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 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.


Marstallstrasse 11, 80539 Munich, Germany

Tel: +49 89 189 33 0

Fax: +49 89 189 33 333


Schwarz, Benno

Tel: +49 89 189 33-210

Gibson Dunn’s Munich office focuses on corporate transactional advice and private equity transactions, with additional proficiencies in white-collar defense, compliance and litigation work, intellectual property, 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 2023/2024 named Gibson Dunn among the top 50 law firms in Germany and recognized the Antitrust, Compliance, Corporate, Dispute Resolution, M&A and Private Equity practice groups.
  • For the JUVE Awards 2022, Gibson Dunn in Germany is nominated in the category “Compliance Law Firm of the Year”.
  • Chambers Europe 2023 ranked Gibson Dunn in Germany and six German partners for Competition: Competition/European Law, Compliance, Corporate/M&A: High-End Capability, Dispute Resolution: White-Collar Crime: Corporate Advisory, Private Equity and Real Estate: Finance.
  • Chambers Global 2023 ranked Gibson Dunn and two partners in Germany for Corporate/M&A, and one German partner for Competition/European Law.
  • The Best Lawyersin Germany 2023 recognized 18 Gibson Dunn attorneys as leading lawyers in their respective practice areas, and eight as “Ones to Watch”. Three partners were named a 2022 Lawyer of the Year in their practice area.
  • The Legal 500 Deutschland 2023 ranked Gibson Dunn in Germany for Antitrust, Compliance, Corporate, Dispute Resolution – Commercial Litigation, Foreign Trade Law, Internal Investigations, M&A Large Deals (€500M+), M&A Mid-Size Deals (-€500M), Private Equity Mid-Size Deals (€100-€500m) and Private Equity Large Deals (€500m+).
  • Kanzleimonitor 2023/2024 listed Gibson Dunn among the top 50 law firms in Germany and in particular among the leading firms for Antitrust, Bank Law, Compliance, Corporate Law, and Mergers & Acquisitions, based on recommendations by in-house lawyers.
  • WirtschaftsWoche recognized Gibson Dunn as a Top Law Firm 2022 in Antitrust and M&A, and 2021 also in Compliance.
  • brand eins recognized Gibson Dunn as Top Commercial Law Firm 2023 for Compliance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Law, and Labor Law in Germany.
  • German weekly FOCUS recognized Gibson Dunn as Top Commercial Law Firm 2023 for Compliance, Corporate Law and Mergers & Acquisitions in Germany.
  • For the JUVE Awards 2017, Gibson Dunn in Germany was nominated in the category “Law Firm of the Year”.
  • JUVE named Gibson Dunn the Compliance Investigations Law Firm of the Year 2014.