Mayer Brown announced that it has won “State Firm of the Year: Illinois” in the inaugural IFLR1000 United States Awards. The firm also advised on a transaction named “Deal of the Year” in the projects category. The winning transaction is:

Deal of the Year: Projects: Lāwa’i 28MW solar power plant / 100MW energy storage facility
Mayer Brown represented Republic Services in its equity investment commitment in a solar project in Lawa'i, Hawaii.

The awards celebrate the “most innovative US deals and the best-performing law firms and lawyers across the states in 2019 and recognize where firms and lawyers performed exceptionally both locally and nationally.”

IFLR selects its awardees based on its IFLR1000 ranking research into all 50 US states and DC. This process involves analyzing hundreds of submissions, surveying client referees, and interviewing practitioners. To read more about the awards, please visit the website.