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McDermott Will & Emery partners with leaders around the world to fuel missions, knock down barriers and shape markets. With more than 20 locations on three continents, the team works seamlessly across practices, industries and geographies to deliver highly effective — and often unexpected — solutions that propel success. More than 1,400 lawyers strong, the firm brings personal passion and legal prowess to bear in every matter for its clients and the people they serve.

At McDermott, we work side-by-side with our clients to analyze the strength of their claims and defenses in conjunction with their economic imperatives. We provide our clients with unvarnished advice, tailor an arbitration strategy that is determined by reality rather than wishful thinking, avoid over-lawyering a case, and never lose focus on the possibility of early resolution through settlement.

Our integrated team includes lawyers situated in the United States, France, England, Germany, Belgium and Italy. Providing coordinated solutions to the most complex cross-border controversies, our work covers all types of international commercial disputes, investor state arbitrations, and litigation in aid of international arbitration. We also advise our clients in the drafting of international arbitration clauses, internal investigations and criminal defense matters.

Our lawyers have experience resolving international commercial disputes under all of the major international arbitration institutions and rules, and our work in this arena has been recognized globally by, among others, Global Arbitration Review, The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa and Chambers Global. For McDermott, international arbitration is not just about scoring points against an opposing legal team on an inevitable march to a final hearing; rather, it is about partnering with our clients to achieve results that are consistent with their business goals and objectives.