Benchmark Litigation 2013
Received top-tier ranking in the national Appellate category; ranked in the national Antitrust and Commercial Litigation categories; and nine Mayer Brown lawyers were named “National Litigation Stars.” In addition, the firm was “Highly Recommended” in Illinois and Washington, DC and “Recommended” in Texas. 16 lawyers were named “Local Litigation Stars” or “Rising Stars.”
BTI Client Service A-Team survey 2013
Ranked #2 for client service among 650 global law firms in the BTI Client Service A-Team survey. Rankings were based on feedback from corporate counsel at global and Fortune 1000 companies.
Chambers Asia–Pacific 2013
The 2013 edition of Chambers Asia-Pacific ranked Mayer Brown JSM in 28 practice categories, including nine Band One rankings. Chambers also awarded 43 Mayer Brown JSM lawyers a total of 51 rankings in 30 practice categories, including 14 Band One or higher rankings.
Chambers Global 2013
The 2013 edition of Chambers Global ranked Mayer Brown in 71 categories in 12 geographic regions, including Africa-wide, Asia-Pacific Region, Belgium, China, Europe-wide, France, Germany, Global-wide, Latin America-wide, United Kingdom, United States and Vietnam.
Chambers UK 2013
Ranked in 35 practice categories, including five Band One rankings. Chambers UK also awarded 56 Mayer Brown lawyers a total of 68 rankings in 36 practice categories, including eight Band One or higher rankings.
IFLR1000, a guide to the world’s leading financial law firms, ranked Mayer Brown in 48 categories, including seven top-tier rankings: Angola – International Firms Active in Angola; Hong Kong – Competition/Antitrust; Hong Kong – Restructuring & Insolvency; UK – Capital Markets: AIM; UK – Investment Funds: Real Estate; US – Capital Markets: Structured Finance & Securitization; and Vietnam – Financial & Corporate: Banking & Capital Markets. The publication also listed 43 partners as "Leading Lawyers" in their practice areas.
International Tax Review – World’s Leading Transactional Firms
Mayer Brown’s Tax Transactions & Consulting practice was ranked as a tier-one tax transactional firm in North America in International Tax Review’s 2013 “World’s Leading Transactional Firms Survey,” a guide to the world’s leading tax firms.
Law360 Practice Group of the Year 2013
Mayer Brown’s Government Contracts group was named a 2012 “Practice Group of the Year” by Law360, an honor that recognizes the significance, complexity and number of high-profile matters the group handled during the past year.
Legal 500 EMEA 2013
The 2013 edition of Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) ranked Mayer Brown in 50 practice categories, including three are top-tier rankings: EU Regulatory - Chemicals (REACH), Belgium; EU Regulatory - Food, Belgium; Private Equity, France
Asian Legal Business “Firm of the Year”
Named “Firm of the Year” 2012 in four categories – Construction, Employment, Insolvency & Restructuring, and Real Estate.
“Best Law Firms” by US News/Best Lawyers 2012
Mayer Brown scored 128 top rankings, with 42 national tier one rankings and 86 metropolitan tier one rankings. Overall, the firm was ranked in 176 national and metropolitan categories.
Chambers Europe 2012
Ranked in 23 geographic and/or practice categories in Belgium, France, Germany and the United Kingdom, including two top-tier rankings: Dispute Resolution: Highly Regarded – United Kingdom and Private Equity: Mid Cap – France.
Chambers Global 2012
Ranked in 62 practice categories in 12 geographic regions, including Africa-wide, the Asia-Pacific region, Belgium, China, Europe-wide, France, Germany, Global-wide, Latin America-wide, United Kingdom, the United States and Vietnam.
Chambers USA 2012
Ranked in 54 nationwide and/or state categories, including 14 top-tier rankings. Chambers USA recognized 124 Mayer Brown lawyers with 149 total rankings in 51 nationwide and/or state practice categories.
China Law & Practice 2012
Named “International Competition Firm of the Year” by the magazine in 2012.
Daily Journal’s Top Verdicts of 2012
The Daily Journal named Mayer Brown’s win for Honda in Mazza v. American Honda Motor Co. one of five “Top Appellate Reversals” in its Top Verdicts of 2012 series.
