Prof. Dr Jörg Rodewald

Prof. Dr Jörg Rodewald

Prof. Dr Jörg Rodewald


T +49 30 52133 21189

Master in Business Administration

Areas of practice

Jörg Rodewald’s services include advising on all issues relating to German limited liability company and partnership law (including representing his clients in court), acquisitions and sales of companies, in particular, distressed M&A situations, mediation services in connection with disputes among shareholders/partners, and handling D&O liability issues (prevention and representation in legal disputes).


Prof.  Dr Jörg Rodewald advises on the conception, introduction and further development of compliance management and whistleblowing systems, as well as on compliance issues within the supply chain. His legal practice further focuses on D&O liability issues (prevention and representation in legal disputes). In addition, he also acts as a party representative and provides mediation services in connection with disputes among shareholders/partners.

Honors and distinctions
  • JUVE Guide 2010/2011: Listed under "Frequently Recommended" in "Corporate Law"
  • The Legal 500 Germany 2011/2012: Recommended in "M&A - medium-sized Deals" ("the head of the practice Jörg Rodewald embodies the highest customer orientation")
  • Who's Who Legal 2024:  Recommendation "National Leader" in "Germany – Corporate Governance" (first recommendation in 2020, "Jörg Rodewald excels at mediating shareholder disputes, as well as advising companies in director liability and compliance management systems.")
  • Who's Who Legal 2023: Recommendation “Global Leader” in “Corporate Governance” (first recommendation in 2019)
  • Best Lawyers 2024: Recommended in "Corporate Governance & Compliance Practice" (first recommended in 2020) and "Corporate Law" 
  • WirtschaftsWoche 2012: Recommendation "Top Lawyer" in "Compliance" ("one of the best compliance consultants in Germany")
  • Concealed profit distribution and generous grant BB 2018, 663ff.
  • Use of social media - namely a blog - for the marketing of professional content in corporate law in: Festschrift for Eberhard Vetter, 2019, together with Susanne Abraham

  • Advising a large medium-sized company in the automotive/aerospace industry on the topic of “legally compliant business organisation”
  • Advising on the conception and introduction of compliance management systems
    • Large operator of nursing homes and homes for the elderly
    • Public-sector companies (transport sector)
  • Advising on the introduction of whistleblowing systems
    • Company in the textile industry
  • Advising on compliance within the supply chain
    • Large international industrial undertaking with more than 60 German group companies
    • Network infrastructure company

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