At the start of the new financial year 24/25: Luther promotes six partners and six counsel

Cologne, 27.06.2024 – Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH continues to grow and offers development prospects for all employees. Six new partners have been appointed and six further colleagues have been promoted to Counsel.



"I would like to congratulate those who have been promoted and thank them for their dedication and hard work over the past few years. I am delighted that we have such talented and committed new partners and counsel in our firm," says Elisabeth Lepique, Co-Managing Partner. "It is great to see that our firm is able to recognise and reward the outstanding performance of our employees. The promotions show continuity, growth and appreciation for our employees. I am confident that our new partners and counsel will play an important role in the future development of our firm," adds Dr Markus Sengpiel, also Co-Managing Partner.

  • Iris Glönkler is a specialist lawyer for construction and architectural law and has been with Luther since 2022. She advises public clients in particular on all construction and architectural law issues.
  • Dr Joachim Heinemann has been working as a lawyer in the areas of M&A, private equity and corporate since 2013 and joined Luther in 2017. His clients include investors, entrepreneurs, family offices, founders and managers.
  • Johannes Klausch began his career at Luther's Berlin office in 2014 and most recently headed Luther's Vietnam office as a local partner. He returns to Berlin as a partner and supports start-ups and internationally active companies in exploiting the opportunities of digitalisation.
  • Katharina Klenk-Wernitzki joined Luther in 2014 as a research assistant. She advises and represents national and international clients in all aspects of civil litigation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution in Germany and Asia.
  • Dr Maximilian Kressner joined Luther in 2019, works in the Singapore office and primarily advises European companies on investment projects in the Asia/Pacific region with a focus on compliance. He will be a local partner in Singapore.
  • Daniel Naumann advises public clients on pan-European public procurement, public tenders and complex procurement projects. He has been a lawyer at Luther since 2015.

The external new hires Marx Dauth for corporate law as of 1 February, Elisabeth Kohoutek and Dr Thomas Willaschek in the area of Health Care & Life Science as of 1 April and 1 June complement the internal promotions. Counsel Ricarda Essel also moved to Luther together with Dr Thomas Willaschek.