Three Mayer Brown partners have been named "Best Lawyers 2013 Lawyers of the Year" in their respective practice categories and office cities. Dallas Parker, Houston Venture Capital Law Lawyer of the Year; Brad Peterson, Chicago Technology Law Lawyer of the Year; and Paul Roy, Chicago Information Technology Law Lawyer of the Year.

Best Lawyers compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting thousands of peer-review surveys. The lawyers honored as "Lawyers of the Year" have received particularly high ratings in these surveys, illustrating a high level of respect among their peers for their abilities, professionalism and integrity. Only one winner was named in each metropolitan area and practice category.