Mayer Brown has announced the promotion of 11 lawyers worldwide to counsel. The appointments are effective January 1, 2021.
“These newly promoted lawyers have demonstrated an unwavering commitment to client service and collaboration with their colleagues,” said Mayer Brown Chairman Paul Theiss. “It is a sincere pleasure to congratulate these outstanding lawyers upon their promotion.”
The new counsel are:
Rémy Bonnaud, Tax Transactions & Consulting, Paris
Rémy Bonnaud is a Tax Transactions & Consulting counsel in Paris. Admitted to the Paris bar, he advises international groups and investment funds in their acquisition and financing activities, as well as real estate transactions. His practice focuses on different aspects of cross-border transactions, including tax due diligence and structuring. Mr. Bonnaud also advises investment funds on structuring aspects and provides assistance to companies with regard to their day-to-day tax matters.
Graham (Gray) M. Buccigross, Intellectual Property, Northern California
Gray Buccigross, an Intellectual Property counsel in Northern California, focuses his practice on patent litigation and other commercial litigation involving high technology. He has handled all aspects of such litigation, including trial and appeal. The patent disputes have predominantly involved high technology, including semiconductors, telecommunications, and computer hardware and software. Mr. Buccigross has also represented clients in proceedings in the US International Trade Commission, the US PTO, and the ICC International Court of Arbitration.
Matthew B. Chow, Banking & Finance, Singapore
Matthew Chow is a Singapore-based Banking & Finance counsel with significant experience working with both project sponsors and lenders in the development of major power and infrastructure projects across the Middle East, Australia, Asia and the Americas, with a particular focus on southeast and central Asia. Mr. Chow’s core practice includes advising on EPC and other construction contracts, PPAs, supply and offtake arrangements, concession agreements and other project documents across the energy, infrastructure and resources sectors.
Jed W. Glickstein, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Chicago
A Litigation & Dispute Resolution counsel in Chicago, Jed Glickstein practices before trial and appellate courts around the country. He focuses his practice on complex antitrust litigation, also bringing to bear experience with a broad range of commercial litigation, including professional liability claims, ERISA and consumer financial class actions. Mr. Glickstein also has contributed to certiorari and merits briefings in several US Supreme Court cases.
Cheryl Y.K. Law, Real Estate Markets, Hong Kong
A Real Estate Markets counsel in Hong Kong, Cheryl Law advises real estate clients on property-related joint ventures, share sale and purchases, and other commercial contracts in relation to real estate and redevelopment projects. She has also advised majority owners on applications for sale under the Lands (Compulsory Sale for Redevelopment) Ordinance (Cap. 545). Ms. Law has experience advising hotel owners in relation to the drafting and negotiation of hotel management agreements and related agreements for luxury hotels in Asia.
Cherie H.Y. Leung, Real Estate Markets, Hong Kong
Cherie Leung, a Real Estate Markets counsel in Hong Kong, advises individual and institutional clients on private equity transactions and other commercial transactions. Ms. Leung also advises on property-related litigation (compulsory sale, building appeal, judicial review and other general litigation) and redevelopment projects. She also has experience advising hotel owners and hotel operators in the drafting and negotiation of hotel management agreements and residences agreements.
Michael N. Loquercio, Tax Transactions & Consulting, Chicago
A Tax Transactions & Consulting counsel in Chicago, Michael Loquercio focuses his practice on transactions involving domestic, inbound and outbound investment and finance. Mr. Loquercio regularly advises investment fund sponsors, managers and investors on acquisitions, divestitures, financing and asset holding structures, including efficient structures for tax exempt, foreign and sovereign investors. He also has extensive experience representing domestic and foreign sponsors, issuers, intermediaries and investors in a variety of transactions.
Liang Pu, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Hong Kong
A Litigation & Dispute Resolution counsel in Hong Kong, Liang Pu advises clients on anti-corruption and anti-bribery laws around the world, from both compliance and transactional perspectives. Ms. Pu works on multi-jurisdictional anti-bribery and corruption matters in Asia and has handled FCPA and compliance-related matters, including due diligence for commercial transactions, internal and government investigations, settlement with the US government agencies and the establishment and enhancement of internal compliance systems and procedures.
Jarman D. Russell, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, New York
Jarman Russell, a Litigation & Dispute Resolution counsel in New York, focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation, internal investigations and arbitration. Mr. Russell also focuses on electronic discovery and has co-authored chapters of Mayer Brown’s Electronic Discovery Deskbook, including chapters relating to third-party practice and the meet-and-confer process. In addition, Mr. Russell has represented pro bono clients in housing court proceedings, as well as FOIA litigation in the Southern District of New York.
Raymond C. L. Yang, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Hong Kong
Raymond Yang, a Litigation & Dispute Resolution counsel in Hong Kong, is a triple-qualified lawyer in PRC, Hong Kong, England & Wales with extensive experience in representing clients in both contentious and non-contentious matters. He now focuses his practice on international arbitration and litigation, acting for Chinese and international clients in a broad spectrum of cross-border disputes. Raymond speaks Mandarin, English and Cantonese.
Vincent R. Zuffante, Banking & Finance, Chicago
A Banking & Finance counsel in Chicago, Vince Zuffante represents domestic and international financial institutions, investment funds and corporate borrowers across a range of secured and unsecured financing transactions, including subscription-backed credit facilities, management fee facilities, general partner and partner loan programs, bi-lateral and syndicated loans, bridge loans, first lien / second lien transactions, multicurrency financings and acquisition financing arrangements.