Cleary Gottlieb Competition Lawyers Recognized in Who’s Who Legal 2020

August 28, 2020

Thirty-four Cleary Gottlieb lawyers from the firm’s European and U.S. offices have been recognized in Who’s Who Legal: Competition 2020.

In addition to the overall recognition, Cleary partners Patrick Bock, Frédéric de Bure, Daniel Culley, Kenneth Reinker, and Séverine Schrameck; counsel Richard Pepper and Paul Stuart; and senior attorneys Matthew Bachrack and Michael Mayr were named Future Leaders.

Peers and clients provided commentary and feedback about several of the recognized lawyers:

  • “Patrick Bock is held in high esteem as a ‘specialist in competition issues pertaining to high-tech’ and is noted for ‘steering complex multi-jurisdictional filings flawlessly.’”
  • “Leah Brannon is identified as a name to watch in the north American competition space. She has a diverse practice that includes monopoly litigation, merger clearance and investigations conducted by the FTC, the DOJ and the European Commission.”
  • “Jeremy Calsyn is a star of the US competition market and is accordingly selected as a Global Elite Thought Leader. He represents clients in high-profile merger matters, cartel investigations and litigation in federal and state courts.”
  • “George S. Cary is ‘a senior statesman of the bar’ and ‘one of the best litigators in the country.’ Clients come to him for counsel on international mergers and monopoly litigation.’”
  • “Christopher Cook is considered ‘an excellent merger control specialist.’ He has over 20 years of experience with international matters spanning abuse of dominance and cartel issues.”
  • “Frédéric de Bure has amassed considerable experience in merger control cases, with extensive experience before the European and French authorities.”
  • “Maurits Dolmans is ‘a statesman of the market and an absolutely great leader.’ Sources recognise him as ‘one of the key lawyers in the Google competition proceedings.’”
  • “Marco D’Ostuni enjoys a ‘splendid reputation’ for his impressive practice, which focuses on competition law and regulation in the energy, telecommunications and media sectors.”
  • “David Gelfand provides ‘strong analysis and a practical approach’ in cases and is ‘a true gentleman at the antitrust bar.’ He has over 25 years of experience in merger review matters and contentious antitrust issues.’”
  • “Francisco Enrique González-Díaz brings considerable experience and insight to his competition practice, which focuses on EU and Spanish mergers, abuse of dominance and state aid issues.”
  • “Thomas Graf is a top competition practitioner who impresses with his ‘excellent strategic inputs from a multi-jurisdictional perspective, great work in complex Article 102 cases, and grasp of technology issues.’”
  • “Mark Leddy is a stalwart of the domestic market, and has over 30 years of experience in competition law. He brings 14 years of experience at the DOJ to his practice, which spans merger issues and federal competition investigations.”
  • “Nicholas Levy is ‘a top-notch strategic thinker’ and ‘pre-eminent lawyer in the market for EU merger control matters.’”
  • “Richard Pepper garners plaudit for his ‘practical approach’ and is ‘excellent at managing across different jurisdictional requirements.’”
  • “Giulio Cesare Rizza is highlighted for his dynamic competition practice, which regularly sees him appearing before EU and Italian courts, as well as the European Commission and the Italian Antitrust Authority.”
  • “Séverine Schrameck comes ‘highly recommended’ by peers who deem her a ‘superstar in the making,’ and add that she is ‘superb at handling European and French competition law cases.’”
  • “The ‘outstanding’ Mario Siragusa ‘is the most a prominent name in the field,’ and is highly lauded for his ‘extensive and incomparable experience in competition law.’”
  • “Robbert Snelders is ‘a very well-known figure in the market’ who is ‘extremely competent, collegial and intelligent.’ He is experienced with international merger control, cartel and abuse of dominance investigations.”
  • “Romano Subiotto QC secures recommendations for his ‘in-depth competition experience’ and ‘very smart practice,’ with peers deeming him ‘excellent to work with.’”
  • “Antoine Winckler is ‘a brilliant antitrust lawyer’ with ‘enormous experience and lots of diplomatic skills,’ making him ‘great to work with on competition matters.’”

Lawyers featured in Who’s Who Legal: Competition are recognized for their exceptional work on a range of related matters including merger control, abuse of dominance cases, cartel investigations, state aid matters, and high-stakes antitrust litigation.