The inaugural LMG Rising Stars 2015 guide has nominated nine Mayer Brown lawyers as “Rising Stars” in Asia.

The guide represents a listing of the brightest and most talented practitioners nominated by in-house counsel and peers in the legal field. It covers 28 practice areas of law, including aviation, banking and finance, capital markets, commercial arbitration, competition and antitrust, construction, corporate/M&A, energy and natural resources, insolvency and restructuring insurance and reinsurance, international trade, investment funds, labour and employment, life sciences, litigation, patent, private equity, project finance, real estate, shipping and maritime, structured finance and securitisation, tax, technology, media and telecoms, trade mark, transfer pricing, trusts and estates and white collar crime.

In Asia, Mayer Brown partner Menachem Hasofer in Litigation, counsels Eugene Wong and Gavin Guo in Corporate & Securities, counsel (New York, USA) Xiaoyan Zhang in Intellectual Property, senior associates Felicia Lee and Vivien Yip in Litigation, senior associate Sally Mui in Restructuring, Bankruptcy & Insolvency, senior associate Jennifer Tam in Employment & Benefits and senior associate Andrew Pannell in Finance have been named a “Rising Star” in their respective practice areas.

According to Legal Media Group, these “Rising Stars” are recognised for their work in the background of important transactions. They are energetic, professional and skilful upcoming talents who are on the right track for future partnership and leadership in the areas where they operate.