With over 80 specialists, McDermott Will & Emery has one of the largest competition practices. It grew this year, too, adding four partners to take its tally to 43. Will Diaz was promoted in its Orange County office and three partners were recruited. In Chicago, Joel Chefitz joined from Howrey to become head of the firm's securities litigation team. In Europe, meanwhile, McDermott poached two competition specialists from Hammonds. Jose Rivas joined in Brussels, Alasdair Bell in London.