Mayer Brown LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that the firm is ranked by Benchmark Litigation 2010 in three national practice categories - Antitrust, Appellate, and General Commercial Litigation.  In addition, eight attorneys are nationally ranked as "Stars" in their practice area.

Mayer Brown also was "highly recommended" or "recommended" in four cities: Chicago, Houston, New York and Washington, DC. Additionally, 13 lawyers in those offices were ranked as local litigation stars or rising stars. 

Benchmark Litigation notes that Mayer Brown "continues to rate as one of the world's top law firms" and a client raves, "I would not hesitate to call on their services again.  I chose them based on the firm's reputation and it was the right choice."

Below is a complete list of national and state rankings. 

National Rankings:

Antitrust Practice - Tier 3
Antitrust Stars
Robert Bloch
Richard Favretto
Andrew Marovitz
Richard Steuer

Appellate Practice - Tier 1
Appellate Stars
Andrew Frey
Kenneth Geller
Stephen Shapiro

General Commercial Litigation Practice - Tier 2
General Commercial Litigation Stars
Vincent Connelly

State Rankings

Illinois - Highly Recommended
Local Litigation Stars
Vincent Connelly - Commercial Litigation
Thomas Durkin - Commercial Litigation, White Collar Crime
Andrew Marovitz - Antitrust, Complex Commercial Litigation
Daniel Ring - Commercial Litigation, Products Liability
Stephen Shapiro - Appellate, Commercial Litigation

Future Stars
Britt Miller

Washington, DC - Highly Recommended
Local Litigation Stars
Robert Bloch - Antitrust
Richard Favretto - Antitrust
Kenneth Geller - Appellate

New York - Recommended
Local Litigation Stars
Andrew Frey - Appellate

Texas - Recommended
Local Litigation Stars
William Knull - Complex Commercial Litigation