Baker McKenzie is filling the position of General Manager / Head of Operations Germany with Constanze Schmack as of 1 July 2024. With this strategic appointment, the firm is strengthening its management team.

Constanze Schmack has more than 20 years of experience in the international law firm market. Before joining Baker McKenzie, she worked at Pinsent Masons and White & Case, most recently as COO for Germany.

"We are delighted to have Constanze Schmack join our firm as Head of Operations. She is highly experienced in the management of international law firms and excels in leading international teams and developing and implementing strategic goals. In her new position, she will work with the German and European management to drive forward Baker McKenzie's strategy and will be in charge of the management of all operations for our German offices. We warmly welcome Constanze to our ranks", commented Dr Alexander Wolff, Managing Partner of Baker McKenzie in Germany.

Constanze Schmack: "I am looking forward to my new role at Baker McKenzie. As part of the German management team, I am keen to help drive forward the positive development of the firm through innovative and forward-looking initiatives."

On 1 July 2023, Dr Alexander Wolff, as Managing Partner, formed the Management Committee of Baker McKenzie Germany together with Dr Oliver Socher (Partner, Banking & Finance) and Dr Christian Vocke (Partner, Corporate/M&A). Oliver Socher is responsible for People & Culture while Christian Vocke oversees Strategy and further co-operation with the Firm's international offices.
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