In this chapter, we highlight 10 practitioners for their top-notch work providing expert testimony in domestic and cross-border arbitration proceedings.
Most Highly Regarded:
From AlixPartners, Kai Schumacher is regarded as “one of the best expert witnesses in Germany” and stands out for his “strong analytical mind and immaculate presentation skills”.
At Alvarez & Marsal, Alexander Demuth is among the most highly esteemed expert witnesses in the German market and is singled out for his first-rate valuation services and damages assessments.
Humboldt-University of Berlin’s Gerhard Wagner is touted as an “extremely skilled arbitration expert” with an encyclopaedic understanding of contract and tort law.
Thomas Hofbauer of FTI Consulting has amassed two decades of experience in domestic and international arbitration proceedings and is lauded for his “in-depth analyses and straight-to-the-point approach”.
Ekaterina Lohwasser is renowned for her “strong presence in the CIS market” as a go-to for cross-border post-M&A disputes, high-value contract issues and investment treaty claims.
Heiko Ziehms impresses with his “patience, clarity and flexibility” according to sources who note his “very through approach” to damages assessments.
University of Heidelberg’s Thomas Pfeiffer is a “vastly experienced expert witness” who clients rely on in an array of domestic and international arbitration proceedings.
Martin Jonas of Warth & Klein Grant Thornton is hailed as a pre-eminent expert witness who excels in accounting and tax disputes.
At PricewaterhouseCoopers, Michael Hammes is highlighted for his expertise in commercial arbitrations pertaining to shareholder disputes and insurance claims.
With more than 30 years of experience, Alexander Voegele of NERA Economic Consulting is celebrated for his profound knowledge of transfer pricing issues. He operates across an array of industries and sectors including pharmaceutical, TMT, oil and gas, automotive and insurance.
Anke Nestler at Valnes is an “outstanding valuation expert” with a splendid reputation for her work in domestic and international arbitration proceedings.