Nine White & Case partners were named "2012 Lawyers of the Year" by legal peer-review publication Best Lawyers.
In the Americas, Arthur A. Scavone was selected as the "New York Project Finance Lawyer of the Year" and Douglas M. Halsey was chosen as the "Miami Environmental Litigation Lawyer of Year." I. Fred Koenigsberg was named the "New York Area Copyright Law Lawyer of the Year."
In Europe, Petri Y. J. Haussila was selected as the "Helsinki Capital Markets Lawyer of the Year," Jörg Kraffel was named "Berlin Corporate Lawyer of the Year," Christoph Schulte-Kaubrügger was named "Berlin Insolvency and Reorganization Lawyer of the Year," Andrei Dontsov was chosen "Moscow Mergers and Acquisitions Lawyer of the Year," and Grigory Chernyshov was chosen "Moscow Antitrust Lawyer of the Year."
In Asia, Ken Hawkes was selected "Singapore Project Finance and Development Lawyer of the Year."
Each year Best Lawyers designates "Lawyers of the Year" in high-profile legal specialties in large legal communities. Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is being honored as the "Lawyer of the Year."
Best Lawyers compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. The lawyers honored as "Lawyers of the Year" received particularly high ratings by earning a high level of respect among their peers for their abilities, professionalism and integrity.