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Our Management Committee responds decisively to changing market conditions and capitalizes on the inherent strengths of our global platform. The Partnership Board ensures that the broader voice of the partnership is heard on key decisions.
Paul W. Theiss, Chairman

Paul Theiss is chairman of Mayer Brown. He has served on the firm’s Management Committee since 2009 and previously served as a co-leader of the firm’s global Corporate & Securities practice. He has been recognized for a number of years as one of the leading lawyers in the United States in the M&A and capital markets areas by a variety of publications, including Chambers and International Financial Law Review. He advises clients on both public and private mergers and acquisitions and serves as general outside counsel to numerous companies as they develop and expand their growing businesses, advising on matters ranging from corporate governance to regulatory filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Jeremy Clay, Managing Partner

Jeremy Clay was named the firm’s managing partner in April 2018. A London-based lawyer in Mayer Brown’s Real Estate practice, Jeremy represents investors, developers and corporate clients in all kinds of structured development, investment and joint venture transactions. In 2012, he was appointed to the firm’s Management Committee, on which he will continue to serve in his new role as managing partner. He also continues to work with some of the firm's major real estate clients.

Management Committee

Managing Partner
Alan S. Cohen
Ex Officio Member
Ex Officio Member
Evan L. Merberg
Ex Officio Member
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