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Hengeler Mueller announces three new partners and ten new counsel

Hengeler Mueller is delighted to announce that Clemens Höhn (M&A, Berlin), Jörg Meinzenbach (Energy Law, Dusseldorf) and Michael Schramm (Public Law, Dusseldorf) have been promoted to partners with effect from 1 January 2024. At the same time, Tobias Begemann (M&A, Berlin), Christian Dankerl (Antitrust, Brussels), Malte Frank (Antitrust/EU Law/Dispute Resolution, Berlin), Daniel M. Gajek (Compliance, Frankfurt), Felix Klüter (Dispute Resolution, Frankfurt), Moriz Mertz (Dispute Resolution, Munich), Thomas Ruthemeyer (Public Law, Berlin), Maximilian Silm (Dispute Resolution, Berlin), Philipp Scheibenpflug (Dispute Resolution, Frankfurt) and Marc Zuber (Corporate, Dusseldorf) will become counsel at Hengeler Mueller.

Thomas Müller and Bernd Wirbel, Co-Managing Partners of Hengeler Mueller, said:

"We congratulate all new partners and counsel and are delighted to continue working with these 13 outstanding lawyers in the future. The appointments are further proof of the exceptional young talent we foster in all our practice areas that are key both to us and to our clients. At the same time, this year we are once again strengthening the firm's growth areas. We are convinced that our new partners and counsel will make an important contribution to Hengeler Mueller's future success."

Clemens Höhn advises companies and investors on M&A transactions. In particular, he advises on transactions with innovative and fast-growing technology companies, including venture capital and growth financings.

Jörg Meinzenbach advises German and international clients on all areas of energy law. His practice focuses on representation of clients in proceedings before regulatory authorities and courts, M&A transactions and other complex regulatory matters. In addition, he advises companies on German and European competition law, particularly in regulated sectors.

Michael Schramm has a broad practice in the area of public law and regulated industries. He advises investors and companies in all public-law and other regulatory matters, including EU and constitutional law. He has a particular focus on chemicals and other areas of environmental law, data privacy and IT law as well as health-care regulation and export control law/sanctions. Michael has broad experience in both ongoing advice as well as M&A transactions and restructuring projects.

Tobias Begemann acts for corporates, private equity and other financial investors on M&A transactions. His practice has a particular focus on carve-out transactions and co-investments. In addition, he advises on general corporate matters and reorganisations.

Christian Dankerl advises clients on antitrust and merger control cases. He focuses on M&A-related merger and foreign subsidies control matters. He represents clients before the European Commission, the German Federal Cartel Office and the European and German courts, as well as in alternative dispute resolution.

Malte Frank advises on all areas of competition law, with a focus on dominance and merger cases, and EU law. He also works on litigation cases across different fields of law, in particular on cross-border litigation.

Daniel M. Gajek advises companies comprehensively on internal investigations and investigations conducted by German and foreign criminal prosecution and regulatory authorities into potential compliance violations. He also advises on corporate law with a focus on corporate governance, enhancement of group-wide compliance programs and directors' liabilities issues.

Felix Klüter represents companies in complex disputes in German courts, as well as arbitration and alternative dispute resolution proceedings. He specialises in the defense of product liability and warranty cases. Moreover, he advises on the forensic review of securities transactions around dividend record date ("cum/ex" and "cum/cum").

Moriz Mertz' practice covers a broad spectrum of commercial litigation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution. He focuses on contract, capital markets and corporate law disputes as well as liability claims.

Thomas Ruthemeyer has a broad public law practice and advises companies, investors and entities of the public sector in all public law and regulatory matters. He has a particular focus on data law, telecommunication law, media law, environmental law and energy law, and represents our clients in proceedings and legal disputes with a public law focus before authorities, administrative courts and civil courts.

Maximilian Silm specialises in advising on extensive and complex mass claims. He has broad experience in contract law disputes and various follow-on cartel damage litigation. He represents clients before state courts, in arbitration proceedings and in alternative dispute resolution.

Philipp Scheibenpflug’s practice covers a broad spectrum of commercial litigation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution. He focuses on commercial, capital markets and corporate law disputes including ESG litigation. Philipp Scheibenpflug has acquired particular experience in post-M&A disputes.

Marc Zuber advises on a broad range of corporate matters, on corporate reorganisations and M&A transactions. His practice also includes capital markets work as well as financing structures in connection with M&A transactions and public takeovers.

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