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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 coordinates the firm's German pro bono work and is a member of its Pro Bono Committee.

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 counseling international clients on German corporate and business law.

Experience

  • 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.

Perspectives

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
Advisory
Limitation periods and their suspension regarding cartel damage claims
Frankfurt Antitrust Forum (Frankfurter Kartellrechtsforum)
Winning Strategies for Re-Negotiating or Terminating Commercial Contracts
Arnold & Porter LLP

Credentials

Education
  • Second State Exam, Higher Regional Appeal Court of Munich, 2016
  • First State Exam, University of Passau, 2014
Admissions
  • 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.
Languages
  • English
  • German
  • Spanish
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