Weil, Gotshal & Manges
H-1054 Budapest, Bank Center
Granite Tower, Szabadsag ter 7
Tel: +36 1 301 8900
Fax: +36 1 301 8900
David Dederick is the Managing Partner of Weil’s Budapest office. He has been practicing in Central and Eastern Europe for over two decades. Mr. Dederick specializes in international and cross-border mergers & acquisitions, private equity and real estate transactions, and has particular expertise in the energy, health care and communications sectors. He is consistently recognized and ranked as a leading lawyer in his main practice areas by leading law firm ratings guides, including Chambers, Legal 500 and IFLR 1000, as well as Best Lawyers.
Chambers Global describes Mr. Dederick as “admired for his long-standing presence and reputation in the region: ‘He possesses great legal and market knowledge and is not afraid to tackle big decisions or give advice in difficult situations.'”, while Chambers Europe refers to him as “a celebrated figure for private equity work across the region. Clients describe him as thorough, focused and extremely commercial.” IFLR 1000 identify Mr. Dederick as the Budapest office’s “M&A talisman” whose “experience has given the firm an esteemed track record”. In addition, he was named “Lawyer of the Year” for Private Equity Law by Best Lawyers’ 2014-15 edition.
Private Equity Law Practice:
Weil’s global private equity practice is recognized by the industry as being one of only a very small number of elite, market leaders in this field. Our clients include the majority of the largest and highest profile private equity funds, sovereign wealth funds and pension funds, as well as family offices and other equity financial investors. Weil advises more than 200 private equity clients worldwide, including more than 80% of the world’s top 25 funds, as ranked by PEI 300, 2014. Our advice covers all aspects of the full life cycle of investments.
Weil, Gotshal & Manges:
Founded in 1931, Weil has been a preeminent provider of legal services for more than 80 years. Widely recognized by those covering the legal profession as best in class, Weil’s lawyers regularly advise clients globally on their most complex Litigation, Corporate, Restructuring, and Tax and Benefits matters. With 20 offices worldwide – 9 in the United States and 11 outside the United States – Weil has been a pioneer in establishing a geographic footprint that has allowed the Firm to partner with clients wherever they do business.
With approximately 1,100 lawyers in 20 offices around the world, Weil operates according to the “one firm” principle, allowing us to bring the right mix of firm-wide skill and local-market presence to deliver the coordinated legal advice necessary to help our clients achieve their sophisticated goals and objectives
Weil has also been named one of the “Most Innovative Law Firms” by the Financial Times in both the United Kingdom and the United States. And Weil is regularly included among The American Lawyer’s prestigious A-List of the top 10 U.S. law firms, and ranked 6th on its “10-Year A-List”.