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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.
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.

Media Coverage
16 April 2015
Law360
Banking & Finance partner Thomas L. Eldert (Washington DC) is featured as a Rising Star by Law360.
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.
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
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin (subscription required)
Banking & Finance partner Jim Patti (Chicago) is quoted in this article examining his work in Turkey.
Media Coverage
15 April 2015
Law360
In a bylined article, Corporate & Securities partner Larry Hamilton (Chicago), counsel Nicole Zayac and associates Hilary Kang (both Palo Alto) discuss insurance issues for ride sharing services.
Media Coverage
15 April 2015
European CEO
London Corporate & Securities partner Greg Stonefield is interviewed on the increase in European shareholder activists in the investment community.
Media Coverage
14 April 2015
Law360
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Kevin Desharnais (Chicago) is quoted regarding proposed EPA rules on climate change.
Media Coverage
14 April 2015
Global Reinsurance, 14 April 2015
London Insurance & Reinsurance Associate Graham Gowland is quoted in an article on what the sanction talks mean for the insurance and reinsurance industry.
Media Coverage
13 April 2015
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ERISA Litigation partner Nancy Ross (Chicago) and Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Brian Netter (Washington DC) are quoted in this article covering an event hosted by Mayer Brown.
Media Coverage
13 April 2015
CQ (subscription required)
International Trade senior advisor Warren Payne (Washington DC) is quoted in this article examining overhauling business taxation.
Media Coverage
13 April 2015
ACA Insight (subscription required)
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Matthew Rossi (Washington DC) is quoted in an article disscusing confidentiality agreements and whistleblowers.
Media Coverage
13 April 2015
Corporate Counsel (subscription required)
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partners Archis Parasharami and Marcus Christian (both Washington DC) are quoted in this article examining the results fo a survey conducted by Mayer Brown.
Media Coverage
12 April 2015
CSj

In this bylined article, Gabriela Kennedy and Karen Lee examine the first prison sentence issued for a breach of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance ("PDPO") and highlight the need for data users to to be in full compliance with the provisions of the PDPO at all times.

This article first appeared in the April edition of CSj, the journal of the Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries.

News Releases
10 April 2015
Mayer Brown announced that the 2015 edition of Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) ranked Mayer Brown in 44 categories and Tauil & Chequer Advogados, in association with Mayer Brown, in one category. The publication also listed 11 Mayer Brown lawyers as “Leading Individuals” in their practice areas.
Media Coverage
9 April 2015
Legaltech News
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Archis Parasharami (Washington DC) is quoted in this article examining the results fo a survey conducted by Mayer Brown.
Media Coverage
9 April 2015
GlobalCapital (subscription required)
Banking & Finance partner Paul Forrester (Chicago) is quoted in this article discussing CLOs.
Media Coverage
9 April 2015
Law360
In a bylined article, Intellectual Property associates Anita Lam (Washington DC) and Amanda Streff (Chicago) discuss PTAB's discretionary authority.
Media Coverage
9 April 2015
Law360
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Marcus Christian (Washington DC) is quoted in this article discussing a survey conducted by Mayer Brown.
Media Coverage
9 April 2015
Forbes
Employment & Benefits partner Paul Virtue (Washington DC) is quoted on immigration reform.
Media Coverage
9 April 2015
Pension & Benefits Daily
ERISA Litigation partner Nancy Ross (Chicago) and Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Brian Netter (Washington DC) are quoted in this article covering an event hosted by Mayer Brown.
Media Coverage
9 April 2015
Law360
In a bylined article, Litigation & Dispute Resolution partners Brian Massengill and Dana Douglas and associates Alexandra Newman and Justin McCarty (all Chicago) discuss recent cases on securities fraud.
News Releases
8 April 2015
Mayer Brown announced that Litigation & Dispute Resolution partners Lori E. Lightfoot (Chicago) and Audrey L. Harris (Washington DC) are featured in Global Investigations Review’s (GIR) special report, “Women in Investigations 2015.”
Media Coverage
8 April 2015
The Wall Street Journal Risk & Compliance Journal (subscription required)
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Larry Urgenson (Washington DC) is quoted in this article discussing the US trial of indicted former PetroTiger Chief Executive Joseph Sigelman.

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