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McDermott Will & Emery
Founded in 1934, McDermott Will & Emery is ranked among the top 40 U.S. law firms and is among the top 25 legal firms for innovative Corporate and Commercial work. It is an international law firm with a diversified business practice. The firm houses the largest tax practice in the United States; it represents a wide range of commercial, industrial and financial enterprises. It is both publicly and privately held and is one of the largest grossing law firms globally.
With 18 offices across the United States and Europe, McDermott Will & Emery was named as one of the top 15 defense litigation law firms in the United States by The National Law Journal on its annual Defense Hot List. Paul Thompson is the partner in charge of McDermott’s Washington office. McDermott Will & Emery has about 450 lawyers and staff working in Washington. The firm recently moved to Capitol Hill to a space previously occupied by the Internal Revenue Service.
Partner, Paul Thompson, tells the Washington Post that since relocating to their new office space in Capitol Hill last year, and the firm no longer names their conference rooms after stops on the Metro station such as “Judiciary Square.” The meeting rooms at the new McDermott Will & Emery take on a more international approach. The meeting spaces are now deemed “Boston,” “Brussels,” “California,” “China” as well as other places around the world where the law firm has its offices. Partner Paul Thompson said “I like to say we traded in an old Camry for a new Mercedes, and the Mercedes is cheaper.”
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