Gleiss Lutz appoints four new partners and two counsel
Gleiss Lutz has appointed four new partners and two new counsel as of 1 January 2023. Dr. Anselm Christiansen (M&A, Stuttgart), Dr. Vanessa Rendtorff (M&A/Private Equity, Hamburg), Dr. Lennart Schramm (Corporate/Notary, Berlin) and Dr. Christoph Skoupil (White-Collar Crime/Compliance, Frankfurt) have been appointed partners. Josefine Chakrabarti (Employment, Berlin) and Friedrich Schlott (Restructuring, Stuttgart/Düsseldorf) have been appointed counsel.
“We are very happy to further strengthen our position for the future as one of the market-leading law firms in Germany with these first-rate lawyers," commented Gleiss Lutz co-managing partner Dr. Alexander Schwarz. “These new appointments allow us to successfully continue our strategic focus on advising on complex interdisciplinary issues," added co-managing partner Prof. Michael Arnold. “We congratulate our new partners and counsel and look forward to building on our working relationship with them."
In Transactions, Dr. Anselm Christiansen will strengthen the firm's M&A practice as a partner. He provides outstanding expertise in cross-border projects, especially those related to Asia. Dr. Vanessa Rendtorff will enhance the firm's Hamburg office as an M&A/Private Equity partner. She is an experienced expert in domestic and international private equity transactions and has longstanding experience in corporate/M&A matters. Gleiss Lutz is also expanding its Transactions practice with two new counsel: employment lawyer Josefine Chakrabarti advises on restructurings and transactions as well as in the area of new work/digital economy. Friedrich Schlott has for years worked closely on matters involving restructuring, insolvency-related corporate law and insolvency law.
Dr. Lennart Schramm will be a partner in the firm's Berlin office for the Advisory practice. He has extensive expertise as a notary and lawyer in venture capital, M&A and corporate law. Dr. Christoph Skoupil has also been appointed partner for the Advisory practice. He advises companies on all areas of white-collar crime and specialises in defending companies and advising them in cases involving criminal offences. His practice also focuses on internal investigations and providing criminal law compliance advice.