CHICAGO, May 26 – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network — Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP took top honors as the USA Telecom/Technology Law Firm of the Year at the May 19th, 2005 Chambers & Partners Global Awards in London. The #1 slot is a familiar one for the firm — Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw also placed first in this
category in 2003.
Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw was selected based on its outstanding reputation
in the fields of telecommunications, outsourcing, and information technology.
Chambers reached its decision based on thousands of interviews and comments
from clients and competitors in the United States.
“Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP’s IT/Telecommunications/Outsourcing practice
advised on two of the year’s largest outsourcing deals, represented BellSouth
in the $5.85 billion sale of its Latin American subsidiaries, and provided
path-breaking regulatory counsel to SBC,” noted Chambers.
In 2004, Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw advised outsourcing customers on nearly
$12 billion in information technology and business process outsourcing
agreements involving employees and assets in dozens of countries. In
addition, the firm’s telecommunications practice represented SBC and BellSouth
in major regulatory, litigation and appellate matters across the U.S., and
advised telecom clients throughout Europe and South America.
Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw is one of the leading communications and
technology law firms in the United States. Of its more than 100 lawyers who
work primarily on communications, outsourcing and technology matters, 21 were
singled out by Chambers USA 2005 as among the best in their markets — more
than any other law firm. Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw is one of the 10 largest
law firms in the world with more than 1,300 lawyers practicing in seven U.S.
cities and six European cities.