Mayer Brown is a leading global law firm with offices in key business centers across the Americas, Asia and Europe. We have approximately 1,000 lawyers in the Americas, 300 in Asia and 500 in Europe. The firm's Asia presence was enhanced by its 2008 combination with Johnson Stokes & Master, one of the largest and oldest law firms in Asia. This unequalled on-the-ground presence in the world’s leading markets for legal services enables Mayer Brown to offer clients access to local market expertise on a global basis.
Mayer Brown is noted for its commitment to client service and its ability to assist clients with their most complex and demanding legal and business challenges worldwide. The firm serves many of the world’s largest companies, including a significant proportion of the Fortune 100, FTSE 100 and DAX companies and more than half of the world's largest investment banks. Mayer Brown is particularly renowned for its Supreme Court and appellate, litigation, corporate and securities, finance, real estate and tax practices.
JSM was established in 1863 in Hong Kong and has full-service offices in Hong Kong, Mainland China (Beijing, Guangzhou and Shanghai), Thailand (Bangkok) and Vietnam (Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City). JSM has a multinational, multilingual team of 800 staff, including more than 300 lawyers who are qualified in local and international jurisdictions. JSM has been named Hong Kong Law Firm of the Year for the past eight years (2000-2007) by various leading legal publications, including International Financial Law Review, Asian Legal Business and Who’s Who Legal. JSM is also one of the top three foreign law firms in Thailand and Vietnam.
At Mayer Brown LLP, we value our staff and recognize that our employees are crucial to the success of the business. We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package which includes a medical/dental plan, 401(k) savings plan, vacation and personal/sick time, a backup childcare program, and opportunities for professional growth and development.
Since its founding in 1881, Mayer Brown has grown to more than 1,800 lawyers operating in key business centers across the Americas, Asia and Europe. The firm's worldwide presence is further enhanced by its alliances with the Spanish firm Ramon & Cajal; Tonucci & Partners, a Rome-based, Italian law firm with offices in Italy. Romania and Albania; and with Mexico City-based Jauregui, Navarrete y Nader. In early 2008, Mayer Brown combined with leading Asian law firm Johnson Stokes & Master to create a truly global law firm. The combination provides Mayer Brown with a strategic presence in Asia. The combined firm, known as Mayer Brown JSM in Asia, offers a full range of legal services to clients through seven offices in Asia.
Diversity works. It improves the breadth and quality of our practices and makes our firm more responsive to the varied needs of our worldwide clientele. The Firm's diversity and inclusion efforts strengthen our workforce while also making, Mayer Brown more knowledgeable and dynamic."
Committee on Diversity and Inclusion
Inclusion begins with opportunity. We continue to seek innovative and effective ways to increase the number of diverse students interested in law school and to recruit diverse law students and lateral candidates. By engaging law schools and colleges directly, Mayer Brown LLP builds programs for students at all levels of higher education to increase the pool of lawyers from diverse backgrounds. We also ensure that all our associates are provided challenging work experiences and the guidance necessary for success. We strive to keep all of our lawyers active, engaged and on the road to partnership in the firm and encourage them to make a meaningful contribution to the profession. By investing in the skills and abilities of all our lawyers, we create a wide variety of role models for the generations to follow.
Mayer Brown LLP handles many of the most important cases and transactions for the largest companies in the world, and we consider our diversity efforts critical to the level of service we provide to our clients. Clients recognize diversity and inclusion as business imperatives critical for success in our multicultural world. To remain a world-class law practice, we must continue our push forward in these vital areas.
Mayer Brown LLP is an equal opportunity employer and partnership. It is our policy to hire, train and promote lawyers without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, national origin, or veteran's status. The Firm seeks to hire, develop and advance lawyers on the basis of their professional ability and strives to build a team of lawyers that reflects the diversity of our world.
Mayer Brown LLP is signatory to several statements of goals for increasing the recruitment and retention of minority lawyers and women, including The Association of the Bar of the City of New York's "Statement of Goals of New York Law Firms and Corporate Legal Departments for the Retention and Promotion of Women" and its "Statement of Diversity Principles," The Houston Bar Association's "Gender Initiative Commitment Statement" and The New York County Lawyers' Association "Statement In Support of Diversity In The Legal Profession." By proudly signing these statements, the Firm publicly affirms its commitment to a culture of inclusion.
At Mayer Brown LLP, we view the attainment of diversity at all levels of our organization as crucial to, and a natural result of, building a cohesive, successful law firm. We recruit, develop and promote the highest caliber lawyers and are committed to providing our lawyers with opportunities to realize their potential regardless of race, religious beliefs, ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation.