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Mayer Brown Again Stands Atop Appellate Rankings in Both Chambers USA and Legal 500 US

22 June 2010

Chambers USA and Legal 500 US have again recognized our Supreme Court & Appellate group's preeminence in the field: for the fourth year in a row, both Chambers USA and Legal 500 US rank us as a top-tier practice, with Chambers noting that our “stellar appellate practice is an outstanding choice for complex, high-stakes cases.” The publications’ comments illustrate Mayer Brown’s go-to status in the field of appellate advocacy:

  • Chambers USA says that Mayer Brown has “[i]ncredibly smart, creative lawyers who are constantly involved in important work, and are cost-conscious at all times.”
  • Legal 500 US notes, “Mayer Brown’s venerable Supreme Court and appellate practice has great depth and a fine record of achievement for blue-chip clients across many types of litigation.”

Chambers USA and Legal 500 US also acknowledge many of the firm's appellate practitioners:

  • “Timothy Bishop is known as a top drawer appellate lawyer”
  • “Andy Frey is a skilled oral advocate with ‘an authoritative, commanding style that is extremely successful’”
  • Kenneth Geller has “an outstanding national reputation as an experienced appellate advocate”
  • Philip Lacovara “is appreciated for his ‘variety of experience and superb abilities’”
  • Michele Odorizzi “is praised for her legal scholarship, motion practice and advocacy skills”
  • Andy Pincus is “a superb lawyer who is involved in lots of influential cases”
  • Charles Rothfeld “is recommended for his ‘excellent instincts’”
  • Jeff Sarles “gets to the key point quickly”
  • Stephen Shapiro is “a fabulous lawyer with great judgment" and “a master in the courtroom”
  • Evan Tager “deserves a lot of credit for his impressive capabilities” and “is especially prized for his punitive damages expertise”

Learn more about our Supreme Court & Appellate practice.

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