Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers Germany 2019: SKW Schwarz is “Law Firm of the Year for Media Law” – 29 experts are recommended in 12 legal fields


In the latest edition of the rating “The Best Lawyers in Germany”, which is published by German newspaper Handelsblatt in cooperation with the US publisher Best Lawyers, SKW Schwarz has been named “Law Firm of the Year for Media Law”. SKW Schwarz Partner Dr. Andreas Peschel-Mehner is also Lawyer of the Year in the field of Media and Entertainment. In addition, 29 lawyers of the firm are recommended in 12 legal fields.

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In detail, the following lawyers are recommended:

  • Dr. Dorothee Altenburg: Intellectual Property Law
  • Eva Bonacker: Corporate Law
  • Dr. Oliver M. Bühr: Intellectual Property Law
  • Mario Centola: Construction Law
  • Dr. Martin Diesbach: Entertainment Law, Media Law
  • Dr. Ulrich Fuchs: Media Law
  • Dr. Philipp Heigl: Information Technology Law, Intellectual Property Law
  • Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hildebrandt: Intellectual Property Law
  • Dr. Magnus Hirsch: Intellectual Property Law
  • Dr. Oliver Hornung: Data Security and Privacy Law
  • Dr. Klaus Jankowski: Construction Law
  • Norbert Klingner: Media Law
  • Oliver Korte: Arbitration and Mediation, Litigation
  • Dr. Martin Landauer: Corporate Pension
  • Christine Lingenfelser: Construction Law
  • Dr. Stephan Morsch: Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Dr. Matthias Nordmann: Information Technology Law
  • Dr. Matthias Orthwein: Data Security and Privacy Law, Information Technology Law
  • Dr. Andreas Peschel-Mehner: Lawyer of the Year Media and Entertainment; Information Technology Law
  • Dr. Sascha Pres: Intellectual Property Law
  • Sandra Sophia Redeker: Intellectual Property Law
  • Yvonne Schäfer: Data Security and Privacy Law
  • Stefan C. Schicker: Information Technology Law, Intellectual Property Law
  • Prof. Dr. Mathias Schwarz: Entertainment Law, Media Law
  • Martin Schweinoch: Information Technology Law
  • Markus von Fuchs: Intellectual Property Law
  • Dr. Sebastian Graf von Wallwitz: Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Dr. Konstantin Wegner: Media Law, Sports Law
  • Dr. Volker Wodianka: Data Security and Privacy Law

The recommendation list is compiled annually by the US specialist 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 if they were unable to accept a mandate themselves.


Dorothee Altenburg
Eva Bonacker
Oliver M. Bühr
Mario Centola
Martin Diesbach
Ulrich Fuchs
Philipp Heigl
Ulrich Hildebrandt
Magnus Hirsch
Oliver Hornung
Klaus Jankowski
Norbert Klingner
Oliver Korte
Martin Landauer
Christine Lingenfelser
Stephan Morsch
Matthias Nordmann
Matthias Orthwein
Andreas Peschel-Mehner
Sascha Pres
Sandra Sophia Redeker
Yvonne Schäfer
Stefan Schicker
Mathias Schwarz
Martin Schweinoch
Markus Fuchs
Sebastian Wallwitz
Konstantin Wegner
Volker Wodianka