Mayer Brown announced today that the firm was named “North America Tax Disputes Firm of the Year” and “New York Tax Firm of the Year” at the annual Americas Tax Awards sponsored by International Tax Review.

The annual awards recognize the most innovative tax transactions, tax disputes and transfer-pricing work done in North, Central and South America in 2017-2018, and the in-house teams, firms and individuals that were involved.

Mayer Brown’s Tax Transactions & Consulting practice covers nearly every type of business transaction and restructuring, including mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, restructurings, fund formations, financings, financial products and cross-border planning.

Mayer Brown's Tax Controversy practice represents clients in a variety of situations, such as counseling clients during tax audits, pursuing administrative appeals of audit results, and presenting client’s positions in litigation. The firm’s International Transfer Pricing lawyers advise on pricing issues in intercompany transactions and represents clients when seeking Advance Pricing Agreements and competent authority relief. Additionally, its US State and Local Tax lawyers provide multi-state tax advice to taxpayers involved in transactions, planning, and contentious matters before state and local taxing authorities and tribunals.