SM&A was recently awarded the Romanian Overall Law Firm of the Year 2012, by the UK business title ACQ Magazine (

This is a new recognition of our firm’s professional abilities and attorney excellence that we provide to our clients. The firm was, again, acknowledged by a new independent source, amongst the illustrious companies in the legal field.

This latest award, together with all other recent independent awards and international recognition, shows that our firm has reached the goal set by its founding partners 6 years ago: to provide legal services above the local standards; this credo received a name at that time, a name which is proudly borne from that moment on: setting the standards of legal professionalism and service quality.

About ACQ’s award granting process: ACQ Magazine’s poll is totally independent. ACQ gave the categories to 34796 of the legal industry peers. The total number of votes received stood at an amazing 4760, representing a 13.6% response rate. Guided by the poll’s results, ACQ’s expert panel have selected those firms and individuals that they think had the greatest impact on the industry in Romania and discipline in 2011 / 2012.  In judging these awards ACQ has studied the nominations made by the voters and recognized that all of those nominated are leaders in their fields, but the exceptional performances of some deserved recognition – as the case of those awarded law firms.

About ACQ Magazine: ACQ is the longest established publication of its kind and has for 10 years reported on the marketplace globally. Over the last seven years, ACQ (Acquisition Finance) magazine has firmly established itself as the leading monthly title for the M&A advisory community, requested by over 55,000 senior executives in the market and providing them with a regular snapshot of industry activity that have taken place around the world.