Firm receives high ratings in 2009's The Legal 500:
The Legal 500 team conducted in-depth research to form a set of rankings and editorial analysis reflecting the market as accurately as possible. The research included interviews with peers (private practice lawyers and in-house counsel) as well as interviews with clients.
Squire Sanders was ranked in the following practice areas:
- Banking and Finance Financial institutions remain some of Squire Sanders' largest and most active clients around the world. The firm's offices in
Budapestand Warsawwere recognized for representing clients in banking and finance matters in Hungaryand Poland. Peter Swiecickiand Eligiusz J. Krzesniakwere characterized as "key lawyers" in Poland.
- Banking, Finance and Capital Markets Squire Sanders serves a wide range of clients in this area. The
Bratislavaand Pragueoffices were recognized for excellence in the Slovak and Czech Republics. Vladimira N. Papirnikin Pragueand Julian Juhaszand Roman Prekopin Bratislavawere noted for their work in the sector.
- Competition The firm has a long history of advising clients on antitrust and competition law. Veteran
Brusselsmanaging partner Brian N. Hartnettcontinues that tradition, earning distinction in The Legal 500 as "extraordinarily talented" and "the primary draw to the team." Squire Sanders clients also praised the Belgiumteam's "ability to acquire sectoral and industry awareness." The Budapestoffice's Artur Tamasiearned mention for his work in an unusual cartel case related to a public tender before the Hungarian Competition Office.
- Corporate A crucial part of the firm's distinguished corporate practice, the
Moscowoffice hosts a "formidably impressive" team with an excellent reputation for private equity work in Russia. Corporate lawyer David M. Wackwas highly recommended, and the directory noted work by office managing partner Ivan A. Trifonov. In Prague, the corporate practice has strong leadership in Vladimira N. Papirnikand Jeffrey A. McGehee, who was described as a "key partner." Peter Z. Telukand Helen Z. Kryshtalowychfrom the Kyivoffice were also mentioned, and the Bratislavaoffice was ranked highly.
- M&A The Legal 500 noted the work performed by
Kevin T. Connorand Judit Nadoron behalf of the Budapestoffice in closing significant transactions for clients.
- Real Estate Squire Sanders continues to win accolades for its expertise in managing real estate matters in
Europe. Akos Eros, Akos Mesterand Artur Tamasiin Budapestwere praised for their strong leadership on several recent development projects. Wojciech J. Wachacki, Malgorzata P. Grzelakand Edyta Kolkowska in the Warsawoffice were cited for their knowledge of all aspects of real estate law, as was Marcin Studzinski, who "possesses developer-side expertise." In Russia, Dmitry A. Kunitsa, who leads the real estate practice in the region, is a "well-known figure in the market."
"Effective and focused" counsel
Squire Sanders was praised for expertise across a range of industries and practice areas. The Legal 500 noted the firm has built a solid reputation based on its experience in advising on relevant European Union regulation in the pharmaceuticals and biotechnology sector. Noteworthy lawyers include
The directory highlighted the
Within projects, energy and natural resources,
Squire Sanders was also recognized for its telecommunications, media and technology practice in the
About Squire Sanders: Founded in 1890, Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P. has lawyers in 32 offices and 15 countries around the world. With one of the strongest integrated global platforms and a longstanding one-firm philosophy, Squire Sanders provides seamless legal counsel worldwide.
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