February 16, 2023
Gibson Dunn has been recognized in ten categories in the 2023 edition of The Legal 500 Deutschland. The firm was recognized in the following categories: Antitrust, Compliance, Corporate, Foreign Trade Law, Internal Investigations, M&A Large Deals (€500m +), M&A Mid-Size Deals (-€500m), Private Equity Transactions Large Deals (€500m +), Private Equity Transactions Mid-Sized Deals (€100m – 500m), and Dispute Resolution/Commercial Litigation. Frankfurt partner Georg Weidenbach was named as a Leading Lawyer for Antitrust, Munich partner Benno Schwarz was named as a Leading Lawyer for Internal Investigations, and Munich partner Katharina Humphrey was named as a Rising Star for Compliance. The rankings were published on February 15, 2023.
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.
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.
Katharina Humphrey focuses her practice on white collar defense and investigations. She advises clients in the area of corporate governance and compliance. She has significant expertise in the areas of anti-bribery compliance – especially regarding the enforcement of German anti-corruption laws and the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) –, technical compliance as well as sanctions and anti-money-laundering compliance.
Gibson Dunn’s German offices, in Frankfurt and Munich, provide clients the necessary high-quality legal services to navigate Europe’s largest economy. Our full range of legal capabilities includes corporate and real estate transactions, capital markets and antitrust advice, white-collar defense and compliance, media, data privacy and intellectual property, employment and tax advice. We work closely with Gibson Dunn’s other global offices to offer seamless legal representation across all practice areas and jurisdictions.