White & Case was named International Law Firm of the Year 2013 in Slovakia and was the winner in the category of Mergers and Acquisitions at the first Slovak Law Firm of the Year Awards Ceremony, which was held on April 16, 2013 at the Radisson Blu Carlton Hotel in Bratislava.
The event was organized by TREND, the weekly Slovak business magazine, in partnership with epravo.sk, an independent company that monitors legal activity in Slovakia. Nominations and winners were selected by an independent group of external appraisers and epravo.sk experts.
Accepting the award for International Law Firm of the Year, Juraj Fuska, White & Case local partner and co-head of M&A in Bratislava commented, "We are honored to have won this award through our success not only in M&A but also in other rated categories. We are grateful to our clients and the Bratislava office staff for making this award possible."
Commenting on the top ranking for M&A, Juraj Fuska said, "White & Case made its mark in the Slovak Republic in 1997 through M&A. It is one of the pillars of our business here and we are pleased that our commitment to this segment has been recognized in this way."
In addition to these awards, White & Case was ranked as a Highly Recommended Law Firm in seven of the nine other categories:
- Corporate Law
- Development and Real Estate Projects
- Banking & Finance
- Intellectual Property, Telecommunications and Media
- Labor Law
- Public Procurement
- Tax Law