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‘Best Lawyers’ in Germany – 14 Lawyer of the Year Awards and 372 recommendations

On 13 June 2024, Handelsblatt published the most recent edition of The best Lawyers is Germany in cooperation with the US publisher Best Lawyers. 14 Gleiss Lutz lawyers received the "Lawyer of the Year" award in their respective legal fields and regions:

  • Prof. Dr. Christian Arnold, Labor and Employment, Baden-Württemberg
  • Prof. Dr. Michael Arnold, Mergers and Acquisitions, Baden-Württemberg
  • Dr. Wolfgang Bosch, Competition/Antitrust, Hesse
  • Dr. Reimar Buchner, Biotechnology Law and Life Sciences Practice, Berlin
  • Prof. Dr. Achim Dannecker, Trusts and Succession Planning, Baden-Württemberg
  • Dr. Petra Linsmeier, Competition/Antitrust, Bavaria
  • Dr. Hendrik Marchal, Tax, Hamburg
  • Dr. David Quinke, Arbitration and Mediation, North Rhine-Westphalia
  • Dr. Doris-Maria Schuster, Labor and Employment, Hesse
  • Christian Steinke, Corporate Law, Berlin
  • Dr. Christian Steinle, Competition/Antitrust, Baden-Württemberg
  • Dr. Matthias Tresselt, Restructuring and Insolvency Law, Baden-Württemberg
  • Prof. Dr. Michael Uechtritz, Environmental Law, Baden-Württemberg
  • Dr. Andreas Wehlau, Advertising Law, Bavaria

A total of 299 recommendations, spread across 50 different practice areas, were awarded to Gleiss Lutz lawyers in the “Best Lawyers category. “Ones to Watch” – a category that highlights the legal talent of lawyers who have typically been in practice 3-8 years – recommended 37 associated partners and associates of Gleiss Lutz a total of 73 times.

US publishing house Best Lawyers ranks Germany’s most highly renowned lawyers exclusively for Handelsblatt each year. The rankings are based on an extensive peer review in which lawyers are asked to rate their competitors’ reputations.