Mayer Brown in Germany Adds Three-Lawyer Team
Summary: The M&A and restructuring capabilities of Mayer Brown just got a boost with a three-lawyer team in the Frankfurt, Germany office.
The Corporate & Securities practice at Mayer Brown is receiving added strength with the addition of Dr. Andre Schwanna in April. With Schwanna also comes partner Dr. Benjamin Buttner and counsel Dr. Alexander Taumer. All will be joining the Frankfurt location from Clifford Chance.
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Leader of Mayer Brown’s global Corporate & Securities practice, Marc Sperber, said, “The arrival of Andre and his team builds on the momentum established when Klaus Riehmer joined Mayer Brown to lead our Corporate & Securities practice in Germany. They will help us execute the strategic objective of increasing the size and scope of our German offices.” Reihmer joined the firm in August.
Mayer Brown’s managing partner in Germany, Guido Zeppenfeld, said of the addition, “With the addition of Andre, Benjamin and Alex, we are continuing our focused growth of our Corporate & Securities practice and M&A capabilities. They enable us to strengthen important competences of the firm nationally and internationally.”
The three-lawyer team is highly regarded in their ability to advise financial institutions and industrial companies throughout Germany as well as abroad on corporate reorganizations and M&A transactions, tax structuring, and restructurings and crisis management.