Dr. Anke Sessler is widely recognized as one of Germany’s leading disputes lawyers, with extensive experience in international and domestic arbitration and complex litigation proceedings. She represents industrial corporations and financial service providers in disputes relating to inter alia M&A and supply contracts, joint ventures and other commercial agreements, as well as in shareholder litigation and disputes relating to corporate boards.
Dr. Sessler joined Skadden as a partner in 2014. From 2008 to 2014, she was chief counsel litigation at Siemens AG in Munich. Prior to her tenure at Siemens, she was a partner at another top international law firm in Frankfurt for over 10 years.
Dr. Sessler holds positions in various arbitration institutions. Among others she is a member of the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the ICC Commission on Arbitration and the ICC National Committee (Germany). In addition, she serves on the Advisory Board of the German Arbitration Institute (DIS), the ICCA Governing Board and the board of the American Arbitration Association (AAA). Dr. Sessler has been accredited as arbitrator by CIETAC and as mediator by the Center for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR).