September 29, 2022

Volume XII, Number 272

McDermott Will & Emery


McDermott Will & Emery partners with leaders around the world to fuel missions, knock down barriers and shape markets. With 20 locations on three continents, our team works seamlessly across practices, industries and geographies to deliver highly effective—and often unexpected—solutions that propel success. More than 1,200 lawyers strong, we bring our personal passion and legal prowess to bear in every matter for our clients and the people they serve.

We’re proud to work with some of the world’s most dynamic organizations and the leaders who drive them. We know that on any given day you’re tackling competition, corporate development, asset protection, talent management—some days all of the above. While there’s a bevy of smart folks out there to help you address them on a case-by-case basis, there are few who have the breadth and depth of focused knowledge to help you attend to them all and stay ahead of what’s next. When you hire us, you don’t just get the experience of an individual. You get a purpose-built, tightly woven network of legal thought leaders who marry their passion for business with a deep, focused understanding of the law.

That’s McDermott.


Contributing authors from McDermott Will & Emery :

Mary S. Moll, Health Care, Attorney, McDermott Will, Law Firm
Mary S. (Mimi) Moll is an associate in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery and is based in the Firm’s Washington, D.C., office.  She is a member of the Health Industry Advisory...
Austin Mooney Cybersecurity Attorney
Austin Mooney focuses his practice on global privacy, cybersecurity, and emerging technologies. A Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe, he is experienced in helping clients...
Brian Moore Associate Washington, DC Tax  Federal Taxation  State & Local Tax  Tax Structuring
Brian Moore focuses his practice on US and international tax matters. While in law school, Brian served as an AmeriCorps JD Veterans Legal Assistance Intern for Legal Assistance of Western...
M Read Moore Tax Attorney McDermott Will Law Firm
M. Read Moore provides legal counsel on all aspects of estate planning, estate and trust administration, tax controversy, and privately owned business governance and succession planning. He...
Valerie C. Moore, Ph.D.,  is a registered patent agent in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP and is based in the Firm’s Houston office. Valerie is experienced in the areas of...
Anne-France Moreau Commercial Law Attorney Paris France McDermott Will & Emery
Anne-France Moreau has over a decade of experience counselling clients on corporate and general commercial law, with a particular focus on pharmaceutical, medical device, health care and...
Laura Morelli, McDermott Will, Paris, Intellectual property Lawyer, Perfume Trademarks Attorney
Laura Morelli leads the Paris Intellectual Property Practice. She advises French and foreign companies in a wide variety of sectors, including the chemical, energy, fashion, food processing...
Elisabeth Morgan, Trademark Attorney, McDermott Will Emery Law Firm
Elisabeth (Bess) Morgan is an associate in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP and is based in the Firm’s Los Angeles office.  Bess focuses her practice on trademark, copyright,...
Laura Morgan, Health Care Attorney, McDermott Law Firm
Laura B. Morgan is an associate at the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP and is based in the Firm’s Chicago office.  She focuses her practice on counseling hospital and other...
Michael G. Morgan Prvacy Attorney McDermott Will & Emery Law Firm
Michael G. Morgan represents clients in class actions, litigation and other matters involving cybersecurity, privacy, and protection of consumer and business data. He is co-leader of the...
Diane M. Morgenthaler, Corporate Tax Planning Attorney, Retirement Plans for Companies, McDermott Will Emery, Chicago Law Firm
Diane M. Morgenthaler focuses her practice on employee benefits and executive compensation. She represents clients in matters before the US Internal Revenue Service, the Department of Labor...
Erica Moscarello Private Investment Attorney McDermott Will & Emery New York, NY
Erica Moscarello focuses her practice on the formation and operation of domestic and offshore private investment funds, including hedge, private equity, credit, hybrid and single investor...


T Reed Stephens Attorney McDermott Will
T. Reed Stephens is a partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP and is based in the Firm's Washington, D.C., office.  Reed represents clients involved in the Life Sciences...
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Michael J. Stern is an associate in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP and is based in the Firm’s Chicago office. Michael is experienced in preparing complete patent...
Brian R. Stimson Corporate Healthcare Litigation Attorney McDermott Will & Emery Law Firm
Brian Stimson is the former Acting General Counsel and Principal Deputy General Counsel (second-ranking lawyer) for the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in Washington, DC....
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Angela M. Stockbridge, McDermott Will, employee benefit plan governance lawyer, executive compensation attorney
Angela Stockbridge focuses her practice on employee benefits matters. Angela has experience in Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) compliance, employee benefit plan governance...
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Professional Advisor
Erica Stocker is a professional advisor in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP and is based in the Firm’s Washington, D.C., office. Erica focuses primarily on health care,...
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Keith M. Stolte, Intellectual Property Attorney, McDermott Will, Law Firm
Keith M. Stolte is a partner in the law firm of McDermott, Will & Emery LLP and is based in the Firm's Chicago office.  Keith focuses his practice on patent, trademark, copyright,...
JEFFREY E. STONE White Collar Criminal Defense Lawyer Chicago McDermott Will & Emery
effrey E. Stone concentrates his practice on white-collar criminal defense, complex commercial litigation, internal investigations and counseling to boards of directors and senior business...
Benjamin Strauss Attorney Mergers Acquisitions McDermott Will Emery Wilmington
Benjamin (Ben) Strauss focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, venture capital, corporate finance and securities, and Delaware corporate and alternative entity...
Michelle S. Strowhiro
Michelle S. Strowhiro is an employment advisor and litigator. She provides trusted counsel to US and international companies on all aspects of employment law compliance. Michelle partners...
Piper Su, VP, McDermott+
Vice President
Piper is an accomplished legislative and policy strategist focusing on federal health care programs. With more than 15 years of experience in coverage, reimbursement and care delivery,...
Carol B. Sun Privacy Lawyer McDermott Will & Emery Law Firm
Carol B. Sun focuses her practice on regulatory compliance, white-collar crime, government investigation, data security and data privacy, and dispute resolution. She also has experience in...
Katharine Suominen Litigation Attorney McDermott Will & Emery New York, NY
Katharine Suominen focuses her practice on litigation matters, including complex commercial litigation for public and private companies, white collar criminal defense and investigations,...


The Privacy and Data Protection Practice Group at McDermott Will & Emery is a 2021 Go-To Thought Leader for its coverage of NIST’s Cybersecurity framework for Ransomware Risk management. In a time when cybersecurity is more important than ever, NLR readers turned to the group’s coverage of ransomware risk management for essential guidance to keep their organizations secure. The group’s efforts to break down the new framework helps readers understand what is expected of them, and how to prepare for higher standards from government agencies in terms of what constitutes reasonable cybersecurity measures. Authors who contributed insights into this area include Scott FerberTodd S. McClelland, Michael G. Morgan, and David P. Saunders


McDermott Will & Emery has been selected for the 2018 NLR Go-To Thought Leadership Award for the excellence and consistency of their Intellectual Property Coverage. Each month the McDermott Will & Emery IP Update offers detailed analysis of recent IP decisions ensuring that NLR readers are up to date on what is new and what may be on the horizon. You can subscribe to the McDermott IP Update here.

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