Maalouf Ashford & Talbot, LLP, one of the world's leading international law firms, today announced that the Firm has been named "Law Firm of the Year" for 2014 in 6 different countries and in 25 categories

Maalouf Ashford & Talbot, LLP, one of the world's leading international law firms, today announced that the Firm has been named "Law Firm of the Year" for 2014 in 6 different countries and in 25 categories including:

In the United States
International Trade & Finance Law Firm of the Year
M&A Law Firm of the Year
Capital Markets Law Firm of the Year
Banking & Finance Law Firm of the Year
Corporate Law Firm of the Year
Energy, Oil & Gas Law Firm of the Year
Shipping & Maritime Law Firm of the Year
Islamic Finance Law Firm of the Year
Tax Law Firm of the Year
Full Service Law Firm of the Year

In China
Overseas Oil & Gas Law Firm of the Year
Overseas M&A Law Firm of the Year
Overseas Banking & Finance Law Firm of the Year
Overseas Corporate Law Firm of the Year

In Lebanon
Overseas Oil & Gas Law Firm of the Year
Overseas Banking & Finance Law Firm of the Year
Overseas Corporate Law Firm of the Year

In Brazil
Overseas Oil & Gas Law Firm of the Year
Overseas M&A Law Firm of the Year
Overseas Corporate Law Firm of the Year

In the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Overseas Oil & Gas Law Firm of the Year
Overseas M&A Law Firm of the Year
Overseas Corporate Law Firm of the Year

In the United Kingdom
Overseas International Finance Law Firm of the Year
Overseas M&A Law Firm of the Year

The Lawyers World Awards can be viewed at:
The Lawyers World Awards - 2014
This recognition comes on the heels of the Firm's Senior Partner, John J. Maalouf, being ranked as one of the Top 10 International Trade & Finance Lawyers in the United States for the past 8 consecutive years by the U.S. Lawyer Rankings.

About Maalouf Ashford & Talbot, LLP
Maalouf Ashford & Talbot is among the world's leading international financial services law firms with offices in New York City, Riyadh, Hong Kong, Shanghai, São Paulo and Beirut, and affiliated offices in over 30 different countries worldwide.

Maalouf Ashford & Talbot is at the forefront of the legal profession in structuring complex international business transactions and our Firm represents clients in numerous high-profile matters involving international oil & gas deals, mergers and acquisitions, IPO's, private equity, project finance, commodities, mining and cross-border transactions across the globe.

Combining a dedication to excellence with a commitment to superior client service, Maalouf Ashford & Talbot provides clients with a breadth of expertise uniquely suited to their legal needs. Maalouf Ashford has been honored as "Law Firm of the Year" on 89 occasions and categories in the U.S. Middle-East, EU, Asia and South America.

Maalouf Ashford represents some of the world's most respected companies, and countries, in connection with their most complex and sophisticated international business transactions.

About The Lawyers World Awards

The Lawyers World Awards are the premier annual awards program celebrating the best industry practitioners working across the world.

About John J. Maalouf

John J. Maalouf has been ranked as one of the Top 10 International Trade & Finance Lawyers in the U.S. by the United States Lawyer Rankings for the past eight consecutive years. Mr. Maalouf is an internationally recognized expert in the areas of international business law, oil, gas & energy law and banking & finance law. Mr. Maalouf has represented clients throughout the world, including the U.S., China, Middle-East, EU, Japan, India, Australia, Russia and South America in complex matters involving international trade & finance, mergers & acquisitions, public offerings, international banking, private equity and international oil, gas, coal and energy transactions.

In addition, John is co-author of the book: "Inside the Minds: Best Practices for Mergers & Acquisitions in China", published by Thomson West, the world's most respected name in legal publishing.