McDermott Will & Emery
|McDermott Will & Emery
|Offices in various cities in USA, Europe and Asia
McDermott Will & Emery is a diversified business practice law firm that has offices worldwide. The firm's Energy and Derivatives Markets (EDM) Practice Group regularly represents clients in investigations conducted by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and the Federal Trade Commission. Many members of the firm's EDM Practice Group worked for these agencies prior to joining McDermott.
Among its other many areas of focus, the firm represents clients, in the proprietary and nonprofit business sectors, as well as on a pro bono basis, that are involved in environmentally forward ventures. The firm says it aims to increase sponsorship of nonprofit organizations whose missions are environmental protection.
The firm's hedge funds practice is a multi-disciplinary team providing comprehensive advice to start-up and established hedge fund managers, advisors and financial institutions that engage in business with hedge funds.
- Partner, Gregory G. Mocek
- Jr. Partner, Paul J. Pantano
- Partner, Anthony M. Mansfield
- Partner, Jana V.T. Baldwin
- Partner, Athena Y. Velie
- Partner, Gregory K. Lawrence
- Partner, Michael A. Yuffee
- Partner, Joseph B. Williams
- Partner, Terence T. Healey
- Energy & Derivatives Markets Analyst, Elizabeth Hastings
- McDermott Will & Emery represented Morgan Stanley & Co. Inc. with respect to its equity investment in connection with the $45 billion leveraged buyout acquisition of TXU Corp., the Texas energy company. The transaction closed on Oct. 10, 2007, and represented the largest leveraged buyout in history to date.
- In April of 2007, McDermott Will & Emery advised BNP Paribas in connection with its recent €558.6 million CDO of leveraged loans. The deal introduced to the CDO market the use of a variable hedging option strategy to manage the risk arising from investment in a wide range of currencies. The transaction was arranged by BNP Paribas with Pemba Credit Advisers, a subsidiary of Man Group Plc.