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Mayer Brown named to Law360’s “Global 20” list of leading international firms for seventh consecutive year

11 October 2017

Mayer Brown announced today that Law360 has included the firm in its list of the “Global 20” law firms for the seventh consecutive year. The list recognizes 20 law firms that, as described by the publication, had “the biggest global presence” and “global expertise to handle complex cross-border matters spanning multiple time zones.” Mayer Brown has been ranked every year since the list’s inception. View the article.

Mayer Brown’s significant international expansion efforts over the last 15 years have always been driven by the growing needs of the firm’s core clients, Mayer Brown Chairman Paul Theiss told Law360. While Mayer Brown’s clients benefit from the firm’s global reach, he said, the ability to collaborate effectively across offices is essential.

Law360 highlighted a number of recent matters, including:

  • Representing The Jordan Company in its acquisition of Vectra Co.’s Borchers business division, which was led by a Mayer Brown team of lawyers from Belgium, Brazil, China, France, Germany, the UK and US;
  • Serving as counsel to Hong Kong-based GR Properties in its acquisition of London’s Boundary House, the first post-Brexit London real estate deal of its kind; and
  • Advising Yum Brands on all facets of the spinoff of its China restaurant business into an independent, publicly traded company.

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