The Best Lawyers in Germany™ 2023 recognizes 50 Jones Day lawyers across 26 practice areas

The 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in Germany™, in cooperation with Handelsblatt, one of Germany's leading business publications, has recognized 50 Jones Day lawyers across 26 different practice areas from the Firm's Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, and Munich offices. Six lawyers were named to the list for the first time, and eight lawyers were each named "One to Watch." In addition, Dr. Holger Neumann was named "Lawyer of the Year" in the Telecommunications practice area for the second time.

The lawyers named and their practices are below:


  • Dr. Julius Arden - Litigation (New and One to Watch)
  • Dr. Ulrich Brauer - Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Dr. Paul Melot de Beauregard - Employee Benefits Law; Labor and Employment Law
  • Dr. Jakob Guhn - Intellectual Property Law; Art Law
  • Dr. Kerstin Henrich - Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Dr. Markus Kappenhagen - Labor and Employment Law
  • Claudia Leyendecker - Banking and Finance Law
  • Thomas Mahlich - Arbitration and Mediation; Litigation
  • Dr. Moritz Maier - Mergers and Acquisitions Law (New and One to Watch)
  • Frederic A. Oest - Banking and Finance Law (One to Watch)
  • Mathias Raabe - Investment Funds
  • Dr. Ralf Recknagel - Mergers and Acquisitions Law (New)
  • Ansgar Rempp - Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Private Equity Law
  • Dr. Markus Weber - Private Equity Law
  • Thomas Weimann - Arbitration and Mediation; Construction Law; Litigation
  • Kevin M. Wilcock - Competition / Antitrust Law (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. Nicole Kadel - Real Estate Law
  • Amy Kläsener - Arbitration and Mediation; International Arbitration; Litigation
  • Christian A. Krebs - Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Ulf Kreppel - Banking and Finance Law, Asset Finance Law; Structured Finance Law
  • Florian Lechner - Tax Law
  • Courtney Lotfi - Litigation (New)
  • Dr. Karsten Müller-Eising - Capital Markets Law; Corporate Law; Debt and Equity; Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Dr. Holger Neumann - Telecommunications Law
  • Johannes Perlitt - Corporate Governance and Compliance Practice; Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Oliver Staatz – Tax Law (One to Watch)
  • Dr. Dieter Strubenhoff – Litigation
  • My Linh Vu-Grégoire - Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Dorothée Weber-Bruls - Intellectual Property Law; Patent Attorney
  • Johannes P. Willheim - Arbitration and Mediation; International Arbitration, Litigation


  • Maximilian Baur, Labor and Employment Law (One to Watch)
  • Dr. Christian Fulda, Biotechnology Law and Life Sciences Practice; Pharmaceuticals Law
  • Marc Groebl - Intellectual Property Law
  • Gerd Jaekel - Intellectual Property Law; Litigation
  • Korel Kaplan - Corporate Law (New and One to Watch)
  • 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
  • Stefan Schneider - Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Private Equity Law
  • Maximilian Schott - Mergers and Acquisitions Law (New and One to Watch)
  • Friederike Steininger - Labor and Employment Law
  • Adriane Sturm - Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Christian Trenkel - Real Estate Law
  • Dr. Undine von Diemar - Data Security and Privacy Law; Information Technology Law
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