Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has announced that Vienna-based Principal Associate Karin Buzanich-Sommeregger will be promoted to Partner on May 1, 2017.
Buzanich-Sommeregger joins 17 other Freshfields lawyers from six of the firm’s practice groups and from ten of its offices in the global promotion round. She is the only new Freshfields Partner in CEE.
Commenting on the promotions, Freshfields’ Senior Partner Edward Braham said, “We are delighted to welcome these exceptional individuals into the partnership. Their legal expertise and commercial know-how will help us continue to grow our market-leading offering for our clients around the world.”
Buzanich-Sommeregger, who joined Freshfields in 2006, works in the firm's Employment, Pensions and Benefits group. She obtained both her Master's degree (in 2003) and Ph.D. (in 2008) from the University of Vienna.