In this chapter we highlight the top 17 product liability defence lawyers in Germany. They have been carefully selected for their experience and expertise advising clients in a range of sectors on contentious and non-contentious product liability, safety and insurance matters.
Most Highly Regarded
Hogan Lovells receives four listings in this chapter.
Ina Brock is a famous name in the German market among commentators, who describe her as “a smart, fabulous product liability lawyer who is great to work with”.
Sebastian Lach is identified by sources as a product liability lawyer with “long experience in this sector” and is described as “a truly great lawyer in the field”.
Sebastian Polly is a go-to name for product liability, safety and compliance issues report sources. He has extensive experience advising clients in the automotive, chemical and consumer goods sectors.
Benjamin Schulte is held in high regard by sources for his skill in defending civil domestic and international product liability cases.
At Noerr, Michael Molitoris receives recognition from respondents for his impressive work on domestic and international litigation and arbitration proceedings pertaining to product liability issues.
Thomas Klindt ranks as one of Germany’s top product liability defence lawyers, commended for his adept handling of cross-border product liability crises.
Peter Klappich with Oppenhoff & Partner Rechtsanwälte Steuerberater enjoys extensive acclaim for his expertise advising domestic and international pharmaceutical companies on their dispute resolution and regulatory proceedings.
Henning Moelle at Taylor Wessing has a “strong clientele and presence in German industry” and is “an excellent product liability practitioner”.
Karin Geissl at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer is well versed in cross-border litigation proceedings pertaining to product liability issues.
Dietmar Knopp is a highly respected practitioner in the product liability field, sought after for his expertise and experience advising clients in the food, chemical and pharmaceutical sectors.
At Anton Maurer International Legal Services, Anton Maurer is well known for his excellence in litigation and arbitration. His practice encompasses a diverse range of intentional and domestic product liability disputes.
Carsten Laschet at Friedrich Graf von Westphalen & Partner is described by sources as “one of the strongest product liability lawyers in the market”. He has a broad practice that encompasses product and professional liability matters.
Christoph Wagner of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek is known among peers as “an internationally connected and active expert in the field” and has over 20 years of experience in proceedings relating to medical products.
Tobias Bomsdorf with CMS Hasche Sigle is a highly respected litigation and arbitration specialist, who advises companies in the engineering, automotive and pharmaceutical sectors on product liability claims.
Klaus-Dieter Schick is appreciated by commentators for his skill and experience in advising automotive suppliers and mechanical engineering companies on product liability issues.
Squire Patton Boggs’ Nicole Boehler is praised by respondents as “an extremely good lawyer who has never made a wrong judgement call” and is “very good at managing larger cases with lots of moving parts”.
Rainer Büsken of BLD Bach Langheid Dallmayr is a well-regarded product liability lawyer among peers in the German market. He is well versed in representing clients in liability, safety and insurance issues, as well as product development matters.