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Sonja Ruttmann is an associate in the Munich office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. She is a member of its Mergers and Acquisitions, Business Restructuring and Reorganization, Private Equity and Capital Markets Practice Groups.
Sonja specializes in private and public M&A, corporate law and private equity and has advised on many complex domestic and international cross-border mergers and acquisitions including formation and dissolution of joint ventures and carve-out scenarios as well as private equity and venture capital transactions. She represents clients, public and private, in auctions, asset and share deals as well as mergers across a broad range of sectors, including in particular in the fields of automotive (including autonomous driving), technology and engineering, capital markets, energy and infrastructure, as well as digital security and cybersecurity.
She further advises in stock corporation and capital markets laws. Her work includes the advice of management and supervisory boards, also with regard to corporate governance issues.
Another focus of her work is advising on foreign trade issues and investment control laws where she has advised various German and U.S. as well as Chinese clients and guided them through the administrative process.
The Legal 500 Deutschland recognized Sonja in its 2023 edition in the category International Trade.
She is a member of Gibson Dunn’s Diversity Committee. She was recently seconded to the firm’s New York office. Prior to joining Gibson Dunn, Sonja worked at another major international law firm in Munich and gained in house experience on her secondment to the legal department of one of the world’s leading global engineering and technology firms.
A native German speaker, she is fluent in English and speaks French as well as Spanish.
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - 2005 Law Degree
Germany - Rechtsanwältin