Lawyer profile for Europe 2021
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Dr. Thomas Grützner, a white-collar and litigation partner, represents corporate and financial institution clients on a variety of complex compliance and white collar crime matters. Dr. Grützner serves clients by conducting internal investigations, representing clients before government enforcement agencies, managing crises, implementing and developing compliance management systems and risk mitigation measures, and conducting compliance due diligence in connection with M&A transactions.
He draws on experience investigating alleged misconduct in more than 30 countries, including Algeria, Bangladesh, Dubai, Indonesia, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, the UAE, and Vietnam. He has defended DAX30 companies across a full range of industries before domestic and international enforcement agencies.
Bar Qualification: Rechtsanwalt (Germany). Education: First German State Exam University of Goettingen (2000), Dr. iur., University of Goettingen (2002), Second State Exam, Higher Regional Court Braunschweig (2004), Visiting Professor at Free University of Berlin (white collar crime) (2018).
Dr. Grützner is a visiting professor at Free University of Berlin and a visiting lecturer for white collar crime. He is a member of the ICC task force “Addressing Issues of Corruption in International Arbitration.”
JUVE recommends him for Compliance/Investigations and Handelsblatt Best Lawyers lists him among the best lawyers in Germany for dispute resolution.