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Pia Marie König

Baker McKenzie Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH von Rechtsanwälten und Steuerberatern


Pia Marie König is an associate in Baker McKenzie's Dusseldorf office. She is a member of the antitrust practice and advises in the field of white-collar crime. Prior to joining the Firm in 2022, Pia was a member of the litigation practice of an international law firm in Düsseldorf and advised in white-collar crime and compliance related matters.

Practice Focus

Pia advises clients on all aspects of white-collar crime. Her particular focus is on defending clients in criminal and administrative fine proceedings before authorities and courts. In addition, Pia assists clients in various compliance matters, particularly conducting internal investigations and advising on the avoidance of criminal and administrative offense risks.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised a medical facility on possible embezzlement risks in the event of funding of the sister facility for its continuation or its liquidation, taking into account aspects of non-profit status.
  • Advised a real estate investor on questions regarding bribery in commercial practice.
  • Advised a business management consultant on defending against allegations of unauthorized employment of a foreigner.
  • Defended the managing director of an online-automotive platform in the investigation by the public prosecutor against the allegations based on false affirmations in lieu of an oath.
  • Defended a major retail chain and its employees against various allegations, including breaches of the German Covid Protection Order and negligent bodily injury in connection with non-compliance with maintenance requirements.
  • Advised an engineering company on an internal investigation into bribery, fraud and embezzlement regarding an infrastructure project in Nepal.
  • Conducted an internal investigation into embezzlement, misconduct, conflict of interest and retaliation against a whistleblower.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • German White Collar Crime Association (WisteV) - Member
  • Association of Female Lawyers in White Collar Crime and Criminal Tax Law (JuWist) - Member


  • Germany (2020)


  • Higher Regional Court Celle (Second State Exam) (2019)
  • University of Goettingen (First State Exam) (2017)


  • English
  • German