BiographyMr. McDermott is Head of the Specialty Distribution investment banking practice at Raymond James. Mr. McDermott joined Raymond James in 1996, and is active in mergers & acquisitions, public offerings and private placements. He has completed over 60 transactions during his investment banking career. His previous work experience includes internships at the law firms of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Holland & Knight LLP. Mr. McDermott earned his J.D. degree, cum laude, from Harvard Law School and his B.S. in Business Administration with highest distinction from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa.