Global 20: Mayer Brown

Law360, New York (June 1, 2011, 7:05 PM EDT) -- Mayer Brown LLP's mergers with established firms worldwide have given it on-the-ground global expertise, enabling its lawyers to collaborate on major deals including Caterpillar Inc.'s $8.6 billion planned acquisition of Bucyrus International Inc., earning it a spot among Law360's Global 20.

Unlike some global law firms, Chicago-based Mayer Brown has not launched new foreign outposts with a handful of attorneys. Instead, it has combined with existing firms that already have strong ties to countries in major commercial and financial centers, such as Asia.

In fact, Mayer...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.