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18 December 2018
Mayer Brown announced that partners Timothy Bishop, David Carpenter, Mark Hanchet and Paul Hughes were named “MVPs” by Law360. This recognition honors “elite” lawyers who have “distinguished themselves from their peers by securing hard-earned successes in high-stakes litigation, complex global matters and record-breaking deals.”
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17 December 2018
Mayer Brown is pleased to announce that an issuance for the Development Bank of Mongolia, on which the firm advised, won the award for “Best Mongolia Deal” at the 2018 FinanceAsia Achievement Awards. This is the third consecutive year the firm has won the Mongolia award. In addition, a bond deal handled by the firm for the Sri Lankan government won the “Best Sri Lanka Deal.”
Firm News
12 December 2018
The Financial Times has ranked Mayer Brown as one of the “Most Innovative Law Firms for Legal Expertise” in the publication’s annual report, “North America Innovative Lawyers.” Mayer Brown has been recognized in the report each year that it has been published.
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11 December 2018
Mayer Brown advised on a transaction that was named “M&A Deal of the Year” in the $75 million to $100 million category at the 2018 M&A Advisor Awards.
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7 December 2018
Mayer Brown has advised Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd. (acting in a consortium with its partner, Sumitomo Corporation) on the acquisition of a 30 percent indirect interest in Compañia Minera Teck Quebrada Blanca S.A., which owns the Quebrada Blanca Phase 2 (QB2) project, from Teck Resources Limited for $1.2 billion.
Firm News
6 December 2018
The 2019 edition of Chambers Asia Pacific ranked Mayer Brown in 32 practice categories, up from 29 last year. The 2019 guide includes five Band One rankings for Mayer Brown.
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5 December 2018
Mayer Brown announced that Benchmark Litigation 2019 awarded the firm a top-tier ranking in the national Appellate category and also ranked the firm in the national Antitrust category. In addition, nine of the firm’s lawyers were ranked as “National Litigation Stars” in their respective practice categories:
Firm News
3 December 2018
A Tax Transactions & Consulting team in Paris advised Altice France, the subsidiary of Altice Europe N.V., in its exclusivity agreement with Allianz Capital Partners, AXA Investment Managers and OMERS Infrastructure, regarding the sale of a minority equity stake of 49.99 percent in SFR FTTH for a total cash consideration of €1.8 billion based on a €3.6 billion 100 percent equity value.
Firm News
30 November 2018

Mayer Brown announced that 11 partners from six practice areas have been recognized by Washingtonian magazine as the “Top Lawyers” in the Washington DC area.


Firm News
29 November 2018
Mayer Brown is pleased to announce that Hong Kong partner John Marsden, who also serves as the managing partner of the firm's Vietnam and Thailand offices, has been chosen by the American College of Bankruptcy to be inducted as a Fellow.
Firm News
29 November 2018
Mayer Brown held its fifth annual “In the Know” cocktail fundraiser on 14 November at The China Club, supporting 2018 beneficiary the Asian University for Women (AUW).
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29 November 2018
Mayer Brown announced today it has appointed Britt Miller as the partner-in-charge of its Chicago office and Matthew Ingber as the partner-in-charge of its New York office.
Firm News
28 November 2018
Mayer Brown announced today that prominent appellate lawyer Nicole A. Saharsky has joined the firm as a partner in Washington DC, where she will serve as a co-leader of the Supreme Court & Appellate practice, along with Supreme Court advocate Andrew Pincus. Ms. Saharsky is a veteran of the Office of the Solicitor General at the US Department of Justice, where she served for 10 years as an assistant to the solicitor general. Most recently, she was a partner at Gibson Dunn.
Firm News
28 November 2018
Mayer Brown represented Empresas Publicas de Medellin (EPM), a multinational utilities company and the leading multi-utility services company in Colombia, in securing approval for a line of credit totaling US$750 million with HSBC (the “Credit Facility”). The Credit Facility has a three year maturity and a 30 month availability period. The proceeds of the Credit Facility will be used as follows, US$215 million to finance the investment plan of EPM and US$535 million for general corporate purposes.
Firm News
22 November 2018
Mayer Brown's Private Equity team has advised The Halifax Group and Management on the sale of Pirtek Europe, the leading on-site provider of hydraulic hose replacement and associated services across Europe, to PNC Riverarch Capital, a US-based private equity firm. Transaction terms were not disclosed.
Firm News
20 November 2018
Mayer Brown has announced the promotion of 16 lawyers worldwide to counsel. The appointments are effective January 1, 2019.
Firm News
19 November 2018
Mayer Brown has announced the promotion of 34 lawyers worldwide to partner. The appointments are effective January 1, 2019.
Firm News
14 November 2018
Mayer Brown announced today the launch of a new practical source, A Global Guide to Employee Data Privacy, which provides employers with a valuable resource when navigating the specific challenges of handling employee data in different jurisdictions.
Firm News
13 November 2018
Mayer Brown represented the Russian oil producer, Lukoil, in three farm-out agreements with Italy's Eni for the transfer of participating interests in exploration licenses in Mexico’s shallow waters, including Blocks 10, 12 and 14. The agreements enable Lukoil to expand its exploration portfolio in the region, diversify risks and build up exploration competencies.
Firm News
12 November 2018
Mayer Brown achieved first-tier rankings in 114 national and metropolitan categories, including 34 national first-tier rankings, in the 2019 edition of the US News/Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list. Overall, the firm was ranked in 190 national and metropolitan categories. In addition, Mayer Brown was named “Firm of the Year” in the Appellate Practice category.
Firm News
12 November 2018
Mayer Brown has been named the Top Law Firm for Training Contracts and Vacation Schemes at the AllAboutLaw Awards 2018.
Firm News
9 November 2018

Mayer Brown has been recommended by the Legal 500 UK 2018 edition in 47 categories and recognizes 20 lawyers as “Leading Individuals”

Firm News
9 November 2018
Mayer Brown is pleased to announce that Hong Kong partner Gabriela Kennedy has been recognized once again as "Best in TMT" at this year's Euromoney Legal Media Group Asia Women in Business Law Awards.
Firm News
8 November 2018
The 2019 edition of Chambers UK ranked Mayer Brown in 27 practice categories, including five Band One rankings.
Firm News
7 November 2018
Mayer Brown secured a major victory for a group of Maryland residents challenging the state’s 2011 redrawing of its congressional districts under the First Amendment, when a federal three-judge panel in the district court of Maryland struck down a partisan gerrymander and entered an injunction ordering the state to promptly adopt a new plan for use in the 2020 congressional elections.
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