January 20, 2021
Gibson Dunn has been recognized in eight categories in the 2021 edition of The Legal 500 Deutschland. The firm was recognized in the following categories: Antitrust, Compliance, Corporate, Internal Investigations, M&A Large Deals (€500m +), M&A Mid-Size Deals (-€500m), Private Equity: Transactions, and Dispute Resolution: Commercial Litigation. Munich partner Benno Schwarz was named as a Leading Lawyer for Internal Investigations and Frankfurt partner Georg Weidenbach was named as a Leading Lawyer for Antitrust. The rankings were published on January 14, 2021.
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.
Georg Weidenbach focuses his practice on European and German antitrust law. He regularly advises clients on cartel investigations and related cartel damage claims, merger control, compliance programs and audits, antitrust related distribution and abuse of dominance matters.