Distribution law: Commercial team joins Luther

Frankfurt am Main, 26.01.2023 – On 1 February 2023, Dr Johannes Teichmann will start as a partner in the Frankfurt office of Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft. Teichmann joins Luther from Baker McKenzie, where he advised on trade and distribution law as a partner. Joining him is Rebecca Romig, who will also work for Luther's Commercial team.


Dr Johannes Teichmann brings many years of experience in trade and distribution law as well as the related distribution antitrust law. His industry focus is on the automotive, energy and consumer goods sectors. Among others, he advised a number of global technology and telecommunications groups, car manufacturers and energy companies.

Dr Johannes Teichmann and Rebecca Romig focus on negotiating distribution agreements and commercial contracts along the entire value chain, as well as on general terms and conditions law. In this context, they support clients in setting up and reorganising distribution systems, advise in commercial disputes and in the area of commercial compliance, for example in the implementation of the Supply Chain Duty of Care Act.

Dr Johannes Teichmann said of his move: "I am delighted to be joining a unit with such a strong market ranking as Luther. Both the substantive focus and the sector focus on Luther's part complement our orientation perfectly, so Luther will also bring significant added value to my clients."

Dr Steffen Gaber, who heads the "Commercial & Distribution Law, Product Liability and Product Compliance" department at Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft and is responsible for the industry sector Automotive & Mobility: "Dr Teichmann brings with him extensive experience, including at the interface of distribution law and in the automotive sector. He and his team - with which we can provide further capacity in Frankfurt at the highest professional level in the market - are the perfect addition for Luther Commercial. In addition, we see strong interfaces in the energy sector, so that we will also profitably expand this area."


Dr Johannes Teichmann has worked in the International Commercial & Trade department at Baker McKenzie, in Frankfurt am Main, since 2008. Previously, he studied law at the University of Regensburg, among other places. He is a member of the German Association for Distribution Law.

Rebecca Romig was admitted to the German Bar in 2018 and has also been working at Baker McKenzie in Frankfurt am Main in the "International Commercial & Trade" department since then. Previously, she studied law at the Albert Ludwig University in Freiburg, among other places. She is a member of the German Association for Distribution Law.


Dr Johannes Teichmann is listed as a "Next Generation Lawyer" in distribution law by The Legal 500 Germany 2022, recommended for distribution law by the JUVE Handbook of Commercial Law Firms 2021/2022 and listed among the "Leading Individuals" for commercial contracts by Chambers Europe 2022. He is among the "Best Lawyers" for commercial law in Germany according to Handelsblatt Best Lawyers 2022.