Mayer Brown, a leading global law firm, announced that 17 of the firm’s lawyers from eight offices are named in International Tax Review's Tax Controversy Leaders 2014, a guide to the world’s leading tax dispute resolution lawyers. To be listed, a lawyer must have a minimum number of nominations and “possess evidence of outstanding success in the past year and consistently positive feedback from peers and clients,” International Tax Review said.

Mayer Brown’s listed lawyers are:

  • Brussels – Astrid Pieron
  • Chicago – Thomas Durham, John Hildy, Thomas Kittle-Kamp, William Schmalzl, Scott Stewart and Joel Williamson
  • Houston – Shawn O’Brien 
  • London – Peter Steiner
  • New York – David Abbott and Brian Kittle
  • Palo Alto – Cabell Chinnis and Larry Langdon
  • Paris – Sabina Comis 
  • Washington DC – Chuck Hurley, Kenneth Klein and Charles Triplett

Also listed are two lawyers from the Rio de Janeiro office of Tauil & Chequer in association with Mayer Brown: Ivan Tauil and Eduardo Telles.

Mayer Brown’s global Tax practice covers every aspect of corporate, partnership and individual taxation, including taxation of cross-border transactions and state and local issues. The firm’s subpractices include transactions, consulting and planning, audits, administrative appeals and litigation, transfer pricing and government relations.