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Elisabeth Götz

Diwok Hermann Petsche Rechtsanwälte LLP & Co KG


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.

Practice Focus

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)


  • English
  • French
  • German