McDermott Will & Emery is one of the leading international law firms. Established in 1934 in Chicago, Illinois, McDermott has grown its core practices and offices around the globe with more than 1,000 lawyers in 20 locations and a strategic alliance with MWE China Law Offices in Shanghai, China. In Europe, we have offices in Frankfurt, Munich, Düsseldorf, London, Brussels, Paris and Milan. Our lawyers provide premier legal services coupled with a deep commercial understanding of our client's business needs. We are able to form short-term, inter-office teams in order to address the international challenges of our clients quickly. Besides our 20 locations worldwide, we maintain a network consisting of contacts to top quality professional law firms from all over the world. We speak 35 languages. More than 200 of our lawyers are based in Europe.
McDermott is an integrated, international law firm with recognised strength in mergers and acquisitions, private equity, tax, high-stakes litigation, and many other key areas of transactional and regulatory law.
We emphasise and foster long-term, industry-focused client relationships with multinational corporations, private equity firms, financial institutions and insurances. With 1,000+ lawyers across offices in the United States, Europe and Asia, we promote collaboration among our teams and clients, supporting a high-performance culture that is committed to excellence. Our lawyers and staff value integrity, efficiency, diversity, and pro bono and community service. We serve some of the world's leading corporations and privately held businesses.