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Chambers Global 2017 ranks Mayer Brown and T&C in 89 categories, with 105 individual lawyers recognized

6 April 2017

The 2017 edition of Chambers Global ranked or listed Mayer Brown in 79 practice categories. In addition, the new edition ranked or listed Tauil & Chequer Advogados, in association with Mayer Brown, in 10 categories in the Angola, Brazil and Mozambique regions.

Of Mayer Brown’s rankings, eight were Band One:

  • Capital Markets: Securitization, US, for the ninth consecutive year;
  • International Trade, Vietnam, for the third consecutive year;
  • International Trade/WTO, Belgium, for the fourth consecutive year;
  • International Trade/WTO, Europe-Wide, for the fourth consecutive year;
  • Outsourcing, Global-Wide, for the third consecutive year;
  • Outsourcing, US, for the ninth consecutive year;
  • Projects & Energy: Mining & Minerals, Africa-Wide, for the sixth consecutive year; and
  • Projects: PPP, US, for the seventh consecutive year.

Tauil & Chequer received a top-band ranking in Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas, Brazil. 

Chambers Global also recognized 90 Mayer Brown lawyers with 134 total rankings or listings in 79 practice categories. In addition, the new guide recognized 15 Tauil & Chequer lawyers, with 21 total rankings or listings in 10 practice categories.

Of Mayer Brown’s recognized lawyers, 19 achieved a total of 20 top-band or higher rankings in 17 categories:

Senior Statesmen

  • Nicholas Hunsworth – Dispute Resolution (International Firms), China
  • Jason Kravitt – Capital Markets: Securitization, US
  • Edward Osterberg – Tax: International Tax, US
  • John Schmidt – Projects: PPP, US

Star Individuals

  • Nicholas Robertson – Employment, UK
  • Paulette Vander Schueren – International Trade/WTO, Belgium

Band One

  • David Chadwick – Insurance: Contentious Claims, UK
  • Rebecca Eisner – Outsourcing, US
  • Jason Elder – General Business Law-Expert Based Abroad (China), Mongolia
  • Gabriela Kennedy – Intellectual Property (International Firms), China  
  • Barry Machlin – Projects, US
  • Daniel Masur – Outsourcing, US
  • Hoang Anh Nguyen –Banking & Finance: Capital Markets, Vietnam
  • Brad Peterson – Outsourcing, US
  • Klaus Riehmer – Corporate/M&A: Hong Kong-based (International Firms), China
  • Paul Roy – Outsourcing, US
  • Laurence Urgenson – FCPA, US
  • Paulette Vander Schueren – International Trade/WTO, Europe-Wide
  • Paul Virtue – Immigration: Business, US
  • Dean Young – Shipping: Finance (International Firms), China

Tauil & Chequer lawyer Alexandre Chequer was recognized with a Band One ranking in the Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas, Brazil category.

Following is a complete list of the 2017 Chambers Global rankings for Mayer Brown and Tauil & Chequer.

Mayer Brown Category Rankings and Listings:

Africa-Wide

  • Projects & Energy
  • Projects & Energy: Mining & Minerals

Asia-Pacific Region

  • Aviation: Finance
  • International Trade/WTO
  • Shipping: Finance

Belgium

  • Competition/European Law
  • International Trade/WTO

China

  • Banking & Finance (International Firms)
  • Capital Markets: Debt (International Firms)
  • Competition/Antitrust (International Firms)
  • Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded (International Firms)
  • Dispute Resolution (International Firms)
  • Intellectual Property (International Firms)
  • International Trade/WTO (International Firms)
  • Shipping: Finance (International Firms)

Europe-Wide

  • Capital Markets: Structured Finance
  • International Trade/WTO

France

  • Dispute Resolution: International Arbitration
  • Banking & Finance

Germany

  • Banking & Finance: Acquisition Finance & Syndicated Lending
  • Capital Markets: Structured Finance
  • Corporate/M&A

Global-Wide

  • Agribusiness
  • Aviation: Finance
  • Capital Markets: Structured Finance, Securitization & Derivatives
  • Construction
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Employment
  • Immigration
  • Insurance
  • Insurance: Contentious
  • International Trade/WTO
  • Outsourcing
  • Projects & Energy
  • Projects & Energy: Mining & Minerals
  • Shipping: Finance
  • Tax
  • Technology, Media & Telecoms

Latin America-Wide

  • Banking & Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Insurance
  • Projects

Myanmar

  • General Business Law – Desk Based Abroad (China)
  • General Business Law – Desk Based Abroad (Singapore)

