Mayer Brown announced that the 2015 edition of Legal 500 United States ranked the firm in 46 categories. Of these rankings, five are top-tier:

  • Finance: Structured Finance, for the fifth consecutive year
  • Litigation: Supreme Court and Appellate: Appellate, for the ninth consecutive year
  • Litigation: Supreme Court and Appellate: Supreme Court, for the ninth consecutive year
  • Media, Technology and Telecoms: Technology: Outsourcing, for the eighth consecutive year
  • Tax: Tax Controversy, for the ninth consecutive year

The publication also listed 19 Mayer Brown lawyers as “Leading Individuals” in their practice areas:

  • Rebecca Eisner – Media, Technology and Telecoms: Technology: Outsourcing
  • J. Paul Forrester – Finance: Structured Finance 
  • Dale Giali – Litigation: Trade Secrets 
  • Thomas Kittle-Kamp – Tax: Tax Controversy
  • Kenneth Klein – Tax: International Tax 
  • Jason Kravitt – Finance: Structured Finance 
  • Larry Langdon – Tax: Tax Controversy 
  • Barry Machlin – Finance: Project Finance 
  • Marcia Madsen – Government: Government Contracts
  • John Mancini – Litigation: Trade Secrets 
  • Daniel Masur – Media, Technology and Telecoms: Technology: Outsourcing 
  • Brad Peterson – Media, Technology and Telecoms: Technology: Outsourcing 
  • Andrew Pincus – Litigation: Supreme Court and Appellate 
  • Nancy Ross – Labor and Employment: ERISA Litigation
  • Paul Roy – Media, Technology and Telecoms: Technology: Outsourcing 
  • Stephen Shapiro – Litigation: Supreme Court and Appellate 
  • Elizabeth (Liz) Espín 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 2015 edition of Legal 500 United States:

Antitrust

  • Cartel 
  • Civil Litigation/Class Actions 

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: Equity Offerings: Advice to Managers 
  • 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: Litigation 
  • Financial Services: Regulatory 
  • Project Advice to Lender
  • Project Advice to Sponsor
  • Structured Finance 

Government

  • Government Contracts
  • Government Relations

Industry Focus

  • Environment: Litigation 
  • Insurance: Non-Contentious 

Intellectual Property

  • Patent Litigation: Full Coverage 
  • Patent Litigation: International Trade Commission 
  • Trademarks: Litigation 

Investment Fund Formation and Management

  • Private Equity Funds 

Labor and Employment

  • Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation 
  • ERISA Litigation 
  • Immigration 

Litigation

  • Commercial 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

  • M&A: Large Deals ($1bn+) 

Real Estate and Construction

  • Construction 
  • Real Estate 

Tax

  • Domestic Tax 
  • Financial Products 
  • International Tax 
  • Tax Controversy