Mayer Brown announced that the 2020 edition of The Legal 500 United States ranked the firm in 64 categories. Of these rankings, 10 are top-tier:

  • Dispute Resolution: Appellate: Courts of Appeal, for the 14th consecutive year
  • Dispute Resolution: Appellate: Supreme Court, for the 14th consecutive year
  • Finance: Structured Finance: Derivatives and Structured Products, for the second consecutive year
  • Finance: Structured Finance: Securitization, for the second consecutive year
  • Media, Technology and Telecoms: Outsourcing, for the 13th consecutive year
  • Media, Technology and Telecoms: Fintech
  • Tax: US Taxes: Contentious, for the 14th consecutive year
  • Tax: US Taxes: Non-Contentious, for the second consecutive year
  • Tax: International Tax, for the second consecutive year
  • Tax: Financial Products, for the second consecutive year

The publication also listed 22 Mayer Brown lawyers as “Leading Individuals” in their practice areas:

  • Nicole Saharsky – Dispute Resolution: Appellate
  • Mark Hanchet – Dispute Resolution: Financial Services Litigation
  • Joseph Seliga – Finance: Project Finance
  • Anna Pinedo – Finance: Structured Finance: Derivatives and Structured Products; and Finance: Capital Markets: Global Offerings
  • Scott Zemser – Finance: Commercial Lending: Advice to Lenders
  • Stuart Litwin – Finance: Structured Finance: Securitization
  • Philip Recht – Government: Government Relations
  • Tim Bishop – Industry Focus: Environment: Litigation
  • Kara Baysinger – Industry Focus: Insurance: Non-Contentious
  • Evan Tager – Industry Focus: Transport: Rail and Road – Litigation and Regulation
  • Lauren Goldman – Media, Technology and Telecoms: Cyber Law (including Data Privacy and Data Protection)
  • Rajesh De – Media, Technology and Telecoms: Cyber Law (including Data Privacy and Data Protection)
  • David Beam – Media, Technology and Telecoms: Fintech
  • Brad Petersen – Media, Technology and Telecoms: Outsourcing
  • Rebecca Eisner – Media, Technology and Telecoms: Outsourcing
  • Joanna Horsnail – Real Estate: Construction
  • Mark Leeds – Tax: Financial Products
  • Thomas Humphreys – Tax: Financial Products
  • Brian Kittle – Tax: US Taxes: Contentious
  • John Hildy – Tax: US Taxes: Contentious
  • James Barry – Tax: US Taxes: Non-Contentious
  • Jason Bazar – Tax: US Taxes: Non-Contentious

Following is a complete list of the practice categories in which Mayer Brown is ranked in the 2020 edition of The Legal 500 United States:

Antitrust

  • Cartel
  • Civil Litigation/Class Actions: Defense
  • Merger Control

Dispute Resolution

  • Appellate: Courts of Appeal
  • Appellate: Supreme Courts
  • Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Criminal Defense
  • Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Criminal Defense: Advice to Corporates
  • Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Criminal Defense: Advice to Individuals
  • E-Discovery
  • Financial Services Litigation
  • General Commercial Disputes
  • International Arbitration
  • International Trade
  • Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Actions: Consumer Products (including tobacco)
  • Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Actions – Defense: Consumer Products
  • Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Actions – Defense: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices
  • Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action – Defense: Toxic Tort
  • Securities Litigation: Defense

Finance

  • Capital Markets: Debt Offerings: Advice to Issuers
  • Capital Markets: Debt Offerings: Advice to Underwriters
  • Capital Markets: Equity Offerings: Advice to Managers
  • Capital Markets: Global Offerings: Advice to Issuers
  • Capital Markets: Global Offerings: Advice to Underwriters
  • Capital Markets: High-Yield Debt Offerings: Advice to Issuers
  • Commercial Lending: Advice to Borrowers
  • Commercial Lending: Advice to Lenders
  • Financial Services Regulation
  • Project Finance
  • Project Finance: Advice to Sponsors
  • Restructuring (including Bankruptcy): Corporate
  • Structured Finance: Derivatives and Structured Products
  • Structured Finance: Securitization

Government

  • Government Contracts
  • Government Relations

Industry Focus

  • Energy: Renewable/Alternative Power
  • Energy: Transactions: Oil & Gas
  • Energy Transactions: Conventional Power
  • Environment: Litigation
  • Healthcare: Life Sciences
  • Insurance: Advice to Insurers
  • Insurance: Non-Contentious
  • Transport: Rail and Road – Finance
  • Transport: Rail and Road – Litigation and Regulation

Intellectual Property

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

Labor and Employment

  • Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation and Retirement Plans (Design)
  • Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation and Retirement Plans (Transactions)
  • ERISA Litigation
  • Immigration
  • Labor and Employment Disputes: Defense
  • Workplace and Employment Counseling

Media, Technology and Telecoms

  • Cyber Law (including data privacy and data protection)
  • Fintech
  • Outsourcing
  • Telecoms and Broadcast: Regulatory

M&A/Corporate and Commercial

  • M&A: Large Deals ($1bn+)

Real Estate

  • Construction
  • Land Use/Zoning
  • Real Estate

  • REITs

Tax

  • Financial Products
  • International Tax
  • US Taxes: Contentious
  • US Taxes: Non-contentious