Mayer Brown announced that the 2017 edition of Legal 500 United States ranked the firm in 60 categories. Of these rankings, six are top tier:

  • Finance: Structured Finance, for the seventh consecutive year
  • Litigation: Supreme Court and Appellate: Appellate, for the 11th consecutive year
  • Litigation: Supreme Court and Appellate: Supreme Court, for the 11th consecutive year
  • Media, Technology and Telecoms: Technology: Outsourcing, for the 10th consecutive year
  • Tax: Contentious, for the 11th consecutive year
  • Transport: Rail and Road

The publication also listed 23 Mayer Brown lawyers as “Leading Individuals” in their practice areas:

  • James Barry – Tax – US
  • Doug Doetsch – Banking & Finance
  • Rebecca Eisner – Media, Technology and Telecoms: Technology: Outsourcing
  • Paul Forrester – Finance: Structured Finance
  • Dale Giali – Litigation: Trade Secrets; Intellectual Property – Trade Secrets (Litigation and Non-Contentious Matters)
  • Tom Kittle-Kamp – Tax: Tax Controversy
  • Ken Klein – Tax: International Tax
  • Jason Kravitt – Finance: Structured Finance
  • Larry Langdon – Tax: Tax Controversy
  • Mark Leeds – Tax – Financial Products
  • Barry Machlin – Finance: Project Finance
  • Marcia Madsen – Government: Government Contracts
  • John Mancini – Litigation: Trade Secrets; Intellectual Property – Trade Secrets (Litigation and Non-Contentious Matters)
  • Dan Masur – Media, Technology and Telecoms: Technology: Outsourcing
  • Brad Peterson – Media, Technology and Telecoms: Technology: Outsourcing
  • Andy Pincus – Litigation: Supreme Court and Appellate
  • Nancy Ross – Labor and Employment: ERISA Litigation
  • Paul Roy – Media, Technology and Telecoms: Technology: Outsourcing
  • Joe Seliga – Finance: Project Finance
  • Steve 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 2017 edition of Legal 500 United States:

Antitrust

  • Cartel
  • Civil Litigation/Class Actions
  • Merger Control

Finance

  • Asset Finance and Leasing
  • 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/Issuers
  • Capital Markets: Global Offerings: Advice to Financial Institutions/Underwriters
  • Capital Markets: High-Yield Debt Offerings: Advice to Issuers
  • Commercial Lendings – Advice to Borrowers
  • Commercial Lendings – Advice to Lenders
  • Corporate Restructuring (including Bankruptcy)
  • Financial Services: Regulatory
  • Project Finance: Project Advice to Lenders
  • Project Finance: Project Advice to Sponsors
  • Structured Finance

Government

  • Government Contracts
  • Government Relations

Industry Focus

  • Energy Transactions: Conventional Power
  • Energy Transactions: Oil & Gas
  • Energy: Renewable/Alternative
  • Environment: Litigation
  • Insurance: Non-Contentious
  • Transport: Rail and Road

Intellectual Property

  • Copyright
  • Patent Litigation: Full Coverage 
  • Patent Litigation: International Trade Commission 
  • Trademarks: Litigation 
  • Trade Secrets (Litigation and Non-Contentious Matters)

Labor and Employment

  • Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation 
  • ERISA Litigation 
  • Immigration 
  • Employee Health and Retirement Plans 
  • Labor and Employment Disputes: Defense 
  • Workplace and Employment Counseling

Litigation

  • Commercial Disputes 
  • Financial Services: Litigation 
  • International Arbitration 
  • International Trade 
  • Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action: Toxic Tort 
  • Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action: Consumer Products 
  • Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices - Defense 
  • Securities: Defense 
  • Supreme Court and Appellate: Appellate 
  • Supreme Court and Appellate: Supreme Court 
  • Trade Secrets 
  • White-Collar Criminal Defense

Media, Technology and Telecoms

  • Cyber Law
  • Technology: Outsourcing
  • Telecoms and Broadcast: Regulatory

M&A/Corporate and Commercial

  • M&A – Large Deals ($1bn+)

Real Estate and Construction

  • Construction
  • Land Use/Zoning
  • Real Estate

Tax

  • Contentious 
  • Financial Products 
  • International Tax 
  • Non-contentious