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News Releases
8 December 2016
Mayer Brown announced today that it advised Mitsui & Co., Ltd. (“Mitsui”) in the acquisition of a participating interest in offshore oil and gas fields in the Gulf of Mexico from Shell Offshore Inc.
Media Coverage
8 December 2016
National Law Journal
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partners Matthew Ingber (New York) Steve Shapiro (Chicago) have been named to The National Law Journal’s inaugural list of “Litigation Trailblazers”.
News Releases
8 December 2016
Mayer Brown announced today that Litigation & Dispute Resolution partners Matthew Ingber (New York) and Stephen Shapiro (Chicago) were named “2016 Litigation Trailblazers” by The National Law Journal (NLJ). The list recognizes 50 people who have “helped make a difference in the fight for justice”—individuals who show “a deep passion and perseverance in pursuit of their mission, having achieved remarkable successes along the way” and who are “advocating strongly for their causes.”
Media Coverage
8 December 2016
Corporate Counsel
In a bylined article, Litigation & Dispute Resolution partners Marcus Christian, Financial Services Regulatory & Enforcement partner Jeffrey Taft and Cybersecurity & Data Privacy associate Joshua Silverstein (all Washington DC) provide 10 tips for planning, leading and learning from a tabletop exercise.
Media Coverage
8 December 2016
Life Sciences Intellectual Property Review
Intellectual Property partner Brian Nolan (New York) was quoted in this article discussing the CRISPR/Cas9 patent hearing on December 6 between The Broad Institute and University of California, Berkeley (UCB).
Media Coverage
8 December 2016
ChemicalWatch
Government & Global Trade partner Jean-Philippe Montfort (Brussels) is quoted in this article discussing the reprotox decision.
Media Coverage
7 December 2016
Law360
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Andrew Pincus (Washington DC) is profiled as one of Law360’s “Appellate MVPs” for 2016.
Media Coverage
7 December 2016
SC Magazine
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Marcus Christian (Washington DC) is quoted in this article discussing the future of ransomware.
Media Coverage
7 December 2016
Law360
In a bylined article, Consumer Financial Services partner Ori Lev (Washington DC) examines claims brought by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau against Prime Market Holdings LLC (PMH).
News Releases
7 December 2016
For the seventh consecutive year, the Financial Times has ranked Mayer Brown as one of the most innovative North American law firms in the publication’s annual special report, “North America Innovative Lawyers.” Mayer Brown was listed among the top 10 law firms this year and has been recognized in the report each year that it has been published.
Media Coverage
6 December 2016
Law360
Banking & Finance partner Christopher Erckert (Washington DC) is profiled as one of Law360’s Project Finance MVPs in 2016.
Media Coverage
6 December 2016
Law360
Banking & Finance partner Matthew Ingber (New York) is profiled as one of Law360’s “Banking MVPs” for 2016.
Media Coverage
6 December 2016
SHRM
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner John Zaimes (Los Angeles) is quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
6 December 2016
Supreme Court Brief
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Timothy Bishop (Chicago) is quoted in this article discussing three long-lingering cases pending on the docket.
News Releases
5 December 2016
Mayer Brown announced that 14 partners across four of the firm’s offices have been named “Life Sciences Stars” in the 2016 edition of Euromoney’s Legal Media Group (LMG) Life Sciences. In addition, Mayer Brown was “Highly Recommended” in Product Liability and “Recommended” in General Patent Litigation, Hatch-Waxman Patent Litigation (Branded) and Licensing & Collaboration. The guide is an annual resource for in-house counsel identifying leading lawyers and firms in the intellectual property, regulatory, transactional and non-IP litigation practice areas.
News Releases
5 December 2016
Mayer Brown advised Generac Power Systems, Inc. on the acquisition of the assets of MOTORTECH Holding GmbH & Co. KG. The purchase price was not disclosed.
Media Coverage
5 December 2016
Journal of Investment Compliance
In a bylined article Financial Services & Regulatory Enforcement partners Mark Compton, David Sahr, Guy Wilkes, of counsel Alexandria Carr (all London), and Banking & Finance partner Alexander Behrens (Frankfurt) explain the impact for financial services firms of the UK’s vote to leave the European Union (EU) and assess the possible options for conducting cross-border financial services between the UK and EU in the future.
Media Coverage
2 December 2016
The Wall Street Journal (subscription required)
Tax Transactions & Consulting partner Jason Bazar (New York) is quoted in this article discussing the incoming administration vowing to repeal new tax rules on corporate inversions.
Media Coverage
December 2016
The Investment Lawyer
In a bylined article, Corporate & Securities partner Amy Pershkow, counsel Leslie Cruz and Peter McCamman, associate Andrew Getsiner, Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Matthew Rossi and staff attorney Shauna Guner (all Washington DC) discuss Regulation FD.
Media Coverage
2 December 2016
The American Lawyer
Employment & Benefits partner Paul Virtue (Washington DC) is quoted in this article discussing potential changes in immigration law under the incoming Trump administration.
Media Coverage
1 December 2016
The Wall Street Journal (subscription required)
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Kelly Kramer (Washington DC) is quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
1 December 2016
American Banker (subscription required)
Consumer Financial Services partner Laurence Platt (Washington DC) is quoted in this article discussing President-elect Donald Trump's choice of Steven Mnuchin as Treasury secretary.
Media Coverage
1 December 2016
Law360
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Marcus Christian (Washington DC) is quoted in this article discussing the hotly contested change to Rule 41(b) of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure.
News Releases
1 December 2016
Mayer Brown today announced the appointment of Jay Doraisamy as a London-based partner in the Pensions practice. Jay joins the firm from Dentons, where she was a partner in the pensions practice. Prior to Dentons, Jay headed the London pensions team at Eversheds.
News Releases
1 December 2016
Mayer Brown has advised new client Oxford BioDynamics Plc (“OBD”), an Oxford University spin-out, on its admission to AIM with an expected market capitalization of £136 million.

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