Austrian lawyers Clara Gordon, Matthias Schimka, and Robert Wagner have been promoted to Partner at Wolf Theiss Vienna, and Croatian lawyers Dora Gazi Kovacevic and Sasa Jovicic made Partner at Wolf Theiss Zagreb.
According to Wolf Theiss, “Gordon advises large Austrian and international corporations as well as medium-sized companies and investment companies on complex domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, joint ventures and corporate structuring” She has a Masters’ and a Ph.D. from the University of Vienna. Prior to joining Wolf Theiss in 2013, she spent almost half a year at the District Court in Vienna.
“Matthias Schimka is a member of the Banking and Finance team in Vienna and specializes in restructuring and financing advice,” reports Wolf Theiss. He too is a graduate of the University of Vienna. Prior to joining Wolf Theiss in 2010, he spent three years as a Research and Teaching Assistant at Wirtschaftsuniversitat Wien.
Wagner is “an expert in EU and Austrian Competition law as well as State Aid law,” according to Wolf Theiss. “His practice includes cartel investigations and leniency applications, abuse of dominance cases, distribution and cooperation agreements, merger control, and private enforcement of competition law.” He is a Magister of the University of Vienna and has an LL.M. from the College of Europe. Prior to joining Wolf Theiss in 2009, he spent two years as an Academic Assistant at the College of Europe.
Dora Gazi Kovacevic "represents companies in cross-border corporate, M&A, and HR restructuring projects and heads the Employment team at Wolf Theiss's Zagreb office,” the firm reports. She has LL.M.s from the University of Zagreb and the Technische Universitat Dresden. Prior to joining Wolf Theiss in 2008, she spent over a year with the Croatian Ministry of Foreign Relations and European Integration and almost three and a half years with Posavec, Rasica, Liszt & Partners.
Sasa Jovicic, who joined Wolf Theiss in 2011, “heads the Projects team at Wolf Theiss's Zagreb office as one of Croatia's most renowned lawyers for infrastructure and energy projects,” according to the firm. “He focuses particularly on clients in the energy and transport sectors and advises on all stages of project development.” He has an LL.B. from the University of Zagreb.
"Especially in times of rapid economic and social development, we are happy to promote our talented young lawyers and share responsibility with them," said Andrea Gritsch, Managing Partner of Wolf Theiss. "With their commitment to our clients, our new partners already make an important contribution to our success and actively help to shape the future of our firm."