Dr. Thorsten Seidel LL.M.

Baker McKenzie Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH von Rechtsanwälten und Steuerberatern


Dr. Thorsten Seidel joined Baker McKenzie, Berlin in 2000, and spent a year in the Firm’s Chicago office as a foreign attorney in 2002. Thorsten acts also as a notary.

Practice Focus

Thorsten focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, corporate law, re-organizations, private equity, venture capital and corporate disputes. His industry focus are regulated industries.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised Evonik Industries AG on its re-organization and various M&A transactions.
  • Advised Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA on various M&A transactions.
  • Advised Thor Industries, Inc. on the acquisition of Erwin Hymer Group SE.
  • Advised client active in the automotive industry in connection with post M&A dispute.
  • Advised client active in the healthcare industry in connection with shareholder dispute.
  • Advised Private Equity Fund on acquisition of a life science company.
  • Advised EURO STOXX Company active in the telecom industry on several M&A transactions, auctions and its restructuring.
  • Advised German Dax Company on corporate matters, corporate legal disputes and its re-organization.
  • Advised various German and international midcap companies on M&A transactions, corporate matters, corporate legal disputes.

Professional Honors

  • Best Lawyers in Germany 2019 for corporate law, Handelsblatt in cooperation with Best Lawyers, 2019


  • Germany (1998)


  • University of Cape Town (LL.M.) (1998)
  • Supreme Court of Berlin (Assessor Exam) (1998)
  • University of Regensburg (Referendar Exam) (1995)
  • University of Regensburg (Dr. jur.) (1995)
  • University of Geneva
  • University of Bonn


  • English
  • French
  • German

Previous Offices

  • Chicago