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Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Jan Markus Plathner is identified by sources as a leading name in the German market, with strong experience with insolvency administration and reorganisation briefs.

Biography

Insolvency administrator Dr. Jan Markus Plathner has specialised in large-scale proceedings with a focus on going concern and in- and out-of-court restructuring. In his 20 years of professional experience as a lawyer, he has accumulated extensive expertise, particularly in the German production and mechanical engineering sectors. Owing to his many years of shop floor experience, Jan Markus has become a recognised interim manager in the automotive sector. The list of his largest restructuring cases includes companies such as Neumayer Tekfor Group (almost 4,000 employees), Küpper Group and numerous other automotive companies, as well as Rovema GmbH, Walter Group (approx. 8,000 employees), TCG Herrmann Präzisionsdruckguss (300 jobs) and Rena GmbH (approx. 500 employees).

Since 2002, Dr. Jan Markus Plathner has been an equity partner in the Germany-wide law firm Brinkmann & Partner with its 30 branches – one of the largest insolvency administration firms in the country renowned for its know-how in the field of restructuring. He began his career at the company’s headquarters in Hamburg as an employed lawyer in 2000, before founding the Frankfurt/Main branch two years later. From there, Dr. Plathner and his team, consisting of more than 30 lawyers and business lawyers as well as engineers and business economists, handle proceedings in the federal states of Hesse, Bavaria and Baden-Württemberg.

Already during his legal studies and legal clerkship he specialised in insolvency law, receiving his doctorate from Justus Liebig University Giessen in the field of insolvency law/insolvency criminal law in 2001.

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WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Jan Markus Plathner is highly respected by peers who single him out as a “very constructive and pragmatic” restructuring lawyer.

Biography

Insolvency administrator Dr. Jan Markus Plathner has specialised in large-scale proceedings with a focus on going concern and in- and out-of-court restructuring. In his 20 years of professional experience as a lawyer, he has accumulated extensive expertise, particularly in the German production and mechanical engineering sectors. Owing to his many years of shop floor experience, Jan Markus has become a recognised interim manager in the automotive sector. The list of his largest restructuring cases includes companies such as Neumayer Tekfor Group (almost 4,000 employees), Küpper Group and numerous other automotive companies, as well as Rovema GmbH, Walter Group (approx. 8,000 employees), TCG Herrmann Präzisionsdruckguss (300 jobs) and Rena GmbH (approx. 500 employees).

Since 2002, Dr. Jan Markus Plathner has been an equity partner in the Germany-wide law firm Brinkmann & Partner with its 30 branches – one of the largest insolvency administration firms in the country renowned for its know-how in the field of restructuring. He began his career at the company’s headquarters in Hamburg as an employed lawyer in 2000, before founding the Frankfurt/Main branch two years later. From there, Dr. Plathner and his team, consisting of more than 30 lawyers and business lawyers as well as engineers and business economists, handle proceedings in the federal states of Hesse, Bavaria and Baden-Württemberg.

Already during his legal studies and legal clerkship he specialised in insolvency law, receiving his doctorate from Justus Liebig University Giessen in the field of insolvency law/insolvency criminal law in 2001.

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