Singapore

  • Projects & Energy - Foreign Desk (Myanmar)
  • Projects & Infrastructure: International

UK

  • Banking & Finance: Lenders
  • Capital Markets: Securitization
  • Capital Markets: Structured Finance & Derivatives
  • Dispute Resolution: Litigation
  • Employment
  • Insurance: Contentious Claims
  • Projects – Foreign Desk (Africa-Wide)
  • Restructuring/Insolvency
  • Tax

US

  • Antitrust: Cartel
  • Banking & Finance - Foreign Desk (Latin America-Wide)
  • Capital Markets: Derivatives
  • Capital Markets: Securitization
  • Competition/Antitrust
  • Immigration: Business
  • International Trade
  • International Trade: Intellectual Property (Section 337)
  • Outsourcing
  • Projects - Foreign Desk (Latin America-Wide)
  • Projects: PPP
  • Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy
  • Tax: Corporate & Finance

Vietnam

  • Banking & Finance
  • Corporate/M&A
  • International Trade
  • Projects, Infrastructure & Energy

Mayer Brown Individual Rankings and Listings:

Africa-Wide

Projects & Energy
Ian Coles
Rachel Speight

Asia-Pacific Region

Aviation: Finance
Richard Stock

International Trade/WTO
Matthew McConkey

International Trade/WTO: Consultants
Cecil Leong

Bangladesh

Corporate & Finance
Nathan Dodd – Expert Based Abroad (Singapore)
David Harrison – Expert Based Abroad (Vietnam)

Belgium

Competition/European Law
Julian Ellison
Julian Ellison – Foreign Expert (UK)
Jens Peter Schmidt
Jens Peter Schmidt – Foreign Expert (Germany)

International Trade/WTO
Nikolay Mizulin
Paulette Vander Schueren

China

Capital Markets (International Firms)
Jason Elder – Foreign Expert (Indonesia)

Capital Markets: Debt (International Firms)
Jason Elder

Capital Markets: Derivatives & Structured Products (International Firms)
Vincent Sum

Capital Markets: Equity (International Firms)
James Fong

Competition/Antitrust (International Firms)
Hannah Ha
John Hickin

Corporate/M&A: China-Based (International Firms)
Betty Tam

Corporate/M&A: Hong Kong-Based (International Firms)
Hannah Ha
Martin Robertson

Dispute Resolution (International Firms)
Nicholas Hunsworth
Thomas So
Jacob Tse
Vivien Yip

Intellectual Property (International Firms)
Gabriela Kennedy
Rosita Li
Xiaoyan Zhang – Foreign Expert (US)

International Trade/WTO (International Firms)
Matthew McConkey

Shipping: Finance (International Firms)
Maggie C. K. Cheung
Dean Young

Europe-Wide

International Trade/WTO
Nikolay Mizulin
Paulette Vander Schueren

France

Banking & Finance
Jean-Philippe Lambert

Corporate/M&A
Guillaume Kuperfils
Jean-François Louit
Arnaud Pérès

Dispute Resolution: International Arbitration
Dany Khayat
Dany Khayat – Foreign Expert (Middle East-wide)
Alejandro Lopez Ortiz – Foreign Expert (Central America-wide, Spain)

Germany

Capital Markets
Bernd Bohr – Expert Based Abroad (UK)

Capital Markets: Derivatives
Jochen Seitz

Capital Markets: Structured Finance
Ralf Hesdahl

Corporate/M&A: Competition
Jens Peter Schmidt – Expert Based Abroad (Belgium)

Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market
Klaus Riehmer

Dispute Resolution: Arbitration Counsel
Mark Hilgard

Dispute Resolution: Litigation
Mark Hilgard

Dispute Resolution: Most In-Demand Arbitrators
Mark Hilgard

Global-Wide

Shipping: Finance
Dean Young

Indonesia

Capital Markets (International Firms)
Jason Elder – Expert Based Abroad (China)

International Trade (International Firms)
Matthew McConkey – Expert Based Abroad (US)

Latin America-Wide

Banking & Finance
Douglas Doetsch
David Duffee

Capital Markets
Douglas Doetsch
James Patti

Corporate/M&A
Pablo Ferrante
Gabriel Salinas

Energy & Natural Resources
Pablo Ferrante
Jose Valera

Insurance
David Chadwick

Projects
Christopher Erckert
Barry Machlin

Mongolia

General Business Law
Jason Elder – Expert Based Abroad (China)

