2020

Best Lawyers 2021

  • Lisa Beisteiner
    Arbitration and Mediation 2021
  • Hans Georg Laimer
    Labour and Employment Law 2021
  • Gerold Zeiler
    Arbitration and Mediation, Labour and Employment Law, and Litigation 2021
  • Gerold Zeiler
    Lawyer of the year for Litigation 2021

Benchmark Litigation 2020

  • Markus Schifferl
    Dispute Resolution Star (Commercial and Transactions, Commercial Arbitration, Construction, International Arbitration)
  • Lisa Beisteiner
    Dispute Resolution Star (Commercial Arbitration, Energy and Natural Resources, International Arbitration)
  • Gerold Zeiler
    Dispute Resolution Star (Commercial Arbitration, International Arbitration )

Best Lawyers 2020

  • Andreas Tinhofer
    Austria 2020

Chambers & Partners USA 2020

  • Zeiler Floyd Zadkovich
    Ranked firm (Band 3 - US Nationwide Shipping/Maritime)
    “A boutique firm with specialist expertise in maritime and admiralty law… Stands out in the market for its combined focus on English and US maritime logistics and trading cases.” Notable practitioner – Ed Floyd and Luke Zadkovich
  • Edward Floyd
    Ranked Individual (Band 4 - US Nationwide Shipping/Maritime)
    “Ed Floyd has noteworthy experience advising clients on maritime and trading law. His broad practice covers cargo damage and loss, charter party disputes and sanctions advice.”
  • Luke Zadkovich
    Ranked Individual (Band 4 - US Nationwide Shipping/Maritime)
    “Luke Zadkovich is frequently engaged in complex cargo disputes as part of his broader shipping and maritime practice. He also provides strong guidance to clients on English maritime law.”

Chambers Europe 2020

  • Andreas Tinhofer
    Employment: Austria 2020 (Band 1)
    “Sources continue to single out Andreas Tinhofer as a "very well-connected" figure and "an important person in the market," going on to praise his "brilliant brain and huge expertise." An experienced litigator, he also advises on non-contentious employment law mandates, including restructurings and company pensions issues.”
  • Hans Georg Laimer
    Employment: Austria 2020 - Band 4
    “He has excellent communication skills and always offers the best advice and service, due to his in-depth knowledge and years of experience," notes an appreciative source.”

Chambers Global & Chambers Europe 2020

  • Markus Schifferl
    Recognised Practitioner 2020
  • Alfred Siwy
    Dispute Resolution: Arbitration 2020 - Band 4
    "The 'impressive' Alfred Siwy is focused on cross-border investment arbitration, as well as handling competition-related claims. He acts for both multinational companies and government bodies."
  • Lisa Beisteiner
    Dispute Resolution: Arbitration 2020 - Band 3
    "Lisa Beisteiner represents clients from the energy, retail and telecommunications sectors on corporate and commercial arbitration."
  • Zeiler Floyd Zadkovich
    Dispute Resolution in Austria 2020 - Band 2
    "What the team is known for: Dynamic disputes boutique predominantly active in the arbitration sphere, acting on significant cross-border matters, most notably in the CEE region. Noted for its involvement in investment arbitrations relating to energy, with further strength in insurance and construction-related disputes. Clients stem from a range of industries including retail, engineering and manufacturing."
  • Gerold Zeiler
    Dispute Resolution: Arbitration 2020 - Band 1; Dispute resolution: Most in demand arbitrator - Band 1
    "Gerold Zeiler is'very impressive and very good with clients,' according to one source. He is active on energy-related disputes involving investments and competition issues, with additional strength in insurance mandates."

GAR 100 – Global Arbitration Review 2020

  • Zeiler Floyd Zadkovich
    Selected as a GAR 100 Firm

Handelsblatt 2020

  • Hans Georg Laimer
    Arbeitsrecht 2020
  • Andreas Tinhofer
    Austria 2020

JUVE 2020

  • Andreas Tinhofer
    Employment Law 2020
    “outstanding reputation”, “excellent”, “very creative, very reliable”
  • Zeiler Floyd Zadkovich
    Tier 3 Firm in Transport: Shipping - Litigation and regulation
    “[T]he team is noted for its ability to advise on US and UK law, working in conjunction with its counterpart in the firm’s London office.  The firm is led by name partners Luke Zadkovich and Edward Floyd: Zadkovich has previous experience working at a major P&I Club…”
  • Zeiler Floyd Zadkovich
    Tier 3 Firm in Transport: Shipping - Litigation and regulation
    “From its base in New York, the team has expanded quickly over the past couple of years, having opened an office in Chicago with the hire of Timothy McGovern from Swanson, Martin & Bell; and then establishing an office in Houston in 2020. In addition to its expansion across the US, the team is noted for its ability to advise on US and UK law [...]"

