For the fifth consecutive year, Mayer Brown and Tauil & Chequer Advogados, in association with Mayer Brown, have been named “Recommended Firms” in the 2018 edition of the Latin Lawyer 250, the definitive guide to the leading business law firms of Latin America. The guide is based on editorial research involving visits to law firms and face-to-face interviews with clients in 18 Latin American countries, as well as in the United States, Canada and Europe; thousands of questionnaires completed by corporate counsel; and a poll of legal practitioners operating in Latin America.

Mayer Brown was listed as a “Recommended Firm” in the International law firm category. Latin Lawyer said Mayer Brown continued to concentrate on what it knows best in Latin America: project finance, energy, M&A, and banking and finance. This focus, the publication said, afforded the firm a deep knowledge of the region’s energy and infrastructure sectors and made for effective synergies. Latin Lawyer also mentioned the opening of Mayer Brown’s Mexico City office in 2015, which serves clients operating and investing in the oil, gas and power industries.

Tauil & Chequer was listed as a “Recommended Firm” in the Brazil law firm category. Latin Lawyer reported that “for the last three years, no other firm has grown as aggressively or as assuredly.” Even with its rapid expansion, T&C was able to sustain its cohesiveness and maintain the firm’s ethos and character, as well as continue investing in its current associates and “home-grown talent,” the publication highlighted.

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