Jones Day welcomes Amy Kläsener and Michael Lundberg as partners in Global Disputes Practice
The global law firm Jones Day has announced the addition of Amy Kläsener and Michael Lundberg as partners in its Global Disputes Practice. Ms. Kläsener is based in Jones Day's Frankfurt Office, and Mr. Lundberg is based in the Firm's Perth Office.
At Jones Day, Ms. Kläsener and Mr. Lundberg join a practice of more than 200 lawyers worldwide who help clients successfully resolve high-value disputes wherever they arise, whether through litigation, arbitration, or some combination of the two.
"Our practice functions as one worldwide team of lawyers who serve clients facing high-stakes business disputes in jurisdictions all over the globe," said Greg Shumaker, Practice Leader of Jones Day's Global Disputes Practice. "Amy and Michael are both highly experienced lawyers who have represented clients in complex international matters before tribunals, courts, and other triers of fact on multiple continents. We are delighted they have chosen to join Jones Day and pleased to welcome them to our global team. Amy and Michael are the second and third disputes partners we have added to our worldwide team this year, reflecting Jones Day's deep commitment to this practice area that is so critical to our global clients."
Ms. Kläsener is a seasoned international arbitration partner with deep experience in engineering and construction disputes in the nuclear, energy, chemical, and manufacturing sectors. She also advises frequently in software development and M&A disputes. Ms. Kläsener takes a pragmatic and solution-oriented approach to dispute resolution. As a U.S. lawyer based in Europe for more than 15 years, she has developed a deep understanding of multiple legal cultures.
"Amy is highly respected as arbitration counsel in Germany and has a wealth of experience assisting both international and German clients in complex disputes," said Sandra Kamper, Partner-in-Charge of Jones Day's Frankfurt Office. "She is an important addition to our Germany disputes team, which we will expand even further this year. We look forward to her contributions to Jones Day."
Ms. Kläsener is recognized by Chambers, Who's Who Legal, JUVE, and Best Lawyers for arbitration. She graduated from Indiana University Maurer School of Law and earned her undergraduate degree from Columbia University in New York. She also earned a Master of Arts degree from Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich.
Mr. Lundberg has worked as a litigator for more than 27 years, acting for and advising clients in disputes in the energy and resources sector and the engineering and construction sectors, including acting in relation to joint venture matters, gas price arbitrations, royalty claims, project disputes, regulatory investigations, disputes as to the rights of directors and shareholders, defamation claims, and intellectual property matters.
"Michael has enjoyed a string of successes arguing cases before most of the superior courts in Australia, as well as arbitral institutions in the Asia-Pacific region and in London," said Adam Salter, Partner-in-Charge of Jones Day's Perth Office. "His substantial experience will help us provide even better service to clients. We welcome him to Jones Day and look forward to his contributions."
Mr. Lundberg was recognized in Best Lawyers in Australia 2021 in multiple categories (including as the leading IP lawyer in Perth) and was named in Doyle's Guide 2017-2020 as a "Preeminent" Commercial Litigator in Western Australia and as a "Leading Lawyer" in Australia for Arbitration. He served as Partner-in-Charge of the Perth office of a prominent law firm and spent seven years working in the Crown Solicitor's Office in Western Australia. He earned both his undergraduate degree and his law degree from the University of Western Australia.