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Katrin Etteldorf

Lawyer

born 1977; studied law with specialized foreign-language training in English at the University of Augsburg. Attorney-at-law since 2004. Specialist attorney for labor law, for construction and architect law, and for banking and capital markets law.
Member of the Verband deutscher ArbeitsrechtsAnwälte e.V. (the Association of German Labor Law Attorneys), member of the working group for banking and capital markets law of the German Bar Association, member of the Saxony Bar Association’s specialized attorney committee for banking and capital markets.
On the individual and collective labor side, Ms. Etteldorf represents and advises employers, including medium-sized companies, and management. Her practice focuses on strategic negotiation and litigation management, the structure and implementation of reorganization and restructuring measures, and advising on and accompanying negotiations with the works council including, but not limited to, regarding interest balancing and social plans. In addition, Ms. Etteldorf assists with the implementation of entrepreneurial concepts, e.g., flexible work models and variable compensation. Moreover, Ms. Etteldorf conducts continuing education for human resources staff and senior management, especially by giving in-house seminars.
On the banking and capital markets, Ms. Etteldorf represents credit institutes, financial services companies, and leasing companies. She also has many years of experience in asset management. Litigation encompasses, on the one hand, enforcing contractual claims, and on the other, defending against claims alleging breach of contract.

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Constanze Muck

Lawyer

born 1981; studied law and held a clerkship at the Technical University of Dresden; attorney-at-law since 2010. Member of the German Bar Association’s working group for intellectual property law and media and of the Medical Law Association at Dresden International University.

Ms. Muck’s practices primarily focuses on litigation involving medium-sized and large companies in banking and leasing matters. Moreover, she accompanies intellectual property matters including, but not limited to, registering, monitoring and defending trademarks and copyrights as well as managing patents, and advises on issues of competition law. She also provides legal advice and representation to physicians and pharmacists concerning professional practices and liability: e.g., in questions involving the applicable rules and regulations governing pharmaceuticals and medications.

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Andrea Neuhof

Lawyer

Born in 1978; attended Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg. Clerkship at the Higher Regional Court of Nuremberg. Admitted to practice as an attorney-at-law since 2006, and specialized attorney for banking and capital markets since 2011. From 2006 through 2017, Ms. Neuhof was an attorney-at-law in a Nuremberg boutique firm specializing in banking.

Ms. Neuhof advises and represents credit institutes both in and out of court, particularly in general banking matters, in credit and credit security, capital investment, and in bankruptcy appeals. Additionally, she has practical experience in pre-trial company reorganization by banks.

Ms. Neuhof is a member of the working group for banking and capital markets of the Deutscher Anwaltverein, the Österreichische Bankwissenschaftliche Gesellschaft, at the ReTurn Forum für Restrukturierung und Turnaround Management in Vienna, as well as in the Juristische Gesellschaft Mittelfranken zu Nürnberg e.V. and in the experts’ committee of the Nuremberg Chamber of Commerce and Industry. In addition, she is active as a speaker at expert seminars and lecture events.

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Eduard Meier

Lawyer

Born in 1987; attended the University of Konstanz; clerkship at the Higher Regional Court of Karlsruhe; several years working as lecturer at a bar examination revision course; researcher at the University of Stuttgart (endowed chair of Prof. Dr. Volker Haug); admitted as an attorney-at-law since 2017.
Mr. Meier belongs to our banking and capital markets practice and represents credit institutes in disputes both in and out of court.

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Prof. Dr. Dietmar Ehrlich

Lawyer

born in 1941; Prof. Dr. Ehrlich stud­ied law at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Würzburg un­til con­fer­ral of his doc­tor­ate. He was ad­mit­ted to the Ger­man Bar in 1974. From 1972 un­til 2004 Prof. Dr. Ehrlich was mem­ber of the le­gal de­part­ment of a large Ger­man bank where he held a po­si­tion as gen­er­al coun­sel for many years. Since 1989 Prof. Dr. Ehrlich has been a lec­tur­er at the Fac­ul­ty of Eco­nom­ic Sci­ence of the Uni­ver­si­ty Tübin­gen. Since 2000, he has been a hon­orary pro­fes­sor in the same fac­ul­ty. In 2006, he joined Thümmel, Schütze & Part­ner as of-coun­sel for the Area of Ex­per­tise of Bank­ing Law and Cap­i­tal Mar­kets. He is the au­thor of sev­er­al pub­li­ca­tions in the area of bank­ing law, with a fo­cus on ex­ter­nal trade.