Leaders League 2020

  • Zeiler Floyd Zadkovich
    Leading firm 2020 - Dispute resolution - International Arbitration
  • Alfred Siwy
    Next generation partner 2020
  • Lisa Beisteiner
    Next generation partner 2020
  • Hans Georg Laimer
    Recommended lawyer 2020
  • Gerold Zeiler
    Recommended lawyer 2020, Leading individual 2020
  • Zeiler Floyd Zadkovich
    Employment – Leading firm 2020
  • Zeiler Floyd Zadkovich
    Dispute Resolution - Arbitration and Mediation – Top tier firm 2020, Leading firm 2020

TREND Anwaltsranking 2020

  • Hans Georg Laimer
    Top 10 Austrian Employment Law Experts 2020
  • Gerold Zeiler
    Top 1 der Prozess- und Schiedsrechtsexperten 2020
  • Alexander Zojer
    Austria: Arbitration 2020
  • Gerold Zeiler
    Austria: Arbitration 2020
  • Gerold Zeiler
    Austria: Thought Leader in Arbitration 2020
    “Gerold Zeiler is a key name in the market who is lauded by sources as 'one of the top counsel and arbitrators of his generation'.”
  • Alfred Siwy
    Austria: Thought Leader in Arbitration 2020
    "Alfred Siwy "is identified as a "superb counsel" who is "easy to work with" and has "a sharp mind". His expertise lies in commercial and corporate disputes in the competition and consumer protection fields."
  • Christoph Schreuer
    Austria: Arbitration 2020
  • Christoph Schreuer
    Austria: Thought Leader in Arbitration 2020
    "Christoph Schreuer receives extensive praise from peers as 'probably the world's leading expert on investment arbitration' and 'in his own league in investment cases'."
  • Markus Schifferl
    Austria: Arbitration 2020
  • Lisa Beisteiner
    Austria: Arbitration 2020
  • Andreas Tinhofer
    Austria: Labour, Employment and Benefits 2020
  • Hans Georg Laimer
    Austria: Labour, Employment and Benefits 2020
  • Hans Georg Laimer
    Austria: Thought Leader in Labour & Employment 2020
    “Hans Georg Laimer is revered for his “in-depth knowledge of labour law” and his “client-oriented and highly professional approach in and out of court”.”

Super Lawyers

  • Edward Floyd
    New York Super Lawyer 2016 - 2020

TREND Anwaltsranking 2019

  • Hans Georg Laimer
    Top 10 Austrian Employment Law Experts 2019

TREND Anwaltsranking 2018

  • Hans Georg Laimer
    Top 10 Austrian Employment Law Experts 2018
2019

Chambers Europe 2019

  • Hans Georg Laimer
    "Hans Georg Laimer counts a number of prominent companies among his client base and acts in both contentious and non-contentious employment issues, ranging from pensions to disputed terminations. "He is reliable, solution-oriented and helpful,"" reports a satisfied client.”
  • Andreas Tinhofer
    “Andreas Tinhofer maintains an outstanding market reputation for his broad employment practice, which also covers social law mandates. One interviewee notes his ability to conduct negotiations in a diplomatic manner: "He has a phenomenal ability to bring calm into very tough negotiations.“"

Chambers Global 2019

  • Markus Schifferl
    Recognised Practitioner 2019
  • Alfred Siwy
    Up and Coming 2019
    "Entering the rankings this year, Alfred Siwy attains a significant level of market recognition for his investment arbitration practice."
  • Lisa Beisteiner
    Leading Individual 2019 (Band 3, Dispute resolution)
    "Lisa Beisteiner is best known for her work on energy disputes and she frequently appears in front of several major arbitration courts. Clients say: "She is very strong, she digs into the topic and very passionately makes it her own.""
  • Zeiler Floyd Zadkovich
    Leading Firm 2019 (Austria, Band 2)
  • Gerold Zeiler
    Leading Individual 2019 (Band 1)
    "Gerold Zeiler remains a top-flight practitioner in the arbitration sphere handling investment and commercial cases, most notably in the energy sector." "He is especially intelligent, I would describe him as one of the grands-seigneurs of the arbitration scene in Austria."
  • Gerold Zeiler
    Most in demand arbitrator 2019 (Band1)

