Firm Profile: McDermott Will & Emery

Law360, New York (May 2, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- When McDermott Will & Emery takes on a case, the close link between the firm and federal regulators often helps its clients avoid a trial altogether.

Those links have been invaluable in building the reputation the firm now enjoys, according to Steven S. Scholes, head of the firm’s Chicago Trial Department and co-chair of the firm’s Securities Litigation Practice Group and its SEC Defense Group.

“We value very highly the credibility that we have with government lawyers. Much of our practice is against the government or...
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