Mayer Brown, a leading global law firm, announced that the 2014 edition of Legal 500 United States ranked the firm in 38 categories. Of these rankings, six are top-tier:

  • Finance: Structured Finance, for the fourth consecutive year;
  • Litigation: Supreme Court and Appellate: Appellate, for the eighth consecutive year;
  • Litigation: Supreme Court and Appellate: Supreme Court, for the eighth consecutive year;
  • Media, Technology and Telecoms: Technology: Outsourcing, for the seventh consecutive year;
  • Tax: Domestic Tax: Central, for the eighth consecutive year; and
  • Tax: Tax Controversy, for the eighth consecutive year.

The publication also listed 17 Mayer Brown lawyers as “Leading Individuals” in their practice areas:

  • Paul Forrester – Finance: Structured Finance
  • Dale Giali – Litigation: Trade Secrets
  • Ken Klein – Tax: International Tax
  • Jason Kravitt – Finance: Structured Finance
  • Larry Langdon – Tax: Tax Controversy
  • Ted Livingston – Media, Technology and Telecoms: Telecoms and Broadcast: Regulatory
  • Barry Machlin – Finance: Project Finance
  • John Mancini – Litigation: Trade Secrets
  • Dan Masur – Media, Technology and Telecoms: Technology: Outsourcing
  • Brad Peterson – Media, Technology and Telecoms: Technology: Outsourcing
  • Andy Pincus – Litigation: Supreme Court and Appellate
  • Paul Roy – Media, Technology and Telecoms: Technology: Outsourcing
  • Steve Shapiro – Litigation: Supreme Court and Appellate
  • Marc Sperber – Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts: M&A: Large Deals ($1bn-5bn)
  • Liz Stern – Labor and Employment: Immigration
  • Jon Van Gorp – Finance: Structured Finance
  • Joel Williamson – Tax: Tax Controversy

Following is a complete list of the practice categories in which Mayer Brown is ranked in the 2014 edition of Legal 500 United States:

Finance

  • Asset Finance and Leasing
  • Bank Lending (Including Other Sources of Financing)
  • Capital Markets: Debt Offerings: Advice to Issuers
  • Capital Markets: Debt Offerings: Advice to Managers
  • Capital Markets: Equity Offerings: Advice to Issuers
  • Capital Markets: Global Offerings: Advice to Corporates
  • Capital Markets: Global Offerings: Advice to Financial Institutions
  • Capital Markets: High-Yield Debt Offerings: Advice to Issuers
  • Corporate Restructuring (including Bankruptcy)
  • Financial Services: Regulatory
  • Project Finance: Project Advice to Lender
  • Project Finance: Project Advice to Sponsor
  • Structured Finance

Industry Focus

  • Environment: Litigation
  • Insurance: Advice to Insurers
  • Insurance: Non-Contentious

Intellectual Property

  • Patent Litigation: Full Coverage
  • Trademarks: Litigation

Investment Fund Formation and Management

  • Private Equity Funds

Labor and Employment

  • Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation

Litigation

  • International Trade
  • Product Liability and Mass Tort Defense: Toxic Tort
  • Securities: Shareholder Litigation
  • Supreme Court and Appellate: Appellate
  • Supreme Court and Appellate: Supreme Court
  • Trade Secrets
  • White-Collar Criminal Defense

Media, Technology and Telecoms

  • Technology: Data Protection and Privacy
  • Technology: Outsourcing
  • Telecoms and Broadcast: Regulatory

Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts

  • Antitrust
  • M&A: Large Deals ($1bn-5bn)

Real Estate and Construction

  • Construction
  • Real Estate

Tax

  • Domestic Tax: Central
  • Domestic Tax: East Coast
  • International Tax
  • Tax Controversy