Prof. Dr. Jörg Rodewald

Prof. Dr. Jörg Rodewald

Prof. Dr. Jörg Rodewald


T +49 30 52133 21189


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 studied law and business administration in Cologne (Germany). Jörg Rodewald is an honorary professor for business taxation at the University of Potsdam (Germany). He joined Luther’s predecessor firm as a lawyer in 1995.

Honors and distinctions
  • Best Lawyers (2020): Award in "Corporate Governance & Compliance Practice"
  • JUVE Guide (2010/2011): Recommendation as one of the "frequently recommended lawyers" in the category "Corporate Law" (esp. Compliance).
  • The Legal 500 (2011/2012): Recommendation in the area "Corporate/M&A: mid-sized deals":  "Luther advised Schlecker on taking over a series of branches from the insolvent Woolworth group and advised Vorwerk on introducing the cosmetics line Jafra to the Indian market by means of a joint venture. Team head, Jörg Rodewald represents ‘the highest degree of customer orientation'."
  • WirtschaftsWoche (April 2012): Recommendation as one of Germany's best advisors in the category "Compliance".

  • Distressed M&A transactions (acquisition/sale) in, inter alia, the construction, waste disposal and office supplies industries
  • Mediation in disputes among shareholders/partners and assistance with numerous agreements regarding the payment of liabilities and distribution of assets among the partners upon termination of a partnership
  • Representation of family members in their capacity as shareholders or partners in proceedings to safeguard their interests (asserting shareholder’s or partner’s rights, negotiating a partner’s claim upon withdrawal or dissolution, providing coaching prior to shareholders’ or partners’ meetings)