Mayer Brown, a leading global law firm, announced that the 2014 edition of Chambers Global ranked or listed the firm in 77 categories in 14 geographic regions. Of these rankings, nine are top-band:

  • Banking & Finance, Vietnam
  • Capital Markets: Securitization, Global-Wide
  • Capital Markets: Securitization, US
  • International Trade/WTO, Belgium
  • International Trade/WTO, Europe-Wide
  • Outsourcing, US
  • Projects & Energy: Mining & Minerals, Africa-Wide
  • Projects: PPP, US
  • Shipping: Finance (International Firms), China

Chambers Global also ranked or listed Tauil & Chequer Advogados, in association with Mayer Brown, in 11 categories in the Angola and Brazil regions, with a top-band ranking in Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas (Brazil).

The new Chambers edition also recognized 96 Mayer Brown lawyers with 137 total rankings or listings in 78 geographic and/or practice categories, including  22 lawyers who achieved a total of 25 top-band or higher rankings in 20 categories:

Senior Statesmen

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

Star Individuals

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

Eminent Practitioner

  • Elaine Lo – Corporate/M&A: Hong Kong-Based (International Firms), China

Band One

  • Laurent Borey – Tax, France
  • David Chadwick – Insurance: Contentious Claims, UK
  • Josh 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
  • Dan Masur – Outsourcing, US
  • Ed Parker – Capital Markets: Structured Finance & Derivatives, UK
  • Brad Peterson – Outsourcing, US
  • Paul Roy – Outsourcing, US
  • John Schmidt – Projects: PPP, US
  • Paulette Vander Schueren – International Trade/WTO, Europe-Wide
  • Kenny Wong – Intellectual Property (International Firms), China

Chambers Global also recognized 11 Tauil & Chequer lawyers, with 20 total rankings or listings in 8 geographic and/or practice categories and with a Senior Statesman ranking for Antonio Bastos Sarmento in the Projects, Brazil category.

Following is a complete list of this year’s 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
  • Banking & Finance
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Trade/WTO
  • Shipping: Finance

Belgium

  • 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
  • Tax

Germany

  • Banking & Finance: Acquisition Finance & Syndicated Lending
  • Capital Markets: Structured Finance
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Dispute Resolution

Global-Wide

  • Asset Finance
  • Capital Markets: Securitization
  • Capital Markets: Structured Finance & Derivatives
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Employment
  • Insurance
  • Insurance: Contentious
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Trade/WTO
  • Outsourcing
  • Projects & Energy
  • Projects & Energy: Mining & Minerals
  • Shipping: Finance
  • Tax
  • Technology, Media & Telecoms

Latin America-Wide

  • Banking & Finance – Experts Based Abroad (US)
  • Capital Markets – Experts Based Abroad (US)
  • Corporate/M&A – Experts Based Abroad (US)
  • Insurance – Experts Based Abroad (UK)
  • Projects – Experts Based Abroad (US)

Myanmar

  • General Business Law – Experts Based Abroad (Singapore)

Singapore

  • Projects & Energy – Foreign Desk (Myanmar)
  • Projects & Infrastructure: International

UK

  • Capital Markets: Securitization
  • Capital Markets: Structured Finance & Derivatives
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Employment
  • Insurance: Contentious Claims
  • Insurance: Contentious Claims & Reinsurance – Foreign Desk (Latin America-Wide)
  • Intellectual Property
  • Projects – Foreign Desk (Africa-Wide)
  • Restructuring/Insolvency
  • Tax

US

  • Banking & Finance – Foreign Desk (Latin America-Wide)
  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Capital Markets: Derivatives
  • Capital Markets: Derivatives – Foreign Desk (Latin America-Wide)
  • Capital Markets: Securitization
  • Capital Markets: Securitization – Foreign Desk (Latin America-Wide)
  • Competition/Antitrust
  • Corporate/M&A – Foreign Desk (Latin America-Wide)
  • International Arbitration
  • International Trade
  • Investment Funds: Private Equity: Fund Formation
  • Outsourcing
  • Privacy & Data Security
  • Projects – Foreign Desk (Latin America-Wide)
  • Projects: PPP
  • Tax: Corporate & Finance

Vietnam

  • Banking & Finance
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Projects, Infrastructure & Energy

Mayer Brown Individual Rankings and Listings

Africa-Wide

Projects & Energy
Ian Coles
Rachel Speight

Argentina

Corporate/M&A
Pablo Ferrante – Expert Based Abroad (US)

Asia-Pacific Region

Aviation: Finance
Richard Stock

International Trade/WTO
Matthew McConkey

Belgium

Competition/European Law
Julian Ellison
Julian Ellison – Foreign Expert (UK)
Robert Klotz – Foreign Expert (Germany)
Jens Peter Schmidt – Foreign Expert (Germany)

International Trade/WTO
Nikolay Mizulin
Madelein Perrick
Paulette Vander Schueren 

China

Banking & Finance: Hong Kong-Based (International Firms)
Francis Chen 
Keith Cheung

Capital Markets (International Firms)
Jason Elder – Foreign Expert (Indonesia and Mongolia)

Capital Markets: Equity (International Firms)
James Fong 

Competition/Antitrust (International Firms)
Hannah Ha
John Hickin

Corporate/M&A: China-Based (International Firms)
Henry Wang

Corporate/M&A: Hong Kong-Based (International Firms) 
Hannah Ha
Elaine Lo
Martin Robertson

