February 4, 2020
The Legal 500 Deutschland 2020 ranked Gibson Dunn in seven practice areas and has inaugurated Frankfurt partner Dirk Oberbracht to its Hall of Fame for Private Equity. Munich partner Benno Schwarz was also named as a Leading Lawyer for Internal Investigations. The firm was recognized in the following categories: Antitrust, Compliance, Corporate, Internal Investigations, M&A Large Deals (€500m +), M&A Mid-Size Deals (-€500m), and Private Equity: Transactions. The rankings were published on January 30, 2020.
Dirk Oberbracht is a leading Private Equity and M&A lawyer. He advises private equity investors, corporate clients, families and management teams. He has extensive expertise in cross-border and domestic deals, including carve-outs, joint ventures, minority investments, corporate restructurings and management equity programs.
Benno Schwarz focuses on white collar defense and compliance investigations. For more than 25 years, he has advised companies on sensitive cases and investigations in the context of all compliance issues with international aspects, such as the implementation of German or international laws to prevent and avoid corruption, money laundering or avoiding economic sanctions in the corporate context.