Milan and Rome (2 July 2012) -- McDermott Will & Emery Studio Legale Associato is delighted to announce that Carsten Steinhauer has been named Best Energy Lawyer in the Premio Internazionale Le Fonti Awards 2012. Mr Steinhauer was honoured during the award ceremony, which took place on 28 June in Milan and was attended by over 500 of Italy’s business leaders, senior managers and entrepreneurs from a wide range of Italian and international sectors including law firms and professional services firms.
The Awards were given across three main categories: law, finance and business. They are the culmination of a survey that was sent to over 40,000 senior business leaders and professionals, the responses to which were subsequently analysed by the editors of Family Office and International Alternative Investment Review, as well as representatives from the Institute of Science and Culture; the Centre for Financial, Legal and Social Studies; and Assofondazioni.
Massimo Trentino, Italian Office Head of McDermott, commented: “It is particularly fitting that Carsten receives this honor in recognition of his brilliant accomplishments as a lawyer and his dedication to upholding the highest standards of quality. His deep knowledge of the Italian energy sector and his ability to advise on cross-border transactions represents a real added value for our clients.”
Carsten Steinhauer is a partner in McDermott Will & Emery Studio Legale Associato, based in the Firm’s Rome office. Carsten focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions and project finance transactions, and has particular experience in assisting developers, manufacturers, construction companies, investors and financial institutions with their transactions in the Italian renewable energy market. Carsten is listed as a leading corporate and M&A lawyer in Chambers Europe 2012 and is listed in Chambers Global 2012 as a “regional expert” and also as an “expert based abroad” with “considerable expertise in the energy sector”. European Legal 500 states that “the 'extremely experienced' Carsten Steinhauer is noted for renewable energy sector work”. In 2011, he was nominated for Energy Lawyer of the Year 2011” by TopLegal.
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