Maximilian Reichl advises and represents clients in commercial legal disputes in and out of court, with a focus on contractual claims, manager liability, and antitrust follow-on lawsuits. He also focuses on International Arbitration, particularly under ICC and DIS rules.

He coordinates the firm's German pro bono work and is a member of its Pro Bono Committee. For the Bar Association of Frankfurt am Main, he acts as an instructor and examiner.

Before joining the firm, Mr. Reichl gained initial experience during his internships at medium-sized law firms in Passau, Hamburg, and Frankfurt, where he focused on counselling international clients on German corporate and business law.


  • Industrial bakery: antitrust follow-on litigation, claiming damage compensation against German mills caused by the flour cartel.
  • International law firm in multi-million Euro professional negligence litigation, defending claims raised by former clients based on alleged aiding and abetting to embezzlement of investors' funds.
  • Investment funds: international arbitration against former German bank, advising on German and EU civil procedural aspects for evidence taking.
  • Former Managing Director (of a digital rights management company): extrajudicial defense against misrepresentation claims raised by former contractual partners.
  • Real estate agent: pursuing brokerage fee after the sale of an office building.
  • Customer service provider: wrongful termination proceedings against its principal.
  • Shareholder and managing director (of a company in the retailing industry) extrajudicial defense against manager liability claims asserted by other shareholders.
  • Insolvency administrator (of an investment company): evaluating professional liability claims against (i) former members of the company's supervisory board due to breach of duties and (ii) former legal counsel for failure to pursue such claims.


German Federal Court of Justice Rules on Damage Compensation Following Breach of Choice-of-Forum Clauses
Deutscher AnwaltSpiegel
Indirect Purchaser Claims in Europe and the US: A Comparison of Selected Jurisdictions
Sweet & Maxwell, Global Competition Litigation Review, Vol. 12, Issue 4
Back to the Future- "Analogization" of the Deadline Calendar
Deutscher AnwaltSpiegel
Final Chord in Grey Cement Antitrust Case: German Federal Court of Justice (BGH) answers to questions of principle
EuZW (European Journal of Business Law)
Federal Court of Justice decides on admissibility of declaratory actions and on limitation periods in antitrust follow-on proceedings


  • Second State Exam, Higher Regional Appeal Court of Munich, 2016
  • First State Exam, University of Passau, 2014
  • German Attorney, authorized to represent before all German Courts (except for the Federal Court of Justice in civil matters) and before the courts of the European Union.
  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

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