Michael specialises in national and cross-border M&A transactions and advises, in particular, strategic investors and financial investors from Germany and abroad.
Michael also focuses on advising clients on corporate law, covering a broad range of areas, including management buy-outs, management participations, official takeovers, venture capital, joint ventures, reorganisations, and restructurings. Moreover, Michael is also a lecturer at the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
|Since 2019||Salary Partner, Taylor Wessing Germany|
|2015 – 2019||Associate, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP in the practice group Corporate, M&A and Private Equity, Frankfurt am Main|
|2008 – 2015||Associate, Clifford Chance in the practice group Corporate, M&A and Private Equity, Frankfurt am Main|
|2005||Admitted to the profession as lawyer|
|2004 – 2008||Research fellow, Institute for Private International Law and Comparative Law of Rheinische Friedrich–Wilhelms–University Bonn, Chair Prof. Dr. Wulf–Henning Roth, LL.M., Harvard|
|2009||Ph.D., thesis: 'Business names of oversea companies - formation, declaration and protection of business names of oversea companies in Germany with special consideration of the specifications of the European Community Law', Rheinische Friedrich–Wilhelms–University Bonn|
|2004||Second state exam, Higher Regional Court of Nuremberg|
|2002||First state exam, University of Bayreuth|
Annotation of sections 8 - 14, 15a - 24, 29 - 37a of the German Commercial Code in: Thomas Heidel/Alexander Schall (ed.), German Commercial Code – Commentary, Nomos, 2nd edition 2015
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作者 Dr. Daniel Tietjen 以及 Dr. David Klein, LL.M. (Univ. of Washington), CIPP/E