become a vice presidential nominee on the Libertarian Party ticket.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : June 03, 2016
With Anheuser-Busch/InBev and SABMiller poised to create a beer industry giant, lawyers from several Am Law 200 firms have become founding members of a new nonprofit trade group for the craft beer industry.
Susan Beck : The American Lawyer : May 31, 2016
Inside the clubby world of the trusts and estates bar, which is making a resurgence at some firms.
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.
: 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
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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
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Sue Reisinger : Corporate Counsel : May 12, 2016
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: 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
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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?