The 2015 edition of Chambers Global ranked or listed Mayer Brown in 73 practice categories. In addition, the new edition ranked or listed Tauil & Chequer Advogados, in association with Mayer Brown, in nine categories in the Angola and Brazil regions.

Of Mayer Brown’s rankings, 12 were Band One:

  • Antitrust: Cartel, US;
  • Banking & Finance, Vietnam, for the seventh consecutive year;
  • Capital Markets: Securitization, Global-Wide, for the fifth consecutive year;
  • Capital Markets: Securitization, US, for the seventh consecutive year;
  • International Trade, Vietnam;
  • International Trade/WTO, Belgium, for the second consecutive year;
  • International Trade/WTO, Europe-Wide, for the second consecutive year;
  • Outsourcing, Global-Wide;
  • Outsourcing, US, for the seventh consecutive year;
  • Projects & Energy: Mining & Minerals, Africa-Wide, for the fourth consecutive year;
  • Projects: PPP, US, for the fifth consecutive year; and
  • Shipping: Finance (International Firms), China, for the fourth consecutive year.

Tauil & Chequer received a top-band ranking in Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas, Brazil, for the sixth consecutive year.

Chambers Global also recognized 90 Mayer Brown lawyers with 133 total rankings or listings in 78 practice categories. The new edition also recognized 12 Tauil & Chequer lawyers, with 18 total rankings or listings in eight practice categories.

Of Mayer Brown’s recognized lawyers, 22 achieved a total of 25 top-band or higher rankings in 21 categories:

Senior Statesmen

  • Mary Fontaine – Capital Markets: Securitization, US
  • Nicholas Hunsworth – Dispute Resolution (International Firms), China
  • Jason Kravitt – Capital Markets: Securitization, US
  • Edward Osterberg – Tax: International Tax, US
  • Paul Virtue – Immigration: Business, US

Star Individuals

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

Band One

  • Laurent Borey – Tax, France
  • David Chadwick – Insurance: Contentious Claims, UK
  • Joshua 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
  • Daniel Masur – Outsourcing, US
  • Hoang Anh Nguyen – Banking & Finance, Vietnam; and Banking & Finance: Capital Markets, Vietnam
  • Edmund Parker – Capital Markets: Structured Finance & Derivatives, UK
  • Brad Peterson – Outsourcing, US
  • Paul Roy – Outsourcing, US
  • John Schmidt – Projects: PPP, US
  • Laurence Urgenson – FCPA, US
  • Paulette Vander Schueren – International Trade/WTO, Europe-Wide

Tauil & Chequer lawyer Antonio Bastos Sarmento was recognized with a Senior Statesman ranking in the Projects, Brazil category.

Following is a complete list of the 2015 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
  • 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
  • Construction
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Employment
  • Immigration
  • Insurance
  • Insurance: Contentious
  • International Trade/WTO
  • Outsourcing
  • Projects & Energy
  • Projects & Energy: Mining & Minerals
  • Shipping: Finance
  • Tax
  • Technology, Media & Telecoms

Latin America-Wide

  • Banking & Finance
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Insurance
  • Projects

Myanmar

  • General Business Law – Desk Based Abroad (Singapore)

Singapore

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

UK

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

US

  • Antitrust: Cartel
  • 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
  • International Trade
  • Investment Funds: Private Equity: Fund Formation
  • Outsourcing
  • Projects – Foreign Desk (Latin America-Wide)
  • Projects: PPP
  • Tax: Corporate & Finance

Vietnam

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

Mayer Brown Individual Rankings and Listings:

Africa-Wide

Projects & Energy
Ian Coles
Rachel Speight

Angola

General Business Law
Thomas Moore – Expert Based Abroad (US)

Asia-Pacific Region

Aviation: Finance
Richard Stock

International Trade/WTO
Matthew McConkey

Bangladesh

Corporate & Finance
Nathan Dodd – Expert Based Abroad (Singapore)

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

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: Hong Kong-Based (International Firms)
Hannah Ha
Martin Robertson

Dispute Resolution (International Firms)
Nicholas Hunsworth
Thomas So
Jacob Tse
Vivien Yip

Intellectual Property (International Firms)
Gabriela Kennedy
Rosita Li

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

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

Dispute Resolution: Most In-Demand Arbitrators
Mark Hilgard

Indonesia

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

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

Latin America-Wide

Banking & Finance
Douglas Doetsch
David Duffee

Capital Markets
James Patti

Corporate/M&A
Pablo Ferrante
Gabriel Salinas

Energy & Natural Resources
Jose Valera

Insurance
David Chadwick

Projects
Christopher Erckert
Barry Machlin

Mongolia

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

Myanmar

General Business Law
Nathan Dodd – Expert Based Abroad (Singapore)

Netherlands

Tax
Pieter de Ridder – Expert Based Abroad (Singapore)

Singapore

Projects & Energy
Nathan Dodd – Foreign Expert (Bangladesh, Myanmar and Thailand)
Kevin Owen – Foreign Expert (China)
Ben Thompson – Foreign Expert (Thailand)

Projects & Infrastructure: International
Nathan Dodd
Ben Thompson

Switzerland

Dispute Resolution
Mark Hanchet – Expert Based Abroad (US)

Thailand

Projects
Nathan Dodd – Expert Based Abroad (Singapore)
Ben Thompson – Expert Based Abroad (Singapore)

Turkey

Capital Markets
James Patti – Expert Based Abroad (US)

UK

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

Employment
Stefan Martin
Nicholas Robertson

Insurance: Contentious Claims
David Chadwick
Sean Connolly

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

Insurance: Reinsurance
Sean Connolly

Tax
Sandy Bhogal

US

Antitrust: Cartel
Richard Favretto

Banking & Finance
Robert Baptista
Douglas Doetsch
Douglas Doetsch – Foreign Expert (Latin America-Wide)
David Duffee – Foreign Expert (Latin America-Wide)

Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Brian Trust

Capital Markets: Debt & Equity
Edward Best
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
Jason Kravitt
Stuart Litwin
Keith Oberkfell
James Patti – Foreign Expert (Latin America-Wide)
Jon Van Gorp

Competition/Antitrust
Andrew Marovitz

Corporate/M&A
Scott Davis

Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional)
Thomas Moore

FCPA
Laurence Urgenson

Immigration: Business
Elizabeth Stern
Paul Virtue

International Arbitration
Michael Lennon Jr.
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
Geofrey Master– Foreign Expert (China)
Daniel Masur
Brad Peterson
Paul Roy

Projects
Christopher Erckert – Foreign Expert (Latin America-Wide)
Barry Machlin
Barry Machlin – Foreign Expert (Latin America-Wide)
John Schmidt
Jose Valera – Foreign Expert (Peru)

Projects: PPP
David Narefsky
John Schmidt

Tax: International Tax
James Barry
Edward Osterberg

Vietnam

Banking & Finance
David Harrison
Hoang Anh Nguyen

Banking & Finance: Capital Markets
Hoang Anh Nguyen

International Trade
Matthew McConkey – Expert Based Abroad (US)

Tauil & Chequer Category Rankings and Listings:

Angola

  • General Business Law – Desk 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)
  • 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
Carlos Motta

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

Insurance
Julio Costa

Projects
Alexandre Chequer
Eduardo Lima
Luis Montes
Antonio Bastos Sarmento
Salim Saud Neto

Tax
Roberta Caneca
Ivan Tauil