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Tanja V Pfitzner

Tanja V Pfitzner

Pfitzner LegalKettenhofweg 98Frankfurt am MainFrankfurtGermany60325

Thought Leader

WWL Ranking: Thought Leader

National Leader

Germany - Litigation 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Tanja Pfitzner ranks as one of the most highly regarded litigators in the German market thanks to her “excellent work” across complex corporate and commercial disputes.


Tanja Pfitzner is the founder and principal of Pfitzner Legal, one of Germany’s leading dispute resolution boutiques. Prior to founding Pfitzner Legal in 2012, Tanja Pfitzner was a partner of Dewey & LeBoeuf, following a decade's worth of extensive experience as a litigator and arbitration counsel at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. Together with Fabian von Schlabrendorff, who draws on decades of experience as partner and head of the German and European litigation practice of Clifford Chance, and a team of associates, professional support lawyers and paralegals, Tanja Pfitzner offers enhanced expertise in the resolution of commercial, corporate, professional negligence and financial services disputes through a unique blend of litigation capabilities, international arbitration experience and conflict management skills in a diverse range of sectors. 

Pfitzner Legal is repeatedly mentioned in surveys as a firm excelling in the quality of its litigation services. The firm is known for its capabilities in defending clients in capital markets and other class actions as well as in handling international arbitrations. 

Tanja Pfitzner is a member of the Frankfurt Chamber of Lawyer’s accrediting committee for specialist lawyers in international business law and lecturer for litigation and the law of the legal profession. She frequently participates as speaker at conferences and is author and contributor to various publications. Tanja Pfitzner is admitted to the Frankfurt and New York bars, and speaks German and English.

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