Financial Times Innovative Lawyers 2012 (Europe)
Mayer Brown received a “Commended” ranking in the publication’s Most Innovative Firms in Corporate Strategy category. The report is an annual survey and league table of the most innovative law firms in areas such as corporate and financial law, litigation and legal business management.
Financial Times Innovative Lawyers 2012 (United States)
For the third consecutive year, Mayer Brown ranked among the most innovative law firms in the Financial Times’ “US Innovative Lawyers” report, ranking 12th in the 2012 edition. The firm received “Standout” and “Commended” rankings in the Corporate category and a “Highly Commended” ranking in the Litigation category. Business, Technology & Sourcing partner Brad Peterson (Chicago) was named one of ten Innovative Individuals.
Global Elite Brand Index 2012
Mayer Brown was ranked as a global leader for the first time by general counsel in terms of global brand awareness and favorability amongst the world’s leading law firms. The Global Elite Brand Index is compiled by Acritas, a UK-based market research organization.
International Tax Review Americas Tax Awards 2012
Mayer Brown was the most-recognized law firm at the annual Americas Tax Awards sponsored by International Tax Review, garnering seven “Firm of the Year” awards in 2012: Americas Tax Disputes Firm of the Year; US Tax Court Firm of the Year; US Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year; North American Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year; San Francisco Area Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year; San Francisco Area Tax Firm of the Year; and Washington, DC Tax Firm of the Year.
Recognized as one of the "Global 20" law firms with the greatest worldwide reach and expertise.
The Lawyer Awards 2012
We were awarded Infrastructure/Energy Team of the Year for the team's pioneering work in developing a legal framework to make mining possible in Afghanistan.
Le Magazine des Affaires
Mayer Brown’s Paris office received three “Best Law Firm” awards in recognition of its work on mid-cap and large-cap transactions, finance aspects of private equity transactions, and structuring private equity transactions.
Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2012
Ranked (Mayer Brown JSM) in 31 practice categories, including 13 top-tier rankings, including China – Real Estate: Foreign Firms; Hong Kong – Asset Finance; Dispute Resolution; Employment; Insurance; Real Estate; and Restructuring & Insolvency; Thailand - Restructuring & Insolvency; and Vietnam - Banking & Finance; Capital Markets; Corporate & M&A; Projects & Energy; and Real Estate & Construction.
Legal 500 UK 2012
Ranked in 52 practice categories, including a top-tier ranking in Mining & Minerals, Securitization, and Insurance: Professional Negligence.
Legal 500 US 2012
Ranked in 32 practice categories, including top-tier rankings in six categories: Finance – Structured Finance; Litigation – Supreme Court & Appellate: Appellate; Litigation – Supreme Court & Appellate: Supreme Court; Media, Technology and Telecoms – Technology: Outsourcing; Tax – Domestic Tax: Central; and Tax – Tax Controversy. Sixteen Mayer Brown partners were listed as “Leading Lawyers” in their practice categories.
Juve Magazine 2012
Mayer Brown Germany was nominated for the third time as Law Firm of the Year in the Banking & Finance category of the 2012 Juve Awards, sponsored by Juve magazine, the leading publication covering the legal profession in Germany. Nominations recognize notable achievements during the past year and are the result of extensive market research and interviews with clients and lawyers.
Juve Handbook 2012-2013
Juve Handbook, the leading ranking of law firms and lawyers in Germany, ranked Mayer Brown in 12 practice areas and listed 16 of the firm’s lawyers as "frequently recommended."
Top US Issuer's Counsel in 2012
With 52 transactions totaling $37.8 billion in 2012, Mayer Brown held onto its spot as top issuer’s counsel in the US securitization industry, according to Asset-Backed Alert. This was the second consecutive year in which the firm received the number-one ranking.
Trophées du Droit et du Contentieux
Mayer Brown’s Paris office received two awards at the 12th annual “Trophées du Droit et du Contentieux” law and litigation ceremony. The firm earned the trophy for “Rising Team in International Arbitration” and a silver trophy for “Best Real Estate and Real Estate Finance Team.”
Human Rights Campaign Foundation
Received a perfect 100 rating as a “Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality.” Sponsored by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the Corporate Equality Index surveys major businesses to benchmark employer benefits and protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees and their families.
Descriptions of the firm’s widely recognized pro bono efforts can be found here.