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News Releases
28 August 2015
Mayer Brown has been recognized with a “Law Firm/Corporate Partnership” award by Lawyers Lend-A-Hand to Youth. The award is presented as part of the organization’s annual My Hero Awards, which honor leadership in and commitment to mentoring young people from disadvantaged communities across the Chicago area.
News Releases
27 August 2015
For the third consecutive year, Mayer Brown’s Chicago office hosted the Lawndale Christian Legal Center (LCLC) Youth Mock Trial, where nearly a dozen youth and young adults from Chicago’s North Lawndale neighborhood showcased their legal knowledge and skills acquired through LCLC’s Court Advocacy Apprenticeship program.
News Releases
27 August 2015
Mayer Brown is proud to announce that Chicago partner Robert A. Helman has been named one of The American Lawyer’s 2015 “Lifetime Achievers.”
Media Coverage
27 August 2015
Bloomberg BNA
In a bylined article, Banking & Finance partner Paul Forrester (Chicago) examines the postfinancial crisis renaissance in collateralized loan obligations (CLOs).
Media Coverage
25 August 2015
Bloomberg BNA World Communications Regulation Report
In a bylined article, Gabriela Kennedy, Head of the Asia IP and TMT group and Karen HF Lee, associate, discuss the increased attention given by the PRC authorities to the regulation of the domain name market.
Media Coverage
25 August 2015
International Finance News
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Bill Michael (Chicago) and Richard Tolland (Hong Kong) are quoted in this article discussing the US Securities and Exchange Commission fine of US $120 million on alleged violation of FCPA in China.
Media Coverage
25 August 2015
Oil and Gas Investor Australia
Corporate & Securites partner Thomas Moore (Houston) is quoted in this article discussing the shifting dynamics in LNG market.
News Releases
25 August 2015
Mayer Brown advised Norddeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale and other banks as dealer counsel on the establishment of a EUR 7.5 billion new debt issuance program for notes and Pfandbriefe (lettres de gage) of NORD/LB Luxembourg S.A. Covered Bond Bank.
Media Coverage
25 August 2015
HR Magazine
London Employment partner Stefan Martin is quoted in an article on gender pay gap reporting.
News Releases
25 August 2015
Mayer Brown announced that Business & Technology Sourcing and Privacy & Security partner Rebecca S. Eisner and Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Lori E. Lightfoot (both Chicago) were named “Women Worth Watching 2015” by Profiles in Diversity Journal.
News Releases
24 August 2015
Mayer Brown announced today that leading intellectual property lawyer Brian J. Winterfeldt has joined the firm in Washington DC as a partner in the Intellectual Property practice, where he will serve as co-leader of the firm’s Global Brand Management and Internet practice. Previously, he was a partner at Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, where he led that firm’s Internet practice. Joining Mr. Winterfeldt in the move from Katten to Mayer Brown is a team of lawyers, including one counsel in New York and two associates in New York and Washington DC.
Media Coverage
24 August 2015
Power Finance & Risk
Banking & Financing partner Paul Forrester (Chicago) is quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
24 August 2015
The National Law Journal - The 2015 Midwest Report
Partner-in-charge of Mayer Brown's Chicago office Rebecca Eisner is quoted in this article discussing the legal market in Chicago.
Media Coverage
24 August 2015
New York Law Journal
In a bylined article, Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Scott Chesin and associate Rory Schneider (both New York), examine how to write and file an amicus brief.
Media Coverage
24 August 2015
The American Lawyer
Mayer Brown partner Bob Helman is featured as a "Lifetime Achiever" in The American Lawyer.
Media Coverage
21 August 2015
Connect
Bylined article by Employment & Benefits partner Hong Tran on what Competition Ordinance means to human resources when it comes to effect in December in Hong Kong.
Media Coverage
21 August 2015
Corporate Counsel
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Andy Pincus (Washington DC) is quoted in this article discussing the high-profile data privacy case that pits Microsoft Corp. against the US Department of Justice.
News Releases
21 August 2015
Mayer Brown announced today that the firm has been profiled by Law360 as a “Global 20” firm. Earlier, Mayer Brown was named to the list for the fifth consecutive year.
Media Coverage
20 August 2015
Legal Week
Bylined article by Insurance & Reinsurance partner Angus Duncan and senior HR Manager Kate Hollis on the importance of diversity networks.
Media Coverage
19 August 2015
Law360
Government & Global Trade partner Timothy Keeler (Washington DC) is quoted in this article discussing customs bill sticking points.
Media Coverage
19 August 2015
The Recorder
Intellectual Property partner Sharon Israel (Houston) is quoted in this article discussing new Patent Trial and Appeal Board proposals.
News Releases
19 August 2015
Mayer Brown advised Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated and Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC as initial purchasers on an offering of $123 million of solar asset-backed notes of SolarCity LMC Series IV, LLC. The collateral included membership interests in four separate SolarCity financing funds, each also backed by a tax equity investor.
News Releases
19 August 2015
Mayer Brown’s derivatives work has earned the firm nominations for “Global Law Firm of the Year” and “European Law Firm of the Year” in GlobalCapital’s Global Derivatives Awards 2015.
News Releases
19 August 2015
Mayer Brown represented Precision Engineered Products Holdings, Inc. (P.E.P.) as co-counsel on its definitive agreement to be acquired by NN, Inc. for $615 million. P.E.P. is a global manufacturer of highly engineered precision customized solutions serving the medical, electrical, transportation and aerospace end markets. NN, Inc. is a Nasdaq-listed diversified industrial company.
Media Coverage
18 August 2015
Bloomberg BNA Class Action Litigation Report
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Archis Parasharami (Washington DC) is quoted in this article discussing the ruling by the Seventh Circuit backing off on mootness issue.

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