David Dederick is the Managing Partner of Weil's Budapest office. He has been practicing in Central and Eastern Europe for nearly two decades. Mr. Dederick specializes in international and cross-border mergers & acquisitions, private equity and real estate transactions, and has particular expertise in the energy, health care and communications sectors. He is consistently recognized and ranked as a leading lawyer in his main practice areas by leading law firm ratings guides, including Chambers, European Legal 500 and IFLR 1000.
Chambers Global describes Mr. Dederick as "admired for his long-standing presence and reputation in the region: 'He possesses great legal and market knowledge and is not afraid to tackle big decisions or give advice in difficult situations.'", while Chambers Europe refers to him as "a celebrated figure for private equity work across the region. Clients describe him as thorough, focused and extremely commercial." IFLR 1000 identify Mr. Dederick as the Budapest office's "M&A talisman" whose "experience has given the firm an esteemed track record".
Mr. Dederick has served as a guest lecturer at Eötvös Loránd University Law School in Budapest and at the Central European University Legal Studies Program.
Washington, D.C. Bar
Registered as a Foreign Legal Advisor with the Budapest Bar