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McDermott Lawyers Help Uncover Hoover-Era ‘Sex Deviate’ Files

McDermott Lawyers Help Uncover Hoover-Era ‘Sex Deviate’ Files

Government documents related to former FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover’s purge of gay and lesbian federal government employees will be released after McDermott Will & Emery attorneys scored a pro bono win. The Mattachine Society of Washington, D.C., sought documents relating to an executive order, signed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1953, that allegedly

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Ten Employee Benefits Lawyers Leave McDermott for Winston

By Gayle Cinquegrani, Bloomberg BNA A group of 10 employee benefits and executive compensation partners left law firm McDermott Will & Emery to join Winston & Strawn. Seven of Winston’s new partners will be based in Chicago and three in Washington. The partners joining Winston’s Chicago office are Gerrie, Joseph S. Adams, Amy M. Gordon,


10 McDermott Partners Are Joining Winston & Strawn: Source

David Rogers, head of McDermott Will & Emery’s labor, employment and benefits practice, is leaving the firm and joining Winston & Strawn with a team of partners, a source with direct knowledge of the matter told Big Law Business. Rogers, a member of the firm’s management and recent member of the executive committee in Washington, D.C., submitted

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Bruce Springsteens of Law? That’s What This Big Firm Wants to Be

Miami lawyer Ira Coleman has a vision for McDermott Will & Emery, the big law firm he was just elected to chair: “We want to be the Bruce Springsteens of law.” Let him explain for a minute: Coleman had this epiphany when attending a Bruce Springsteen concert in Philadelphia this February at the Wells Fargo Center. “We

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Cadwalader Loses Top Executive Pay Partner to McDermott

After a busy end-of-August in the business of law world, news broke again over Labor Day: Steve Eckhaus, the chair of Cadwalader’s executive compensation practice group, is joining McDermott Will & Emery. That’s one more out the door of the New York law firm, which in August saw its top antitrust team in Washington, D.C.  decamp