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Handelsblatt “Germany's Best Lawyers 2021”: Two awards and over 50 lawyer recommendations for SKW Schwarz

A total of 53 SKW Schwarz lawyers in 20 practice areas can count themselves among “Germany's Best Lawyers”. The recommendation rating, which Handelsblatt is publishing in cooperation with the US publisher Best Lawyers, was released today in its 13th edition.

SKW Schwarz was also named “Law Firm of the Year for Data Security and Privacy Law”. The title of “Lawyer of the Year for Media Law” in Bavaria went to partner Dr. Andreas Peschel-Mehner in Munich.

“We are very pleased to be represented in the list for the second year in a row with more than 50 lawyers, and this time to have taken the top spot in two categories,” said Stefan Schicker, Managing Partner of SKW Schwarz. “Overall, we can count 72 nominations in almost all of our consulting fields this year - that's a great result!”

The following SKW Schwarz lawyers are represented in the current rating in the individual areas of law:

  • Labor and Employment Law: Bettina-Axenia Bugus, Dr. Martin Greßlin, Dr. Martin Römermann, Dr. Alexander Schmid-Lossberg, Michael Wahl
  • Construction Law: Dr. Klaus Jankowski, Christine Lingenfelser
  • Employee Beneftis Law: Dr. Martin Landauer 
  • Data Security and Privacy Law: Nikolaus Bertermann, Oliver Hornung, Franziska Ladiges, Moritz Mehner, Dr. Daniel Meßmer, Kelda Katharina Niemeyer, Dr. Matthias Orthwein, Dr. Stefan Peintinger, Johannes Schäufele 
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law: Dr. Stephan Morsch, Dr. Tatjana Schroeder, Dr. Sebastian Graf von Wallwitz
  • Corporate Law: Eva Bonacker, Dr. Stephan Morsch, Dr. Astrid Pütz
  • Intellectual Property Law: Dr. Dorothee Altenburg, Dr. Markus Brock, Dr. Oliver Bühr, Dr. Philipp Heigl, Dr. Magnus Hirsch, Margret Knitter, Dr. Matthias Orthwein, Dr. Sascha Pres, Sandra Sophia Redeker, Stefan C. Schicker, Markus von Fuchs
  • Real Estate Law: Jan Prielipp, Dr. Astrid Pütz
  • Information Technology Law: Nikolaus Bertermann, Jens Borchardt, Dr. Philipp Heigl, Moritz Mehner, Dr. Daniel Meßmer, Dr. Matthias Nordmann, Dr. Matthias Orthwein, Dr. Stefan Peintinger, Dr. Andreas Peschel-Mehner, Stefan C. Schicker, Corinna Schneiderbauer, Martin Schweinoch 
  • Litigation: Oliver Korte
  • Entertainment Law: Dr. Dorothee Altenburg, Dr. Martin Diesbach, Dr. Andreas Peschel-Mehner, Prof. Dr. Mathias Schwarz 
  • Media Law: Dr. Martin Diesbach, Dr. Ulrich Fuchs, Dr. Christoph Haesner, Norbert Klingner, Dr. Andreas Peschel-Mehner, Prof. Dr. Mathias Schwarz, Georg Wallraf, Dr. Konstantin Wegner, Johanna Weiß 
  • Public Private Partnership: René Kieselmann
  • Restructuring and Insolvency Law: Jan M. Antholz
  • Arbitration and Mediation: Oliver Korte
  • Sports Law: Dr. Konstantin Wegner 
  • Tax Law: Heiko Wunderlich
  • Technology Law: Elisabeth Noltenius, Dr. Matthias Orthwein, Dr. Andreas Peschel-Mehner
  • Transportation Law: Niels Witt 
  • Advertising Law: Dr. Johann Heyde 

The list of recommendations is compiled annually by the U.S. trade publisher Best Lawyers; in Germany, it is published in an exclusive cooperation with Handelsblatt. The nominations are based on a peer-to-peer survey where lawyers are asked which competitors they would recommend.