October 10, 2021

Four Mayer Brown partners named 2021 “MVPs” by Law360

Mayer Brown announced that A. John P. Mancini, Sydney Mintzer, Eric Mitzenmacher and Richard Nowak were named “MVPs” by Law360. This recognition honors “elite” lawyers who, according to Law360, have “distinguished themselves from their peers by securing hard-earned successes in high-stakes litigation, complex global matters and record-breaking deals.”

A. John P. Mancini: Intellectual Property (New York)

Mr. Mancini focuses on litigating copyright, trademark, trade dress, trade secret and patent disputes in courts across the US. He has secured numerous victories that have shaped intellectual property law, especially disputes involving the convergence of new media, the internet and new technologies. Over the past year, he recorded several notable litigation victories in high-stakes copyright matters for some of the largest technology companies.

Sydney Mintzer: International Trade (Washington DC)

Mr. Mintzer focuses his practice on helping clients comply with US import regulations, optimize global sourcing options, identify markets for export and investment and eliminate barriers to market entry. In the last year, he secured wins for both US producers and foreign exporters in multiple antidumping and countervailing duty investigations, and also helped numerous clients navigate through US Customs & Border Protection’s increasingly robust enforcement of customs and forced labor laws.

Eric Mitzenmacher: Fintech (Washington DC)

Mr. Mitzenmacher has significant experience advising lenders, service providers, and investors on compliance obligations under federal and state consumer financial laws. His experience covers a range of Fintech products and program structures, including online and point-of-sale lending and bank partnerships. Notably, he represented a lease-to-own company on its acquisition of a financial technology company in a $1.65 billion deal.

Richard Nowak: Benefits (Chicago)

Mr. Nowak focuses his practice on complex class and derivative actions under ERISA, including fiduciary and other benefits actions involving 401(k), 403(b) and defined benefit pension plans. Over the past year, he secured numerous wins in notable benefits cases, including a significant victory in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

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