Mayer Brown was named “Best Overall Securitization Law Firm” for the second consecutive year and “Best Law Firm for ABS” by GlobalCapital at its 2017 US Securitization Awards, which honored the law firms, banks, issuers, data providers and accounting firms that “most successfully navigated the market in a year of immense change for the securitization industry,” according to the publication.

In addition, Mayer Brown advised on two winning deals of the year. The firm represented the initial purchasers of VZOT 2016-1, and Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as master servicer of WFCM 2016- BNK1, which were named “ABS Deal of the Year” and “CMBS Deal of the Year,” respectively. Nominees were selected using a combination of industry polling, peer review and GlobalCapital’s own research. Winners were then selected based on industry peer votes.

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