Munich Office

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Hofgarten Palais
Marstallstrasse 11
80539 Munich, Germany

Tel: +49 89 189 33-0
Fax: +49 89 189 33-333

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Michael WaltherView Profile
mwalther@gibsondunn.com 
Tel: +49 89 189 33-180

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher's German offices, in Munich and Frankfurt, provide clients with the high-quality legal services needed to navigate Europe's largest economy.  We offer a full range of legal capabilities, including corporate and real estate transactions, capital markets and antitrust advice, white-collar defense and compliance, media, data privacy and intellectual property, employment and tax advice.  Working closely with Gibson Dunn's other offices around the world, our teams deliver seamless legal advice across all practice areas and jurisdictions.

Gibson Dunn's Munich office, located in one of Europe's most dynamic business regions, was opened in 2002.  This key city is well-known as a high-tech and manufacturing center and has a diverse economic strength, including in the automotive, aerospace and defense, information technology, nano- and biotechnology, and financial sectors.

Gibson Dunn's Munich office focuses on corporate transactional advice and private equity and real estate transactions, with additional proficiencies in white-collar defense, compliance and litigation work, intellectual property, tax, data protection and employment law advice.  Our team advises on German antitrust matters and closely collaborates on EU antitrust issues with our Brussels office.  In addition, the Munich office serves as a hub for compliance investigations focused on Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries.

Our team of highly experienced and skilled lawyers serves international investors and corporations in Germany and German entities with global reach.  This includes blue chip corporations, midsized companies (SMEs or, in German, the Mittelstand), investment banks, private equity, venture capital and real estate investors.  

  • The JUVE Handbook of German Commercial Law Firms 2015/2016 recognized the Munich office in the areas of Antitrust, Compliance, Corporate and M&A, highlighting the special expertise in internal investigations and M&A.
  • The monthly German legal journal JUVE named Gibson Dunn the Compliance Investigations Law Firm of the Year 2014.  Gibson Dunn was selected by the jury in acknowledgement of the outstanding achievements the firm has made in the area of compliance investigations.
  • Chambers Europe ranked Gibson Dunn in Germany for Compliance, and Corporate/M&A.
  • Chambers Global ranked Gibson Dunn in Germany for Corporate/M&A.
  • In cooperation with Best Lawyers, Handelsblatt ranked seven Munich partners as best lawyers in Germany.