Chambers & Partners has recognized the Bryan Cave Agribusiness & Food Group and four partners in the Chambers Global 2018 guide.

Each year, Chambers researchers conduct thousands of interviews with lawyers and clients worldwide to compile their rankings. The publication ranks law firms, practices and individual lawyers in “bands” from one to six, with one being the best.

The firm’s Agribusiness & Food Practice is ranked in Band 3. Chambers noted that “[Bryan Cave] is well known for its in-depth experience and expertise in the agribusiness industry” and provided a direct client quote: “They are excellent at developing a strategy," adding: "Their knowledge of law is superior."

St. Louis Partner Powell Carman and Kansas City Partner Bob Thompson lead the Agribusiness & Food Practice.

Among the attorneys recognized for their particular areas of practice, four Bryan Cave partners are noted in this year’s guide:

London Partner Dyke Arboneaux is ranked globally in Band 3 for her international private client work. She also is recognized as a foreign expert based in the UK for her work in the USA Tax section of the guide. The publication notes that one source praised Arboneaux's "broad expertise and experience.”

Hong Kong Partner Nigel Binnersley is ranked in Band 3 for China, Shipping: Litigation (International Firms). Chambers states “Sources report that he is ‘not only very knowledgeable,’ but also ‘concise and concrete in defining the strategies for clients to follow.’ ”

Miami Partner Pedro J. Martinez-Fraga is ranked in Band 5 for Arbitration (International) – Latin America-wide. The publication states Martinez-Fraga “is well regarded for his practice in this market and is respected for his academic contributions to the field.”

Hamburg Partner Sandra Pfister is ranked in Band 4 for her work in Banking & Finance – Germany. Chambers notes “Clients highlight her ‘high technical knowledge and perfect client service,’ and add that ‘she is very practical and offers direct and simple solutions.’ ”

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