March 1, 2013

Mitchell Auslander recognized in the area of Litigation (United States: New York), Xavier Dieux recognized for General Corporate (Belgium) and Eduardo Fernandez recognized in the M&A (France) category.

On February 27, at an awards ceremony in London, Lexology and the International Law Office (ILO) announced the winners of the 2013 Client Choice Awards. Willkie partners Mitchell Auslander, Xavier Dieux and Eduardo Fernandez were honored in the categories of Litigation (United States: New York), General Corporate (Belgium) and M&A (France), respectively.

The Client Choice awards recognize "partners around the world that stand apart for the excellent client service they provide. The criteria for the awards focus on the ability to add real value to clients’ business above and beyond other players in the market." This year individual winners were chosen across 70 jurisdictions worldwide. Winners are selected based upon independent research conducted by Lexology and ILO. Clients were asked to rate candidates on a range of client service criteria, including overall quality of legal advice, commercial awareness, effective communication and sharing of expertise.

With over 185,000 subscribers, Lexology provides daily newsfeeds of law firm client alerts, articles and blogs for senior business lawyers worldwide. ILO, a multifaceted online resource, provides a nexus where global corporate counsel engage with the world’s pre-eminent law firms, and each other.