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Jones Day names two new partners in Germany

Jones Day names two new partners in Germany

The global law firm Jones Day today announced that Christian A. Krebs (Frankfurt) and Dr. Markus Weber (Düsseldorf), both lawyers in the Firm's M&A Practice, have been named to the Firm's partnership, effective January 1, 2018.

Mr. Krebs and Dr. Weber are among a group of 39 Jones Day lawyers worldwide admitted to the Firm's partnership.

"Christian and Markus have made valuable contributions and we proudly welcome them to the partnership," said Ansgar Rempp, Partner-in-Charge of Germany for Jones Day. "They are a significant part of our strong capabilities in Germany with approximately 100 lawyers across offices in Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, and Munich, who seamlessly collaborate to serve clients in Germany and around the world."

Mr. Krebs has in-depth experience in international mergers and acquisitions of private and public companies as well as corporate and securities law. He counsels German and international corporate clients, private equity sponsors and financial institutions. Among others, he earned degrees from Harvard Law School, University of Warwick and Université de Lille. Mr. Krebs is resident in Frankfurt and has worked in New York, Buenos Aires and Brussels, among other places. He frequently publishes on M&A and corporate law matters.

Dr. Weber advises German and international private and public clients in complex transactions, joint ventures, and general corporate  and securities law matters, including corporate governance and compliance issues. Dr. Weber earned his Dr. jur. from University of Trier. He is resident in Düsseldorf and has worked in Frankfurt, London and San Francisco. Dr. Weber is co-author of a standard commentary on the German Stock Corporation Act (AktG) and a standard work on M&A, and frequently publishes on M&A and corporate law matters.

Jones Day is a global law firm with more than 2,500 lawyers in 42 offices across five continents. The Firm is distinguished by: a singular tradition of client service; the mutual commitment to, and the seamless collaboration of, a true partnership; formidable legal talent across multiple disciplines and jurisdictions; and shared professional values that focus on client needs.

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