Myanmar

General Business Law
Nathan Dodd – Expert Based Abroad (Singapore)
Ben Thompson – Expert Based Abroad (Singapore)

Projects & Energy
Nathan Dodd – Expert Based Abroad (Singapore)

Singapore

Dispute Resolution: Arbitration
Yu-Jin Tay– Foreign Expert (Indonesia, South Korea)

Projects & Energy
Nathan Dodd – Foreign Expert (Bangladesh and Myanmar)
Ben Thompson – Foreign Expert (Myanmar)

Projects & Infrastructure: International
Nathan Dodd
Ben Thompson

South Korea

Dispute Resolution (International Firms)
Yu-Jin Tay – Expert Based Abroad (Singapore)

Spain

Capital Markets
Robert Flanigan – Foreign Expert (UK)

Turkey

Capital Markets
James Patti – Expert Based Abroad (US)

UK

Capital Markets: Securitization
Kevin Hawken

Capital Markets: Structured Finance & Derivatives
Dominic Griffiths
Edmund Parker

Competition Law
Julian Ellison – Expert Based Abroad (Belgium)
David Harrison

Employment
Christopher Fisher
Nicholas Robertson

Insurance: Contentious Claims
David Chadwick
Sean Connolly

Insurance: Contentious Claims & Reinsurance
David Chadwick – Foreign Expert (Latin America-Wide)

Insurance: Reinsurance
Sean Connolly

Tax
Sandy Bhogal

United Arab Emirates

Corporate/M&A
Tom Thraya – Expert Based Abroad (US)

US

Banking & Finance
David Duffee – Foreign Expert (Latin America-Wide)

Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Brian Trust

Capital Markets: Debt & Equity
Edward Best
James Patti – Foreign Expert (Latin America-Wide and Turkey)

Capital Markets: Securitization
Douglas Doetsch – Foreign Expert (Latin America-Wide)
Carol Hitselberger
Paul Jorissen
Jason Kravitt
Stuart Litwin
Keith Oberkfell
Angela Ulum
Jon Van Gorp

Competition/Antitrust
Andrew Marovitz

Energy & Natural Resources
Jose Valera – Foreign Expert (Latin America-Wide)

Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional)
Thomas Moore

FCPA
Laurence Urgenson

Immigration: Business
Elizabeth Stern
Paul Virtue

International Arbitration
Michael Lennon Jr.

International Trade
Matthew McConkey – Foreign Expert (Indonesia and Vietnam)

International Trade: Intellectual Property (Section 337)
Jamie Beaber
Gary Hnath

Litigation: E-Discovery
Michael Lackey

Outsourcing
Rebecca Eisner
Daniel Masur
Brad Peterson
Paul Roy

Projects
Christopher Erckert – Foreign Expert (Latin America-Wide)
Barry Machlin
Barry Machlin – Foreign Expert (Latin America-Wide)

Projects: PPP
David Narefsky
John Schmidt
Joseph Seliga
Stephanie Wagner

Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy
David Burton
Robert Goldberg

Tax: International Tax
James Barry
Edward Osterberg

Vietnam

Banking & Finance
David Harrison
Hoang Anh Nguyen

Banking & Finance: Capital Markets
Hoang Anh Nguyen

Corporate/M&A
David Harrison
David Harrison – Foreign Expert (Bangladesh)

International Trade
Matthew McConkey – Expert Based Abroad (US)

Tauil & Chequer Category Rankings and Listings:

Angola

  • General Business Law: International Firms

Brazil

  • Banking & Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Dispute Resolution: Arbitration
  • Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas
  • Insurance
  • Projects
  • Tax

Mozambique

  • General Business Law: International Firms

Tauil & Chequer Individual Rankings and Listings:

Angola

General Business Law: International Firms
Alexandre Chequer
Gonçalo Falcão

Brazil

Banking & Finance
Eduardo Lima

Capital Markets
Carlos Motta
Caio Cossermelli
Paula Magalhães

Corporate/M&A
Carlos Motta
Eduardo Soto - Foreign Expert (Spain)

Dispute Resolution: Arbitration
Gustavo Fernandes

Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas
Alexandre Chequer
Alexandre Chequer - Foreign Expert (Angola)
Victor Galante
Gonçalo Falcão - Foreign Expert (Angola)

Insurance
Julio Costa

Projects
Alexandre Chequer
Eduardo Lima
Bruno Aurélio
Luis Montes

Tax
Ivan Tauil
Guido Vinci

Mozambique

General Business Law: International Firms
Paulo Rage

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