Handelsblatt 2019

  • Hans Georg Laimer
    Arbeitsrecht 2019
  • Gerold Zeiler
    Schiedsverfahren, Streitbeilegung, Mediation, Konfliktlösung 2019

JUVE 2019

  • Zeiler Floyd Zadkovich
    Arbeitsrecht - Renommierte Kanzlei 2018/2019
  • Zeiler Floyd Zadkovich
    Konfliktlösung - Schiedsverfahren und Mediation (Österreich, tier 1, 2019)

Leaders League 2019

  • Zeiler Floyd Zadkovich
    Excellent in the category "Litigation & arbitration - International arbitration"
  • Luke Zadkovich
    “Luke Zadkovich is very bright, thoughtful and hardworking.”
  • Zeiler Floyd Zadkovich
    Tier 5 Firm
    “[The firm] houses thoughtful and creative practitioners, with strong commercial sense.”
  • Zeiler Floyd Zadkovich
    Tier 5 Firm
    “For shipping, the team... is 'knowledgeable, personable and hardworking, with a genuine dedication to its clients, and a commercially astute understanding of their needs'.”
  • Zeiler Floyd Zadkovich
    Tier 5 Firm
    “The team draws from one another’s strengths and expertise, placing the firm in a unique position to untangle complex issues in a collaborative environment”, and "clients get a particularly attentive and effective service".

LMG Expert Guides 2019

  • Gerold Zeiler
    Recommended Expert: Commercial Arbitration 2019 – Best of the Best
  • Markus Schifferl
    Recommended Expert: Commercial Arbitration 2019
  • Lisa Beisteiner
    Recommended Expert: Commercial Arbitration 2019
  • Alfred Siwy
    Recommended Expert: Commercial Arbitration 2019

TREND Anwaltsranking 2019

  • Andreas Tinhofer
    Top 10 ranking in the category “Employment Law”
  • Gerold Zeiler
    Austria: Litigation 2019
  • Markus Schifferl
    "Markus Schifferl is a 'hard-working and persuasive counsel', praised for his 'very diligent and sophisticated approach' to joint venture and post-M&A disputes."
  • Hans Georg Laimer
    "Hans Georg Laimer is 'one of the most respected and responsive lawyers in the field' and a 'highly professional and competent individual' whose 'advice can be fully counted on'."
  • Gerold Zeiler
    "Gerold Zeiler is described by sources familiar with his work as "really, really impressive", with one source stating that they have "hardly ever seen a practitioner who identifies the critical issues of a case so quickly"."
  • Christoph Schreuer
    "Christoph Schreuer is "in his own league" according to respondents to our research and is lauded as "the last word in ICSID arbitration"."
  • Lisa Beisteiner
    "One of the leading names in the market", Lisa Beisteiner is highlighted for her ability to "pick out the strategies needed to succeed in a case".
  • Alfred Siwy
    "Alfred Siwy is a "highly experienced" counsel, praised for his "straightforward, pragmatic approach" to matters in the energy and healthcare sectors."
2018

Chambers Global 2018

  • Lisa Beisteiner
    Leading Individual 2018 (Band 3, Dispute resolution)
    "Lisa Beisteiner advances in the rankings this year as a result of highly positive market feedback and taking a key role in the firm's instructions. "I think she is one of the rising superstars in arbitration in Austria," a client says, and praises her as "highly analytical: getting very deep into the facts and circumstances." Another client notes her impressive working speed."
  • Gerold Zeiler
    Most in demand arbitrator 2018 (Band1)
  • Gerold Zeiler
    Leading Individual 2018 (Band 1)
    "Gerold Zeiler is recognised as one of the most prominent names in the field of arbitration, where he excels as both counsel and arbitrator. In addition to his outstanding expertise, a client also notes his ""great business acumen,"" adding that he is ""sharp and comes straight to the point in a few minutes.""
  • Zeiler Floyd Zadkovich
    Dispute Resolution – Leading firm 2018 (Austria, Band 2)

Client Choice Award 2018

  • Gerold Zeiler
    Client Choice Award 2018 für Arbitration und ADR in Österreich

