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Firm News
17 November 2017
Mayer Brown received Lawyers Alliance for New York’s 2017 Cornerstone Award, which honors outstanding pro bono legal services to nonprofits.
Media Coverage
17 November 2017
CityA.M.
London Banking & Finance partner Tom Eldridge is quoted in an article on the potential for battery storage technology in the UK.
Firm News
16 November 2017
Mayer Brown announced today that Richard Bruckner has joined the firm as a senior land use specialist in its Government Relations & Public Law practice in Los Angeles. Previously, Mr. Bruckner was the Director of the Los Angeles County Department of Regional Planning.
Firm News
15 November 2017
Mayer Brown was honored by the Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice’s Environment Program at the 2017 Celebration of International Pro Bono Excellence event.
Firm News
15 November 2017
For the eighth consecutive year, Mayer Brown has received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality. The survey is administered by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation.
Firm News
15 November 2017
Mayer Brown announced today that its highly regarded Employment & Benefits practice has launched a blog, “The Benefits & Compensation Blog: Developments in Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Law.” The blog is designed to provide timely updates on important developments and trends with respect to employee benefits and executive compensation.
Firm News
14 November 2017
Mayer Brown achieved first-tier rankings in 111 national and metropolitan categories, including 32 national first-tier rankings, in the 2018 edition of the US News/Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list. Overall, the firm was ranked in 186 national and metropolitan categories. In addition, Mayer Brown was named “Firm of the Year” in the Tax Law category.
Media Coverage
14 November 2017
African Law & Business
Bylined article by London Construction & Engineering partner Kwadwo Sarkodie and senior associate Joseph Otoo on risk management in the delivery of successful energy and infrastructure projects in sub-Saharan Africa.
Firm News
13 November 2017
Mayer Brown JSM is delighted to announce that two of its partners in Hong Kong, Gabriela Kennedy and Venna Y.W. Cheng, were named “Best in Privacy and Data Protection” and “Rising Star – Litigation,” respectively, at this year’s Euromoney Legal Media Group Asia Women in Business Law Awards. The annual event celebrates the achievements and advancement of women in the legal profession throughout Asia Pacific.
Firm News
13 November 2017
Mayer Brown advised on two transactions named “Deals of the Year” by Global M&A Network in its 2017 Global Major Markets M&A Atlas Awards series, which honors excellence singularly for executing growth-generating, transformational transactions valued above a billion dollars from all corners of the globe.
Firm News
13 November 2017
Mayer Brown represented Borchers Americas, Inc., a portfolio company of private equity firm The Jordan Company, on the acquisition of Owensboro Specialty Polymers, Inc. (OSP) from the Owensboro Specialty Polymers Employee Stock Ownership Plan.
Firm News
9 November 2017
Mayer Brown announced today that its Supreme Court & Appellate practice has been named one of the best in the United States by The National Law Journal (NLJ) for the tenth consecutive year.
Media Coverage
9 November 2017
Law360
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Christopher Mikson (Washington DC) is quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
9 November 2017
Law360
Bylined article by Corporate & Securities counsel Laura Richman (Chicago) and partners Robert F. Gray Jr. (Houston), Michael L. Hermsen and David A. Schuette (Chicago).
Firm News
9 November 2017
Mayer Brown, together with the Italian law firm Studio Legale Galbiati, Sacchi e Associati, advised Woolrich International Limited, one of the world's leading manufacturers of outdoor lifestyle apparel, on the acquisition of a minority stake in the company by Goldwin Inc.
Firm News
9 November 2017
Mayer Brown announced today that Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Dale Giali (Los Angeles) was named a 2017 “Litigation Trailblazer” by The National Law Journal (NLJ). The list recognizes 25 individuals who “helped make a difference in the fight for justice” and showed “a deep passion and perseverance in pursuit of their mission, having achieved remarkable successes along the way.”
Media Coverage
8 November 2017
Private Banking & Wealth Management 2018

Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Marc Cohen, Financial Services Regulatory & Enforcement partner Thomas Delaney and associate Matthew Bisanz (all Washington DC), contributed the United States chapter of Getting the Deal Through: Private Banking & Wealth Management 2018.

Reproduced with permission from Law Business Research Ltd. Getting the Deal Through: Private Banking & Wealth Management 2018, (published in September 2017; contributing editors: Shelby R du Pasquier, Stefan Breitenstein and Fedor Poskriakov, Lenz & Staehelin) For further information please visit gettingthedealthrough.com.

Firm News
8 November 2017
Mayer Brown announced that Cybersecurity & Data Privacy partner David Simon (Washington DC) has been named to The National Law Journal’s (NLJ) 2017 list of “Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Trailblazers,” which recognizes 25 people who have “helped make a difference in the fight against criminal cyber activity and towards adding much needed layers of data security in an increasingly digital world of commerce.” The NLJ noted that the winners show “a deep passion and perseverance in pursuit of their mission, having achieved remarkable successes along the way.”
Media Coverage
7 November 2017
KangaNews
Bylined article by Banking & Finance partners Amanda Baker (New York), Jon Van Gorp and Stuart Litwin (both Chicago).
Media Coverage
7 November 2017
Legal 500
Tax Transactions & Consulting partner Kenneth Klein and associate Megan Hall (both Washington DC) are featured in this Q&A.
Media Coverage
7 November 2017
Compliance Week
Banking & Financing partner Paul Forrester (Chicago) is quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
7 November 2017
Global Capital (subscription required)
London Banking & Finance partner Chris Arnold is quoted in an article on euro clearing and potential increased oversight of non-EU central counterparty clearing houses.
Media Coverage
6 November 2017
Law360
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partners Andrew Pincus and Paul Hughes (Washington DC) are quoted in this article.
Media Coverage
6 November 2017
TechRepublic
Technology Transactions partners Linda Rhodes (Washington DC) and Brad Peterson (Chicago) explain how the General Data Protection Regulation impacts corporate cloud liability.
Media Coverage
6 November 2017
Inframation News (subscription required)
Tax Transactions & Consulting partner David Burton (New York) is quoted in this article regarding the impact of the House Republicans’ tax proposal on the renewable energy industry.
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