The Legal 500 Germany: Edition 2017

Regional Law Firms – Commercial Law – Metropolitan Region of Frankfurt/Rhine-Main

An important pillar of the law firm of Patzina Lotz Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB is its legal services for mid-sized companies, freelancers and wealthy individuals at the interface between corporate and tax law. Adding corporate law and litigation expert Uwe Müllner, formerly of the law firm Haack Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mbB, has allowed the firm to further fortify this pillar. Together with Thorsten Lotz, Uwe Müllner advised an American company on establishing a subsidiary in Germany. Another client, IT wholesaler Littlebit Technology, was advised on VAT matters. In addition, attorneys at the firm are experienced in labour law and litigation. For example, Dr Reinhard Patzina has represented the State of Hesse in numerous civil proceedings against insolvency administrators, among others. Further noteworthy is the firm’s consulting services for Frankfurt-based systems house CBC ComputerBusinessCenter in employment and contract law matters like service agreements and temporary workers.

Insurance Law – Dispute Resolution

The Frankfurt-based law firm of Patzina Lotz Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB focuses on matters of liability and recourse law with interfaces to other law fields. In particular, the firm has recorded significant growth in professional liability and D&O cases. Attorneys at the firm have received clients in several recourse proceedings, each with litigation values in the millions and have received praise primarily for the “excellent quality, speed and efficiency of their consultancy”. Founding partner Dr Reinhard Patzina has been praised for his “sense of pragmatism and high legal competence” as well as his “efficient, quick work”. The latter specifically focuses on liability and recourse cases, working for well-known European insurers on a regular basis. Other team members include Dr René Matz, whose “analytical thinking enables him to precisely get to the core of every legal issue” and Anna Krzyzanowski, who is respected as a “competent partner”. Equally respected is fellow team member Thorsten Lotz.

Publication details

Source: Legalease Ltd.

Edition: 2017