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Chambers Global 2018 ranks Mayer Brown and T&C in 82 categories, with 101 individual lawyers recognized

9 March 2018

The 2018 edition of Chambers Global ranked or listed Mayer Brown in 72 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, seven were Band One:

  • Capital Markets: Securitization, US, for the 10th consecutive year; International Trade, Vietnam, for the fourth consecutive year; 
  • International Trade/WTO, Belgium, for the fifth consecutive year; 
  • Outsourcing, Global-Wide, for the fourth consecutive year; 
  • Outsourcing, US, for the 10th consecutive year; 
  • Projects & Energy: Mining & Minerals, Africa-Wide, for the seventh consecutive year; and 
  • Projects: PPP, US, for the eighth consecutive year.

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

Chambers Global also recognized 86 Mayer Brown lawyers with 126 total rankings or listings in 75 practice categories. In addition, the new guide recognized 15 Tauil & Chequer lawyers, with 21 total rankings or listings in 11 practice categories.

Of Mayer Brown’s recognized lawyers, 18 achieved a total of 20 top-band or higher rankings in 16 categories:

Senior Statesmen

  • Nicholas Hunsworth – Dispute Resolution (International Firms), China 
  • Jason Kravitt – Capital Markets: Securitization, US 
  • John Schmidt – Projects: PPP, US 
  • Dean Young – Shipping: Finance, Global Wide; Shipping: Finance (International Firms), China

Star Individuals 

  • Paulette Vander Schueren – International Trade/WTO, Belgium

Band One 

  • Rebecca Eisner – Outsourcing, US 
  • Gabriela Kennedy – Intellectual Property (International Firms), China 
  • Cecil Leong – International Trade/WTO: Consultants, Asia-Pacific Region 
  • 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: Mid-Market, Germany 
  • Paul Roy – Outsourcing, US 
  • Kayal Sachi – Banking & Finance, India 
  • Laurence Urgenson – FCPA, US 
  • Paulette Vander Schueren – International Trade/WTO, Europe-Wide 
  • Paul Virtue – Immigration: Business, US

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 2018 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) 
  • Dispute Resolution: Arbitration (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

  • Banking & Finance 
  • Dispute Resolution: International Arbitration

Germany

  • Banking & Finance 
  • Capital Markets: Debt 
  • Capital Markets: Structured Finance 
  • Corporate/M&A

Global-Wide

  • Agribusiness 
  • Aviation: Finance 
  • Capital Markets: Structured Finance, Securitization & Derivatives 
  • Construction 
  • 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

Mongolia

  • General Business Law – Desk Based Abroad (China)

Myanmar

  • General Business Law – Desk Based Abroad (Singapore)

Singapore

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

UK

  • Banking & Finance: Lenders 
  • Capital Markets: Structured Finance & Derivatives 
  • 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: 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
David B. 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

Banking & Finance: Hong Kong-based (International Firms)
Doo-Soon Choi

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

Capital Markets: Debt (International Firms)
Jason Elder

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

Competition/Antitrust (International Firms)
Hannah Ha
John Hickin

Dispute Resolution (International Firms)
Nicholas Hunsworth
Alan Linning
Thomas So
Jacob Tse

Intellectual Property (International Firms)
Gabriela Kennedy
Rosita Li

International Trade/WTO (International Firms)
Matthew McConkey

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

Europe-Wide

International Trade/WTO
Nikolay Mizulin
Paulette Vander Schueren

France

Banking & Finance
Jean-Philippe Lambert

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: Structured Finance
Ralf Hesdahl

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

India

Banking & Finance
Kayal Sachi – Expert Based Abroad (Singapore)

Indonesia

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

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

International Trade
Matthew McConkey – Expert Based Abroad (US)

Latin America-Wide

Banking & Finance
Douglas Doetsch
David Duffee

Capital Markets
Douglas Doetsch
James Patti

Energy & Natural Resources
Pablo Ferrante
Jose Valera

Projects
Christopher Erckert
Barry Machlin

Mexico

Energy & Natural Resources
Ariel Ramos

Projects
Ariel Ramos

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)

Singapore

Banking & Finance
Kayal Sachi – Foreign Expert (India)

Banking & Finance: International
Kayal Sachi

Dispute Resolution: Arbitration
Yu-Jin Tay
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
Chris Arnold
Edmund Parker

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

Employment
Nicholas Robertson

Insurance: Contentious Claims
Sean Connolly

United Arab Emirates

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

US

Banking & Finance
Douglas Doetsch – Foreign Expert (Latin America-Wide)
David Duffee – Foreign Expert (Latin America-Wide)
Scott Zemser

Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Brian Trust

Capital Markets: Debt & Equity
Edward Best
James Patti – Foreign Expert (Turkey)

Capital Markets: Derivatives
Curtis Doty

Capital Markets: Securitization
Julie Gillespie
Carol Hitselberger
Paul Jorissen
Jason Kravitt
Stuart Litwin
Jerry Marlatt
Keith Oberkfell
Angela Ulum
Jon Van Gorp

Capital Markets: Structured Products
Anna Pinedo

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)
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

Vietnam

Banking & Finance
David B. Harrison
Hoang Anh Nguyen

Banking & Finance: Capital Markets
Hoang Anh Nguyen

Corporate/M&A
David B. Harrison
David B. 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
Caio Cossermelli
Paula Magalhães
Carlos Motta

Corporate/M&A
Carlos Motta

Dispute Resolution: Arbitration
Gustavo Fernandes

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

Energy & Natural Resources: Power
Debora Yanasse

Insurance
Julio Costa

Projects
Bruno Aurélio
Alexandre Chequer
Alexandre Chequer – Foreign Expert (Angola)
Eduardo Lima
Luis Montes

Tax
Ivan Tauil
Guido Vinci

Mozambique

General Business Law: International Firms
Paulo Rage

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