Ira Coleman

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Ira J. Coleman is the chairman of McDermott Will & Emery. Since Ira took on this role in 2017, the Firm has embraced a new strategic direction focused on being indispensable to clients, enhancing performance and nurturing a happy, fun culture. Under his leadership, McDermott has adopted the unofficial mantra of #AlwaysBetter, representing the Firm’s commitment for constant improvement with the goal of delivering ever-greater value for our clients, people and communities. With this as a foundation, the Firm has outperformed the industry average–with consistent double-digit growth across all key metrics–expanded across practices and geographies, and recruited top talent. Prior to taking on this role, Ira led the Corporate & Transactional Practice Group and served as the managing partner for the Firm’s Miami office. Read Ira Coleman's full bio.

Finding the Right Hybrid Work Balance

By on Apr 21, 2022
Posted In Employee Benefits, Employment, Labor

Law firms and other members of the corporate world are seeking to find the right balance between in-person and remote work. According to this American Lawyer article, McDermott Chairman Ira Coleman noted the “cultural expectation” of in-person work at his firm. “One of the big challenges for us is trying to navigate how we think...

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