JUVE 2018

  • Andreas Tinhofer
    Recommended - “Employment Law” for Austria
  • Alfred Siwy
    "the recommended Alfred Siwy"
  • Lisa Beisteiner
    "the ”very smart” Lisa Beisteiner, who is also ”pleasant to work with”"
  • Gerold Zeiler
    "fantastic court room performer"
  • Alfred Siwy
    "The “excellent“ Alfred Siwy receives plaudits for his “sharp intellect“ and extensive experience acting as counsel in international commercial and investment arbitration."
  • Markus Schifferl
    "Markus Schifferl is a favourite among clients who admire the way he is able to “grasp the issues at hand in record time“."
  • Lisa Beisteiner
    "Lisa Beisteiner is a “highly skilled“ practitioner who impresses market commentators with her “immense dedication and experience“."
  • Hans Georg Laimer
    "The "fantastic" Hans Georg Laimer is a labour and employment law specialist with a leading expertise in industrial relations matters."
  • Gerold Zeiler
    "Gerold Zeiler is ”a professional and efficient arbitrator” who receives acclaim for his ”extensive experience”."
  • Christoph Schreuer
    "Christoph Schreuer is widely recognised as “the leading authority on investment arbitration”."Christoph Schreuer comes highly recommended for his "immense experience"of investment cases."
2017

Chambers Europe 2017

  • Gerold Zeiler
    Leading Individual 2017 (Band 1, Dispute resolution)
  • Hans Georg Laimer
    Leading Individual 2017 (Band 4, Employment)
    "Hans Georg Laimer has a lot of integrity, he is very exact, he doesn't mess around and he is very solution-oriented."
  • Lisa Beisteiner
    Leading Individual 2017 (Band 4, Dispute resolution)
    "Lisa Beisteiner represents energy clients as well as international corporates in VIAC and ICC proceedings. Sources describe her as a “very dedicated, very friendly and extremely sharp” practitioner."
  • Zeiler Floyd Zadkovich
    Employment – Leading firm 2017 (Austria, Band 4)
  • Zeiler Floyd Zadkovich
    Dispute Resolution – Leading firm 2017 (Austria, Band 2)
  • Gerold Zeiler
    "Founding partner Gerold Zeiler is an unrivalled arbitration expert, acting as both arbitrator and counsel on high-stakes international cases. Clients extol him as “one of the grands seigneurs of the Austrian arbitration community. He is very experienced, very smart but very friendly, with very good business acumen.” He is instructed by a strong banking and energy names as well as government entities.""

Chambers Global 2017

  • Gerold Zeiler
    Most in demand arbitrator (Band1)
  • Gerold Zeiler
    Leading Individual 2017 (Band 1)
  • Lisa Beisteiner
    Leading Individual 2017 (Band 4, Dispute resolution)
  • Markus Schifferl
    "Markus Schifferl is a “bright guy – quick and efficient“"
  • Lisa Beisteiner
    "Lisa Beisteiner is “very bright, outstanding both academically and as counsel“"
  • Alfred Siwy
    Who's Who Legal 2017
    "Alfred Siwy is described as a “star performer” by our sources, the quality of Alfred Siwy’s work and firm is widely recognised."
2016

Chambers Global 2016

  • Hans Georg Laimer
    "Clients praise Hans Georg Laimer of zeiler.partners Rechtsanwälte GmbH as "very structured, with a good understanding of our views and needs.""
  • Lisa Beisteiner
    "Focusing on both domestic and international arbitration and particularly active in the energy sector, Lisa Beisteiner is described as a lawyer who is "dedicated and bright with great business acumen."" Chambers Global 2016

GAR 9th edition

  • Alfred Siwy
    "Alfred Siwy impressed us with his hands-on approach and extensive knowledge of public international law."
2015

Chambers Global 2015

  • Gerold Zeiler
    "Gerold Zeiler of zeiler.partners Rechtsanwälte GmbH is widely regarded as a leading arbitrator in the market."
  • Lisa Beisteiner
    "Lisa Beisteiner of zeiler.partners Rechtsanwälte GmbH is a visible figure in arbitration proceedings involving the energy industry."
2014

Chambers Europe 2014

  • Gerold Zeiler
    "He is excellent at what he does. His know-how is not only local, but international, which sets him apart. He doesn't get emotional, which makes him excellent for meetings that take unexpected turns. He is also flexible and extremely efficient." "Highly rated Austrian arbitration lawyer Gerold Zeiler recently acted on several significant BIT and other investment-related cases on behalf of major European clients. He is noted for his focus on energy-related disputes."
  • Lisa Beisteiner
    "Lisa Beisteiner is developing a busy arbitration practice, with peers and clients continuing to praise her activity in this area."
  • Hans Georg Laimer
    "Clients praise Hans Georg Laimer's employment and data protection law capabilities. Market commentators describe him as "an excellent legal adviser.""

JUVE 2014

  • Markus Schifferl
    Markus Schifferl is a favourite among clients who admire the way he is able to “grasp the issues at hand in record time“.
  • Hans Georg Laimer
    "Hans Laimer is diligent, knowledgeable and practical."