Founded in 1881, Mayer Brown is one of the leading law firms in the world with offices in the United States, Asia and Europe. The firm works with a team of more than 1,800 lawyers. It offers legal assistance with transaction, dispute resolution and regulatory issues. Mayer Brown specializes in the areas of appellate, securities, finance, real estate and tax practices. The firm handles cases related to transfer pricing, toxic tort, intellectual property, tax controversy, contentious insolvency, electronic discovery and employee benefits. It also deals in product liability, consumer litigation and class action, and business and technology sourcing matters. Mayer Brown serves clients in the aviation, biotechnology, construction, engineering, health care, hospitality, information technology, rail, entertainment and telecommunications industries. Mayer Brown operates Mayer Brown JSM.