Dr Ricarda Christine Schelzke > Klinkert Rechtsanwälte PartGmbB > Frankfurt am Main, Germany > Lawyer Profile

Klinkert Rechtsanwälte PartGmbB
Senckenberganlage 16
60325 Frankfurt

Work Department

White Collar Defence, Compliance, Litigation,


Dr Ricarda Schelzke focuses her practice on advising and defending clients in connection with white-collar crimes as well as tax crimes. Her expertise includes all classic areas of criminal law including fraud, breach of trust, corruption, insolvency offences as well as the extensive fields of the so-called secondary criminal law.


Counsel with Klinkert Rechtsanwälte (since 2022); Associate with Klinkert Rechtsanwälte (2019 to 2021); Research assistant in a complaints department of the Frankfurt Bar Association (since 2016); Associate at HammPartner Attorneys at Law (2016 to 2019); Associate at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer with secondment in an international company (2014 to 2016)


German, English


Legal clerkship at the Higher Regional Court Hamburg (Second State Examination 2013) with stations in white-collar criminal law firms and at the Hanseatic Bar Association; Doctorate with Prof. Dr. Frank Saliger at the Bucerius Law School (2013); Working in a law firm specializing in white-collar crime and as teaching assistant at the Bucerius Law School, Hamburg in parallel to the doctoral studies; Studied at the Bucerius Law School, Hamburg and the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, USA, majoring in white-collar criminal law (LL.B. 2009; first state examination 2010)