Where there's a Will, there's McDermott and Emery -- and about 1,100 lawyers. McDermott Will & Emery, one of the largest law firms in the US, maintains almost 20 offices in the US and in Europe. It also maintains alliances with lawyers in China in order to increase its geographic reach to Asia. Practice areas include antitrust, corporate, employee benefits, government strategies, intellectual property, international, mergers and acquisitions, tax, and trial law. E. H. McDermott founded the firm in 1934; since then it has represented clients across more than 70 countries around the globe.