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Dr. Martin Altschwager LL.M.

Baker McKenzie Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH von Rechtsanwälten und Steuerberatern


Dr. Martin Altschwager, a Partner, is a member of Baker McKenzie’s Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Practice Group in Frankfurt. Prior to joining the Firm in May 2013, he worked in the pharmaceuticals and healthcare group of a major German law firm in Stuttgart. Dr. Altschwager has completed a comparative PhD thesis on European and US drug law as well as co-authored a publication on the reimbursement of medicinal products.

Practice Focus

Dr. Altschwager advises national and international clients on all aspects of European and German pharmaceutical and medical device law as well as on compliance and unfair competition issues pertaining to healthcare products and services. In particular, Martin provides legal advice on regulatory issues regarding the market access, manufacturing, distribution and advertising of medicinal products and medical devices. He also regularly assists clients in negotiating and drafting agreements with research and development facilities, manufacturers and distributors.


  • Germany (2009)


  • Philipps University Marburg (Dr. iur.) (2015)
  • University of Virginia School of Law (LL.M.) (2011)
  • State of Baden-Württemberg (Assessor Exam) (2009)
  • University of Mannheim (Referendar Exam) (2007)


  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish


Co-author, Krankenhausrecht, Kommentar, editors Dettling / Gerlach, 2. edition 2018, C.H. BECK