Dispute Resolution (International Firms) 
Nicholas Hunsworth
Thomas So

Intellectual Property (International Firms)  
Gabriela Kennedy
Rosita Li
Kenny Wong

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

Technology, Media & Telecoms: International Firms 
Geofrey Master – Expert Based Abroad (US)

Colombia

Banking & Finance
Juan Moreno – Expert Based Abroad (US)

Europe-Wide

International Trade/WTO
Nikolay Mizulin
Madelein Perrick
Paulette Vander Schueren

France

Banking & Finance
Jean-Philippe Lambert
Jean-Pierre Lee

Tax
Laurent Borey
Benjamin Homo

Germany

Capital Markets: Derivatives
Jochen Seitz

Capital Markets: Structured Finance
Ralf Hesdahl

Corporate/M&A: Competition
Robert Klotz – Expert Based Abroad (Belgium)
Jens Peter Schmidt – Expert Based Abroad (Belgium)

Dispute Resolution: Arbitration Counsel
Mark Hilgard

Dispute Resolution: Litigation
Mark Hilgard

Indonesia

Capital Markets (International Firms)
Jason Elder – Expert Based Abroad (China)

International Trade/WTO (International Firms)
Matthew McConkey – Expert Based Abroad (US)

Italy

Capital Markets
Dominic Griffiths – Expert Based Abroad (UK)

Latin America-Wide

Banking & Finance
Douglas Doetsch – Expert Based Abroad (US)
David Duffee – Expert Based Abroad (US)

Capital Markets
James Patti – Expert Based Abroad (US)

Corporate/M&A
Pablo Ferrante – Expert Based Abroad (US)
Gabriel Salinas – Expert Based Abroad (US)

Insurance
David Chadwick – Expert Based Abroad (UK)

Projects
Christopher Erckert – Expert Based Abroad (US)
Barry Machlin – Expert Based Abroad (US)
George Miller – Expert Based Abroad (US)

Mongolia

General Business Law
Jason Elder – Expert Based Abroad (China)

Peru

Projects
Jose Valera – Expert Based Abroad (US)

Singapore

Projects & Energy
Kevin Owen – Foreign Expert (China)
Ben Thompson – Foreign Expert (Thailand)

Projects & Infrastructure: International
Nathan Dodd

Switzerland

Dispute Resolution
Mark Hanchet – Expert Based Abroad (US)

Thailand

Projects
Ben Thompson – Expert Based Abroad (Singapore)

Turkey

Capital Markets
James Patti – Expert Based Abroad (US)

UK

Banking & Finance
Marc Cohen – Foreign Expert (US)

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/European Law
Julian Ellison – Expert Based Abroad (Belgium)
Gillian Sproul

Corporate/M&A
Peter Dickinson
Richard Page

Dispute Resolution 
Alistair Graham

Employment 
Stefan Martin
Nicholas Robertson 

Insurance: Contentious Claims 
David Chadwick
Sean Connolly

Insurance: Contentious Claims & Reinsurance 
David Chadwick – Foreign Expert (Latin America-Wide)

Projects 
Ian Coles – Foreign Expert (Africa-Wide)
Rachel Speight – Foreign Expert (Africa-Wide)

Tax 
Sandy Bhogal

US

Banking & Finance
Robert Baptista
Marc Cohen – Expert Based Abroad (UK)
Douglas Doetsch
Douglas Doetsch – Foreign Expert (Latin America-Wide)
David Duffee – Foreign Expert (Latin America-Wide)

Banking & Finance: Mainly Regulatory
Scott Anenberg
David Sahr

Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Brian Trust

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

Capital Markets: Derivatives
Joshua Cohn

Capital Markets: Securitization
Douglas Doetsch – Foreign Expert (Latin America-Wide)
Mary Fontaine
Carol Hitselberger
Paul Jorissen
Stuart Litwin
Keith Oberkfell
Jason Kravitt
James Patti – Foreign Expert (Latin America-Wide)
Jon Van Gorp

Competition/Antitrust
Andrew Marovitz

Corporate/M&A
Scott Davis

International Arbitration 
William Knull
Jeffrey Sarles

International Arbitration: Arbitrators 
Philip Lacovara

International Trade 
Matthew McConkey – Foreign Expert (Indonesia and Vietnam)

International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions 
Simeon Kriesberg

International Trade: Intellectual Property (Section 337) 
Gary Hnath

International Trade: Trade Remedies & Trade Policy 
Michael Kantor

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)
George Miller – Foreign Expert (Latin America-Wide)
John Schmidt
Jose Valera – Foreign Expert (Peru)

Projects: PPP 
John Schmidt

Tax: International Tax 
James Barry
Edward Osterberg

Vietnam

Banking & Finance
David Harrison 
Mai Phuong Nguyen
Manh Cuong Nguyen

International Trade
Matthew McConkey – Expert Based Abroad (US)

Tauil & Chequer Category Rankings and Listings

Angola

  • General Business Law – Experts Based Abroad (Brazil)

Brazil

  • Banking & Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Corporate/M&A – Foreign Desk (Angola)
  • Dispute Resolution: Litigation
  • Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas
  • Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas – Foreign Desk (Angola)
  • Energy & Natural Resources: Power
  • Projects
  • Tax

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
Alexandre Chequer
Alexandre Chequer – Foreign Expert (Angola)
Gonçalo Falcão – Foreign Expert (Angola)
Carlos Motta

Dispute Resolution
Eduardo Telles

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

Projects
Alexandre Chequer
Eduardo Lima
Luis Montes
Antonio Bastos Sarmento

Tax
Roberta Caneca
Ivan Tauil