Litigation & Dispute Resolution

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National Law Journal names Mayer Brown "Chicago Litigation Department of the Year: Mass Torts/Class Actions"

Legal Update
28 juillet 2015
Mayer Brown Legal Update
On 29 June 2015, the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in the case of Citic Pacific v. Secretary for Justice and rejected the narrow definition of “client” found in the leading English Court of Appeal case on legal advice privilege, Three Rivers (No.5).
Media Coverage
28 juillet 2015
South China Morning Post

Is there any legal protection in Hong Kong for same-sex couples who register their marriage overseas?

Media Coverage
27 juillet 2015
Food Dive
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Adam Hudes (Washington DC) is quoted in this article discussing the failed Sysco/US Foods merger.
Media Coverage
27 juillet 2015
Bloomberg
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Andrew Pincus (Washington DC) discusses insider-trading prosecutions and the impact of US v. Newman, 13-1873, US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (Manhattan).
Media Coverage
27 juillet 2015
The American Lawyer (subscription required)
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Lauren Goldman (New York) is quoted in an article discussing this term of the US Supreme Court.
Communiqués de Presse
22 juillet 2015
La 5° édition des Expert Guides: Women in Business Law a distingué Nathalie Jalabert-Doury - associée au sein du département Concurrence et Distribution de Mayer Brown à Paris- en tant que femme d’influence dans le secteur du droit.

Au sein de Mayer Brown et de Mayer Brown JSM, 10 avocates ont aussi été distinguées dans des départements aussi variés que sont la construction, le financement, les TMT, etc.

A propos de Expert Guides:
Publié par Euromoney’s Legal Media Group, Expert Guides : Women in Business Law est le premier guide international qui récompense les femmes les plus talentueuses et reconnues en droit des affaires. Les avocates sont, à cette occasion, sélectionnées selon leur travail et leur réputation en dehors de leur propre cabinet. L’objectif étant avant tout de promouvoir et célébrer la réussite des femmes dans le secteur juridique.
News Releases
22 juillet 2015
Mayer Brown announced today that it represented Nestlé Purina PetCare Company, a global leader in the pet care industry, in the acquisition of Merrick Pet Care, Inc. from private equity firm Swander Pace Capital. One of the fastest-growing natural and organic pet food companies, Merrick Pet Care has more than 350 employees located primarily in Texas and Illinois, and offers a wide variety of dry and wet foods, as well as treats, for both dogs and cats. Terms were not disclosed.
Media Coverage
20 juillet 2015
Law360
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Christopher Mikson (Washington DC) is featured in this article discussing the vast experience in patent, false advertising and other food and drug-related litigation, regulatory and policy issues he will bring to Mayer Brown.
Media Coverage
19 July 2015
Financial Times (subscription required)
Ian McDonald, head of the Commercial Dispute Resolution practice in London, is quoted in an article on the launch of a new of a new specialist court for trials worth £50million or more.
Media Coverage
18 juillet 2015
Hong Kong Lawyer
By-lined article by partners Menachem Hasofer, David Boyle, Geoffrey Chan and Mei Ling Lew on the proposed security of payment legislation for the construction industry in Hong Kong.
Media Coverage
17 July 2015
The Times (subscription required)
Ian McDonald, head of the Commercial Dispute Resolution practice in London, is quoted in an article on the launch of a new of a new specialist court for trials worth £50million or more.
Media Coverage
16 juillet 2015
Bloomberg Radio
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Lauren Goldman (New York) is featured in this radio interview discussing how US Supreme Court decisions from the past term will affect the business community.
News Releases
15 juillet 2015
Mr. Mikson’s arrival continues rapid growth of DC office, with more than 30 lateral hires in past 18 months

Mayer Brown announced today that Christopher Mikson has joined the firm’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice as a partner in Washington DC, where he will focus on federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulatory matters and patent litigation.
Media Coverage
15 juillet 2015
Government Contracting Law Report
In a bylined article, Litigation & Dispute Resolution counsel Luke Levasseur (Washington DC) examines protest allegations.
Media Coverage
14 juillet 2015
Bloomberg BNA
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Lauren Goldman (New York) is quoted in an article discussing a review of this term’s business decisions by the US Supreme Court.
Media Coverage
14 July 2015
Bloomberg
Ian McDonald, head of the Commercial Dispute Resolution practice in London, is quoted in an article on the launch of a new of a new specialist court for trials worth £50million or more.
Media Coverage
13 juillet 2015
Bloomberg BNA
In a bylined article, Litigation & Dispute Resolution partners Steve Wolowitz and Hank Bullock (both New York), and associate Robert Entwisle (Chicago) discuss reporting potentially problematic conduct to regulatory authorities.
Media Coverage
13 July 2015
Evening Standard
Ian McDonald, head of the Commercial Dispute Resolution practice in London, is quoted in an article on the launch of a new of a new specialist court for trials worth £50million or more.
Media Coverage
9 juillet 2015
The Times (subscription required)
Bylined article by London head of Litigation David Allen on London's excellent reputation as a centre for international litigation being tested as competition increases.
Media Coverage
9 juillet 2015
Law360
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Dale Giali (Los Angeles) is quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
9 juillet 2015
Daily Journal (subscription required)
In a bylined article, Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Don Falk (Palo Alto) discusses the regulatory power of a state beyond state borders.
Media Coverage
8 juillet 2015
Westlaw Journal ASBESTOS
In a bylined article, Litigation & Dispute Resolution counsel Gary Isaac (Chicago) discusses using Daimler to challenge blatant forum shopping by plaintiffs’ counsel in “magnet” jurisdictions.
Media Coverage
8 juillet 2015
The National Law Journal
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Lauren Goldman (New York) is quoted in an article discussing a review of this term’s business decisions by the US Supreme Court.
Media Coverage
4 juillet 2015
Rapid News Network
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Kevin Desharnais (Chicago) is quoted regarding the US Supreme Court's decision on mercury and air toxics standards in Michigan v. EPA.
Legal Update
3 July 2015: Issue 001
Mayer Brown Legal Update
This is the first edition of Mayer Brown’s "International Arbitration Update", a bi-annual publication that summarises key events in international arbitration from the preceding six months.

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