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Dr Dorothee Prosteder

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Baker McKenzie's Corporate Practice Group in Germany




Dr. Dorothee Prosteder routinely advises German and other international companies on corporate transactions and restructuring and insolvency matters. Currently a partner in the Firm’s Global Mergers & Acquisitions and Global Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring practice groups in Munich, Dr. Prosteder also worked in Baker McKenzie’s offices in Frankfurt and Chicago. She has written extensively on her area of practice, and is an author of beck-OK InsO being the primary online commentary on the German Insolvency Code (Sections 39, 44a, 135 InsO) as well as an author of Cranshaw/Paulus/Michel (ed.) „Bankenkommentar zum Insolvenzrecht“ (vol. 1, §§ 109-114 InsO) being a commentary on the German Insolvency Code from the perspective of financing banks. Dr. Prosteder joined the Munich office in November 2010.


  • English
  • French
  • German


  • Theoretical training required to qualify as specialist insolvency lawyer (2010)
  • University of Passau (Doctorate) (2005)
  • Higher Regional Court of Munich (2003)
  • University of Passau (2001)

Germany: Restructuring and insolvency


Within: Restructuring

Baker McKenzie’s ‘client-oriented’ restructuring practice is noted for its ‘timeliness, industry expertise and economically viable solutions’. Besides giving advice on restructurings the team around practice heads Dorothée Prosteder and the ‘extremely quick and praticalHolger Ellers also has experience in refinancings, the acquisition and sale of distressed companies and protective shield and insolvency plan procedings. Clients include banks, creditors, debtors, insolvency administrators and companies in various sectors such as electrical engineering and the automotive and raw material industries. Most recent highlights include advising recycling specialist and raw material supplier ALBA Group regarding the entry of the Chinese investor. Burkard Göpfert, who is known particularly for his employment expertise in crisis situations, advises Etihad on the group restructuring of its distressed subsidiary Air Berlin. Schneider Electric, EnVersum and MAT Holdings are also clients.

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