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Chambers Global 2016 ranks Mayer Brown and T&C in 77 categories, with 103 lawyers recognized

21 March 2016

The 2016 edition of Chambers Global ranked or listed Mayer Brown in 68 practice categories. In addition, the new edition ranked or listed Tauil & Chequer Advogados, in association with Mayer Brown, in nine categories in the Angola, Brazil and Mozambique regions.

Of Mayer Brown’s rankings, 10 were Band One:

  • Banking & Finance, Vietnam, for the eight consecutive year;
  • Capital Markets: Securitization, US, for the eight consecutive year;
  • International Trade, Vietnam, for the second consecutive year;
  • International Trade/WTO, Belgium, for the third consecutive year;
  • International Trade/WTO, Europe-Wide, for the third consecutive year;
  • Outsourcing, Global-Wide, for the second consecutive year;
  • Outsourcing, US, for the eighth consecutive year;
  • Projects & Energy: Mining & Minerals, Africa-Wide, for the fifth consecutive year;
  • Projects: PPP, US, for the sixth consecutive year; and
  • Shipping: Finance (International Firms), China, for the fifth consecutive year.

Chambers Global also recognized 90 Mayer Brown lawyers with 127 total rankings or listings in 79 practice categories. In addition, the new guide recognized 13 Tauil & Chequer lawyers, with 19 total rankings or listings in eight practice categories.

Of Mayer Brown’s recognized lawyers, 21 achieved a total of 23 top-band or higher rankings in 19 categories:

Senior Statesmen

  • Mary Fontaine – Capital Markets: Securitization, US
  • Nicholas Hunsworth – Dispute Resolution (International Firms), China
  • Jason Kravitt – Capital Markets: Securitization, US
  • Edward Osterberg – Tax: International Tax, US

Star Individuals

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

Band One

  • David Chadwick – Insurance: Contentious Claims, UK
  • Joshua Cohn – Capital Markets: Derivatives, US
  • Rebecca Eisner – Outsourcing, US
  • Gabriela Kennedy – Intellectual Property (International Firms), China
  • Philip Lacovara – International Arbitration: Arbitrators, US
  • Barry Machlin – Projects, US
  • Daniel Masur – Outsourcing, US
  • Hoang Anh Nguyen – Banking & Finance, Vietnam; and Banking & Finance: Capital Markets, Vietnam
  • Edmund Parker – Capital Markets: Structured Finance & Derivatives, UK
  • Brad Peterson – Outsourcing, US
  • Paul Roy – Outsourcing, US
  • John Schmidt – Projects: PPP, 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 Antonio Bastos Sarmento was recognized with a Senior Statesman ranking in the Projects, Brazil category.

Following is a complete list of the 2016 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

  • International Trade/WTO

France

  • 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
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Insurance
  • Projects

Myanmar

  • General Business Law – Desk Based Abroad (Singapore)

Singapore

  • 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
  • Capital Markets: Derivatives
  • Capital Markets: Securitization
  • Competition/Antitrust
  • Immigration: Business
  • International Trade
  • International Trade: Intellectual Property (Section 337)
  • Investment Funds: Private Equity: Fund Formation
  • Outsourcing
  • 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
Kiran Desai – Foreign Expert (UK)
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 and Mongolia)

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

International Trade/WTO (International Firms)
Matthew McConkey

Projects & Infrastructure (International Firms)
Kevin Owen – Expert Based Abroad (Singapore)

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
Jean-Pierre Lee

Corporate/M&A
Arnaud Pérès

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: High-End Capability
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)

Italy

Capital Markets
Dominic Griffiths– Expert Based Abroad (UK)

Latin America-Wide

Banking & Finance
Douglas Doetsch
David Duffee

Capital Markets
James Patti

Corporate/M&A
Pablo Ferrante
Gabriel Salinas

Energy & Natural Resources
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

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

Projects & Infrastructure: International
Nathan Dodd
Ben Thompson

Turkey

Capital Markets
James Patti – Expert Based Abroad (US)

UK

Capital Markets: Securitization
Kevin Hawken

Capital Markets: Structured Finance & Derivatives
Dominic Griffiths
Edmund Parker

Capital Markets: Structured Finance, Securitization & Derivatives
Dominic Griffiths – Foreign Expert (Italy)

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
Robert Baptista

Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Brian Trust

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

Capital Markets: Derivatives
Joshua Cohn

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

Competition/Antitrust
Andrew Marovitz

Corporate/M&A
Scott Davis

Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional)
Thomas Moore

FCPA
Laurence Urgenson

Immigration: Business
Elizabeth Stern
Paul Virtue

International Arbitration
Michael Lennon Jr.

International Arbitration: Arbitrators
Philip Lacovara

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)
John Schmidt

Projects: PPP
David Narefsky
John Schmidt
Joseph Seliga

Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy
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 – Desk Based Abroad (Brazil)

Brazil

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

Mozambique

  • General Business Law: International Firms – Desk Based Abroad (Brazil)

Tauil & Chequer Individual Rankings and Listings:

Angola

General Business Law
Alexandre Chequer – Expert Based Abroad (Brazil)
Gonçalo Falcão – Expert Based Abroad (Brazil)

Brazil

Banking & Finance
Eduardo Lima

Capital Markets
Caio Cossermelli
Carlos Motta

Corporate/M&A
Carlos Motta

Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas
Alexandre Chequer
Alexandre Chequer – Foreign Expert (Angola)
Leonardo Costa
Gonçalo Falcão – Foreign Expert (Angola)

Insurance
Julio Costa

Projects
Alexandre Chequer
Eduardo Lima
Luis Montes
Antonio Bastos Sarmento
Salim Saud Neto

Tax
Roberta Caneca
Ivan Tauil
Guido Vinci



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