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McDermott Will & Emery

Diversity

"Since McDermott was established in 1934, we have been driven not only to give our clients excellent service but also to be citizens in our workplace and communities. Our lawyers have built upon this legacy in a number of ways, including efforts to ensure that diversity and inclusion are top priorities for the Firm. Over the last three decades, our Gender Diversity, Racial & Ethnic Diversity and LGBTQ Diversity Subcommittees have led the charge to recruit, retain, and develop diverse talent. In 2011, the three committees were..."

Read more from this firm's Diversity Report (PDF)

Law Firm Diversity Database MCCA

Each law firm’s Diversity Survey responses are also published in the Law Firm Diversity Database. The database currently includes ten years of survey data and information on more than 250 law firms. Through this online tool, you can make side-by-side comparisons of diversity metrics, gauge firms’ progress over time, and measure their performance against industry-wide benchmarks. Open to participation by any law firm with offices in the United States, the Vault/MCCA Law Firm Diversity Survey has become the industry standard for tracking law firm efforts to increase diversity within the profession.

Click here to access the Law Firm Diversity Database.

McDermott Will & Emery

444 West Lake Street
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: (312) 372-2000

Firm Stats

Chair: Ira J. Coleman
Co-National Hiring Partners: Lisa Schmitz Mazur and Allison Wilkerson
Total No. Attorneys 2020:
1K - 1.5K
No. of Partners Named 2020:
39

Base Salary

All offices
1st year: $190,000
2nd year: $200,000
3rd year: $220,000
4th year: $255,000
5th year: $280,000
6th year: $305,000
7th year: $325,000
8th year: $340,000

Employment Contact

Erika Gardiner
Senior Legal Recruiting Manager
(202) 756-8282
egardiner@mwe.com

No. of U.S. Offices: 13

No. of International Offices: 7

Major Office Locations

Atlanta, GA Boston, MA
Chicago, IL
Dallas, TX
Houston, TX
Los Angeles, CA
Miami, FL
New York, NY
Orange County (Irvine), CA
San Francisco, CA
Silicon Valley (Menlo Park), CA
Washington, DC
Wilmington, DE I Brussels
Düsseldorf
Frankfurt
London
Milan
Munich
Paris

Major Departments

Antitrust
Corporate & Transactional
Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Employment
Global Privacy &
Cybersecurity
Intellectual Property
Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Private Client & Wealth Management
Regulatory, Government, & Lobbying Strategies
Strategic Solutions
Tax
White Collar
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.