Katrin Hanschitz > KNOETZL HAUGENEDER NETAL > Vienna, Austria > Lawyer Profile
KNOETZL HAUGENEDER NETAL Offices
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Commercial Litigation and Arbitration
Katrin Hanschitz, Partner at KNOETZL, is an experienced first-chair litigator with a strong background in M&A and finance transactions and ancillary disputes. Her primary focus is on corporate and transactional litigation and arbitration, and includes all forms of shareholder disputes, manager liability, governance issues and disputed M&A transactions.
Katrin regularly represents and counsels multinational clients from a wide variety of industries. She has been particularly active in representing life sciences clients in court, including Austrian and multinational pharmaceuticals. She is also experienced in complex, disputed matters in advertising, investment banking and international insolvency.
Katrin is a member of the American Bar Association and Co-Chair of the International Life Sciences and Health Laws Committee.
Before joining KNOETZL as a partner in 2016, Katrin practiced law in a senior capacity with a large, multinational law firm covering the CEE and SEE for eight years, both as a corporate and banking lawyer and then, in the last five years, as a litigator. She was admitted to the Austrian bar in 2001. Her career also encompasses experience as in-house/general counsel in the banking sector.
German, Englisch, French, Dutch.
Member of the American Bar Association (International Section and Vienna Chapter), Member of the Viennese Bar.
Katrin holds a law degree from the Karl-Franzens University, Graz, Austria.
Lawyer Rankings(Next Generation Partners)
Dispute resolution boutique KNOETZL HAUGENEDER NETAL has a strong profile for matters at the intersection between commercial litigation and white-collar criminal law, which also constitutes team head Bettina Knoetzl‘s key area of expertise, and spans various sectors such as construction, finance, energy, gaming, automotive and pharmaceutical. Valentina Spatz, who was promoted to partner in February 2020 alongside Judith Schacherreiter and Natascha Tunkel, is a key contact for construction litigation. Sacherreiter and Tunkel handle a wide range of commercial litigation including asset tracing. Katrin Hanschitz is frequently called upon to assist with disputes pertaining to M&A and finance transactions.
- Dispute resolution: commercial litigation - Austria
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Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Dispute resolution: arbitration and mediation
- Dispute resolution: commercial litigation
- Dispute resolution: white-collar crime (including fraud)