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Best Lawyers: Strong showing of RITTERSHAUS among Germany's top lawyers

01 Aug 2020

17 RITTERSHAUS lawyers belong to Germany's best lawyers. The list of the US-publication Best Lawyers was exclusively published today, June 26, in the Handelsblatt.

The RITTERSHAUS Corporate/M&A-practice in Frankfurt and Mannheim is particularly well represented with eight lawyers. The activity of this practice group encompasses corporate law including M&A transactions, restructurings as well as corporate succession. In this category the Frankfurt lawyers Dr. Markus Bauer and Dr. Michael Kühn are listed together with Dr. Patrick Certra, Rainer Dietmann, Verena Eisenlohr, Dr. Christina Eschenfelder, Dr. Marc Hauser and Dr. Matthias Uhl from the Mannheim Office.

With Dr. Wolf-Henrik Friedrich, Dr. Anno Haberer, Dr. Martin Schmidhuber and Dr. Daniel Weisert four more lawyers are included in the list of the most prominent lawyers for intellectual property law.

Further listings include from the Frankfurt Office Wendelin Frhr. von Ketelhodt for construction law, Mark Oliver Kühn for IT-law and Pawel Blusz for tax law as well as from the Mannheim Office Dr. Andreas Notz for litigation and Eler von Bockelmann from the Munich Office for employment law. The latter has already been listed in Best Lawyers since 2017.

"We are very happy about this award. To be included with so many colleagues in the circle of the most renowned lawyers in Germany one year after the 50th anniversary of our law firm makes us proud", states Prof. Dr. Christof Hettich, partner and member of the management board. "We have always concentrated on innovative legal services to medium size and family owned companies. To be recognized as one of the leading German law firms with our teams in Frankfurt, Mannheim and Munich is a fantastic feedback as well as a sign of the growing appreciation of our activity in the legal market."

The Best Lawyers ratings are determined in an elaborate peer-to-peer review process by the most renowned German legal advisors. In this process, leading lawyers are asked, which colleagues they can recommend – recommendation from the own law firm are excluded. The result is a comprehensive overview of the "Law Firms of the Year 2020 and the "Best Lawyers of the Year 2020", which is published exclusively in the Handelsblatt as well as on the Best Lawyers' website.