Michael was also named as a Competition Thought Leader by WWL, alongside Hausfeld London Managing Partner, Anthony Maton. WWL Thought Leaders are those “worthy of special mention owing not only to their vast expertise and experience advising on some of the world’s most significant and cutting-edge legal matters, but also their ability to innovate, inspire, and go above and beyond to deliver for their clients.”
Alongside his award, the firm was named Competition Plaintiff Firm of the Year Award.
The WWL competition awards areresearched in conjunction with Global Competition Review (GCR). GCR has previously described the firm as “one of – if not the – top Plaintiffs' antitrust firm in the U.S." Furthermore, in the GCR 2018 global rankings, it named Hausfeld as the sole ‘Elite’ firm in its EU Claimants Bar category, adding, ““Hausfeld’s dedication and innovation place it on the cutting edge of damages litigation in Europe”.
Nominees for the awards are selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists that have met independent international research criteria are listed.
Commenting on the awards, Michael, says, “I am honored to receive this award and thrilled to see the whole firm being recognised as the leading global competition plaintiff’s firm. We’ve had an exciting year with the opening of new offices in Dusseldorf and Paris in the last 12 months, as well as various case successes across our practice. We look forward to continued growth and remaining at the forefront of competition litigation in key jurisdictions around the world.”