Mergers & Acquisitions: Luther adds transaction expert Dr Christian Horn to the Berlin office
Since 1 June 2017, Dr Christian Horn (43) has enhanced the M&A team as a partner at Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft. The expert in M&A transactions served most recently as a partner at K&L Gates, and previously worked for Hengeler Mueller. He will be bringing his extensive experience in mid-cap transactions and international M&A projects to the Berlin Luther location.
Dr Christian Horn's consulting work focuses on mid-cap M&A transactions and joint ventures for both domestic and international groups and owner-operated family companies, among other topics. He advises German and international clients on corporate law matters and restructuring projects.
Dr Christian Horn: "Comprehensive, interdisciplinary consulting for large and mid-sized companies is one of the unique strengths of Luther. The major law firm is also well established for consulting on international transactions, with its international offices and desks. I am glad to be a part of the dynamic and successful M&A practice at Luther, and to help shape the firm's further development."
Dr Thomas Kuhnle, head of Mergers & Acquisitions consulting services at Luther, regarding the change: "Dr Horn will in particular enhance our practice in Mid-Cap transactions – an area where we want to expand Luther's good market position."
Dr Robert von Steinau-Steinrück, Head of the Berlin location: "We are extremely happy to be adding Dr Christian Horn to our team. With this addition, we continue to expand the M&A expertise of our firm for our clients at our Berlin location. Moreover, Dr Horn not only offers outstanding professional expertise, but his personality also fits in very well at our growing location."
About Dr Christian Horn
Dr Christian Horn has been working as a lawyer since 2006. Before joining Luther as a partner in 2017, he spent around six years at K&L Gates, most recently as a partner in Berlin, and before that spent about five years working with Hengeler Mueller in Berlin and Dusseldorf.
He studied law at Freiburg i. Br., Geneva, and Heidelberg universities, and completed his doctoral work at the University of Freiburg i. Br. (Dr. jur.). In addition, he also received a "Master of Laws" (L.L.M.) from Tulane Law School in New Orleans, and has been a licensed attorney-at-law in New York since 2004.