Best Lawyers Germany

The Best Lawyers in Germany™ 2022 recognizes 46 Jones Day lawyers across 24 practice areas

The 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in Germany™ has recognized 46 lawyers across 24 different practice areas from Jones Day's Offices in Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, and Munich. Eight lawyers were named to the list for the first time, and five lawyers were named "Ones to Watch." In addition, Dr. Karsten Müller-Eising was named Lawyer of the Year in the Debt and Equity practice area. The lawyers named and their practices are below:


  • Dr. Ulrich Brauer – Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Dr. Paul Melot de Beauregard – Labor and Employment Law
  • Dr. Jakob Guhn – Intellectual Property Law   
  • Dr. Kerstin Henrich – Mergers and Acquisitions Law (New)
  • Dr. Markus Kappenhagen – Labor and Employment Law
  • Claudia Leyendecker – Banking and Finance Law
  • Thomas C. Mahlich – Arbitration and Mediation; Litigation
  • Frederic A. Oest – Banking and Finance Law (New and One to Watch) 
  • Mathias Raabe – Investment Funds
  • Dr. Markus Weber – Private Equity Law
  • Kevin M. Wilcock – Competition/Antitrust Law (New and One to Watch)
  • Dr. Johannes Zöttl – Competition/Antitrust Law


  • Dr. Jürgen Beninca – Competition/Antitrust Law
  • Dr. Olaf Benning – Restructuring and Insolvency Law
  • Dr. Michael R. Fischer – Banking and Finance Law
  • Dr. Carsten T. Gromotke – Competition/Antitrust Law
  • Dr. Klaus Herkenroth – Tax Law
  • Dr. Nicole Kadel – Real Estate Law
  • Amy Kläsener – Arbitration and Mediation; International Arbitration; Litigation
  • Christian A. Krebs – Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Ulf Kreppel – Asset Finance Law; Structured Finance Law
  • Florian Lechner – Tax Law
  • Dr. Karsten Müller-Eising – Capital Markets Law; Corporate Law; Debt and Equity; Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Dr. Holger Neumann – Telecommunications Law
  • Anh N. Ngo – Capital Markets Law (New and One to Watch)
  • Johannes Perlitt – Corporate Governance and Compliance Practice; Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Oliver Staatz – Tax Law (New and One to Watch)
  • Dr. Dieter Strubenhoff – Litigation (New)
  • My Linh X. Vu-Grégoire – Mergers and Acquisitions Law (New)
  • Dr. Dorotheé M. Weber-Bruls – Intellectual Property Law
  • Dr. Johannes P. Willheim – International Arbitration


  • Maximilan Baur – Labor and Employment Law (New and One to Watch)
  • Dr. Thomas Berg – Real Estate Law
  • Dr. Christian B. Fulda – Biotechnology Law and Life Sciences Practice; Pharmaceuticals Law
  • Marc F-X. Groebl – Intellectual Property Law
  • Gerd Jaekel – Intellectual Property Law; Litigation
  • Dr. Martin Kock – Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Private Equity Law
  • Maximilian P. Krause – Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Dr. Christian Paul – Intellectual Property Law; Litigation
  • Ivo Posluschny – Private Equity Law
  • Ansgar C. Rempp – Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Private Equity Law
  • Stefan Schneider – Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Private Equity Law
  • Friederike Steininger – Labor and Employment Law
  • Adriane U. Sturm – Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Christian Trenkel – Real Estate Law
  • Dr. Undine von Diemar – Data Security and Privacy Law; Information Technology Law 

Best Lawyers® compiles its listings at the conclusion of a months-long peer-review process, during which their researchers ask leading attorneys from specific practice areas and geographic regions about the professional abilities of their colleagues.

Jones Day is a global law firm with more than 2,400 lawyers in 40 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.