LALIVE 7th worldwide for its number of ranked arbitration lawyers in Who’s Who Legal

22 November 2017

Who’s Who Legal recently ranked nine of LALIVE’s partners among the best arbitration practitioners worldwide, placing the firm 7th among 400 firms with lawyers ranked in this practice area and the only non-global firm in the top 15.

Founding Partner Michael Schneider, described as a “legendary arbitrator, internationally respected as a ‘top name’ in the arbitration arena”, continues to be listed among the Thought Leaders, an exclusive category listing the 12 best practitioners in the field, who received the highest number of nominations from peers, corporate counsel and other market sources.

The firm is also one of the best ranked firms worldwide (top 15) for its seven associates selected among the Future Leaders Non-Partners in Arbitration, a category reserved for non-partners aged 45 or under and considered by the market as the new generation of front-runners in arbitration. Among those were LALIVE Counsel Laura Halonen and Jaime Gallego.

In addition to Who’s Who Legal, in which the firm’s lawyers are recognized for several practice areas, LALIVE remains ranked as one of the world’s leading international arbitration practices by the main directories: Chambers & Partners, Legal 500 and Global Arbitration Review. Its 40 international arbitration specialists (including 28 full-time arbitration associates) who together speak 13 languages, advise and represent clients on a global basis, with currently a portfolio of 160 arbitrations, out of which 20 are investment treaty cases.

For further information on the firm’s Arbitration practice, please see here.

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