Dr Stephan Rippert LL.M.

Dr Stephan Rippert LL.M.

Dr Stephan Rippert LL.M.


T +49 89 237140

Attorney-at-Law (New York)
Industries Energy , Health Care & Life Science , Information Tech & Telecommunications

Areas of practice

Dr Stephan Rippert advises on international and national transactions and joint ventures. This involves acting as an advisor throughout the transaction process. In addition, he advises companies from the media/IT, energy and life science industries on commercial and regulatory issues. He also holds a supervisory board mandate in an international group as well as in an international association, and has a very active international advisory practice, mainly in the TMT, Energy and Life Science sectors.


Dr Stephan Rippert studied law at the Universities of Mainz and Munich (both Germany) and at McGeorge School of Law in California (USA). He has been admitted to practise as a lawyer both in Germany and in the USA (NY). Stephan Rippert worked as General Counsel for a US media company in Germany and in New York. Furthermore, he was jointly responsible as a partner for setting up the German office of a large international US law firm in Germany. Stephan Rippert joined Luther in September 2020.

Honors and distinctions
  • Best Lawyers (2022): Award in "Media Law" and "Regulatory Practice" (since 2021)
  • The Legal 500 Germany (2021): Nomination in Information Technology and Digitalisation
  • Handelsblatt: "Best lawyers in Germany 2020"
  • Legal 500: "Schlüsselfigur im Media/Entertainmentbereich"

  • Advising an international joint venture between Telefónica SA and Allianz Group on the billion euro project for the roll-out of a fibre optic network in Germany
  • Advising a US company on an international asset purchase agreement
    Advising a technology company in connection with the purchase of shares from a Chinese partner
  • Advising a Dutch company on the sale of its German shareholdings to a Swedish buyer
  • AMC International: purchase of an international media group
  • Sachsenmilch Anlagen Holding: delisting of Sachsenmilch AG from the Frankfurter Stock Exchange
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer: corporate and media law advice
  • Mizuho: purchase of a German company from the life science industry
  • Sony Pictures: corporate and media law advice
  • Energy company: advice on certificates and upstream emission reductions
  • UGG GmbH & Co KG: advice on the joint venture between Telefónica and Allianz Capital Partners on the billion euro project for the roll-out of the fibre optic network in Germany


  • Deutscher Anwaltsverein
  • New York Bar Association
  • Board Member of MIS
  • Secretary of the Advisory Board of the JV between Telefónica and Allianz Capital Partners