Elisabeth Götz joined Baker McKenzie in April 2015. From 2011 to 2014, she worked for a renowned criminal law firm in Vienna. From 2006 to 2010, Elisabeth worked as a legal associate for defense teams at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.
Elisabeth focuses on white collar crime, anti-corruption laws, compliance and internal investigations. She represents clients in white collar and anti-corruption proceedings, and advises corporate clients on compliance matters and on the development and implementation of compliance systems. She also focuses on the conduct of internal investigations in companies.
Representative Legal Matters
Defended, as part of the defense teams, one of the accused at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.
Conducted internal investigations concerning fraud and embezzlement.
Advised a European enterprise in criminal proceedings concerning fraud, bankruptcy offenses and accounting fraud.
Professional Associations and Memberships
Transparency International - Member
Vereinigung Österreichischer StrafverteidigerInnen (Organization of Austrian Criminal Defense Lawyers) - Member
- University of Graz (2010)
Co-Author (with Georg Krakow), "Kronzeugenregelung 2.0 – eine erfolgsgekrönte Reform?," Compliance Praxis, April 2016
Co-Author (with Georg Krakow), "10 Jahre VbVG: Höchstgerichtliche Rechtsprechung bleibt Mangelware," Compliance Praxis, Februray 2016
Co-author, "Änderungen im Straf- und Strafprozessrecht ab Jänner 2016," Compliance Praxis, August 2015
Co-Author (with Georg Krakow), "Checkliste interne Untersuchungen oder “Auf den Spuren von Sherlock Holmes“," Compliance Praxis, April 2015
Co-Author (with Georg Krakow, Christopher Schrank), "Änderungen im Straf- und Strafprozessrecht ab Jänner 2016," Compliance Praxis, March 2015