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News Releases
24 April 2015
Mayer Brown’s derivatives work has earned the firm a nomination for “Best Law Firm for Derivatives–US” in GlobalCapital’s US Derivatives Awards 2015.
News Releases
23 April 2015
Tahirih Justice Center has named Mayer Brown and Caterpillar Inc. the nonprofit’s 2014 “Corporate Partners of the Year” for investing more than 3,500 pro bono hours researching forced marriage.
Media Coverage
23 April 2015
Accountancy Live
London Litigation partner Susan Rosser is quoted in an article on the Supreme Court judgement which held that insolvency practitioners and creditors are now able to seek redress from fraudulent directors.
News Releases
23 April 2015
Mayer Brown announced that Litigation & Dispute Resolution partners Andrew J. Calica and Christopher J. Houpt, Banking & Finance partner Thomas L. Eldert and Government & Global Trade partner Timothy J. Keeler were named 2015 “Rising Stars” by Law360. This annual recognition honors attorneys under the age of 40 whose “outstanding career accomplishments … belie their age,” the publication said.
Media Coverage
22 April 2015
This is Africa
Bylined article by London Construction & Engineering partner Kwadwo Sarkodie on balancing the risk associated with investing in Africa.
Media Coverage
2015
American Bar Association
In a bylined article, Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Charles E. Harris, II (Chicago) examines class certification questions.
Media Coverage
22 April 2015
BBC Radio 4
Raid Abu-Manneh,Construction & Engineering partner and head of the International Arbitration Group in London, is interviewed on the influx of Middle Eastern disputes in London courts.

The interview starts at 7 minutes 53 seconds.
Media Coverage
22 April 2015
Journal of Investment Compliance (subscription required)
In a bylined article, Litigation & Dispute Resolution partners Matthew Rossi (Washington DC) and Greg Deis, associate Kathleen Przywara (both Chicago), and Financial Services Regulatory & Enforcement partner Jerome Roche (Washington DC) alert high frequency trading firms to the increased regulation and prosecution of manipulative trading practices during 2014 and early 2015.
Media Coverage
21 April 2015
Law360
Global Insurance Industry group co-leader James Woods (New York) is quoted in this article discussing data security liabilty.
Media Coverage
21 April 2015
Mining Journal (subscription required)
Head of Mining, Ian Coles, is quoted in an article on deep sea mining projects.
Media Coverage
21 April 2015
Greenwire (subscription required)
Litigation & Dispute Resolution associate Jeffrey Redfern (Washington DC) is quoted in this article discussing Horne v. Department of Agriculture.
Media Coverage
21 April 2015
WYPR
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Lee Rubin (Palo Alto) is interviewed in this segment on the Chris Conover case and flawed forensic evidence.
News Releases
21 April 2015
Mr. Young to strengthen Mayer Brown’s US electric power transactional capabilities and continue rapid growth of DC office

Mayer Brown announced today that Andrew Young has joined the firm’s Banking & Finance practice and global Energy group as a partner in Washington DC. Previously, he was a partner with K&L Gates.
Media Coverage
20 April 2015
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
Corporate & Securities partner Rebecca Eisner (Chicago) is featured as being the new partner-in-charge of Mayer Brown's Chicago office.
Media Coverage
20 April 2015
Ignites (subscription required)
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Brian Netter (Washington DC) is quoted in this article discussing Tibble v. Edison.
News Releases
20 April 2015
Mr. Howes to lead firm’s growing International Arbitration group in the US

Mayer Brown announced today that B. Ted Howes has joined the firm as a partner in New York, where he will lead the International Arbitration group in the US and serve as a member of the firm’s global leadership team for international arbitration.
Media Coverage
20 April 2015
Crain's Chicago Business
Corporate & Securities partner Rebecca Eisner (Chicago) is featured as being the new partner-in-charge of Mayer Brown's Chicago office.
News Releases
17 April 2015
IFLR also recognizes partner Jason Kravitt and associate Phoebe Lo

International Financial Law Review (IFLR) named Mayer Brown “Project Finance Team of the Year” in the 2015 IFLR Americas Awards.
News Releases
17 April 2015
Mayer Brown announced today it has appointed Rebecca S. Eisner as Partner-in-Charge of its Chicago office, effective July 1, 2015. A prominent lawyer in Mayer Brown’s global Business & Technology Sourcing and Privacy & Security groups and a member of the firm’s Partnership Board, Ms. Eisner succeeds Frederick Thomas, who has led the Chicago office since 2007.
Media Coverage
17 April 2015
Law360
Government & Global Trade partner Timothy Keeler (Washington DC) is featured as a Law360 Rising Star.
Media Coverage
16 April 2015
The New York Times
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Kevin Desharnais (Chicago) is quoted regarding proposed EPA rules on climate change.
Media Coverage
16 April 2015
Law360
Banking & Finance partner Thomas L. Eldert (Washington DC) is featured as a Rising Star by Law360.
News Releases
16 April 2015
The International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC) has awarded Mayer Brown JSM senior associate Justine Lau the Fetner Award at its 12th Annual Spring Meeting in Washington, D.C.
Media Coverage
16 April 2015
Bloomberg BNA Digital Discovery and e-Evidence
In a bylined article, Litigation & Dispute Resolution counsel Kim Leffert, associate Michael Frisch (both Chicago) and paralegal Patrick Garbe (New York) examine various strategies for helping a client company identify the information relevant to understanding a case and the information responsive to an opponent’s production requests.
Media Coverage
16 April 2015
Law360
Intellectual Property partner Rich Assmus (Chicago) is quoted in this article discussing online review anonymity.

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