Leading M&A Lawyer Lutz Englisch Joins Gibson Dunn in Munich

May 2, 2013

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Dr. Lutz Englisch will join the firm’s Munich office as a partner.  Englisch, who will continue his international mergers and acquisitions practice, was previously the Head of Corporate for Germany for Ashurst.  Before that, he served as Head of the Corporate Legal M&A Group at Siemens AG.

“Lutz is an experienced M&A attorney with an exceptional reputation in the Munich and German corporate market,” said Ken Doran, Chairman and Managing Partner of Gibson Dunn.  “He has 20 years of experience in handling German and international corporate and M&A transactions, and his arrival will enhance our ability to serve our corporate clients locally and around the world.”

“We are delighted to welcome Lutz to the firm,” said Michael Walther, Partner in Charge of the Munich office.  “His experience as an in-house lawyer at Siemens and the numerous high-profile transactions he advised on since going into private practice provide him a unique perspective that will benefit our German and international clients.”

“I look forward to working with my new colleagues at Gibson Dunn,” said Englisch.  “As one of the premiere firms in the world, Gibson Dunn offers an excellent platform from which I hope to continue to expand my corporate practice.”

About Lutz Englisch

Englisch focuses his practice on domestic, cross-border and multi-jurisdictional M&A (public and private).  He also has broad experience advising on all aspects of corporate law, including stock corporation law (board matters, corporate governance and compliance), transformation law, equity capital markets transactions, public takeovers, and joint ventures. 

He practiced with the Munich office of Ashurst since 2007 and most recently served as Ashurst’s Head of Corporate Germany.  Before that, he was a member of the legal department of Siemens AG, serving as Head of the Corporate M&A Team.

He is a member of the exclusive Munich roundtable for business law (Münchner Gesprächskreis Unternehmensrecht) as well as other professional associations. He received his law degree from Universities of Münster and Regensburg, Germany in 1987.  He completed his mandatory legal clerkship in Regensburg in 1990 and subsequently obtained a doctorate magna cum laude from the University of Regensburg in 1993.