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Stefanie Tuma

Baker McKenzie Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH von Rechtsanwälten und Steuerberatern
Not admitted to the bar


Stefanie Tuma joined Baker McKenzie in 2001. Parallel to her work as legal assistant in the Firm's Munich office, she studied commercial law at a German university of applied sciences and graduated in January 2010 (Diplom-Wirtschaftsjuristin). In June 2021, Stefanie passed the exam for specialist attorneys in commercial and corporate law (Fachanwaltsprüfung Handels- und Gesellschaftsrecht).

Practice Focus

Stefanie Tuma is a member of the Firm’s German Corporate Practice Group and Baker McKenzie’s Global Reorganizations Group. Stefanie’s practice is focused on corporate law. Stefanie has broad experience in advising world-wide operating clients on complex domestic and cross-border corporate reorganizations (post-acquisition integrations, pre-transaction reorganizations and legal entity rationalizations). Furthermore, Stefanie advises globally-acting clients on issues relating to the Anti-Money Laundering Act, in particular regarding the identification, documentation and filing of their beneficial owners and so-called transparency obligations. She frequently coordinates multijurisdictional corporate projects for the Firm’s clients.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advising a multinational market research group based in the UK on the corporate separation of the German part of a business unit as preparation of its sale.

  • Advice to an US-based global healthcare group regarding a comprehensive reorganization of the German subgroup including numerous transformation processes, capital measures and share transfers.

  • Advice to a French manufacturer of electrical systems and equipment for the aerospace, defense, transportation and security sectors on the carve-out of a business unit as preparation of its sale.

  • Advising on the German part of an internal global restructuring of an internationally operating manufacturer of composite materials and components based in the US.

  • Advice to an international courier and logistics group on the post-acquisition restructuring of its European business.

  • Advice to a global media group based in the USA on the integration of a newly acquired group of companies as well as ongoing assistance on corporate law issues.

  • Ongoing advice to a global medical technology group on corporate law aspects, including the reorganization of the German group companies.

  • Advice to a US semiconductor and software group on the German integration of a newly acquired company.

  • Advice to a Swedish online media group on reorganization of the German part of the European group structure and ongoing corporate law advice.

  • Advised a leading endoscope manufacturer based in Germany regarding its transformation into a SE & Co. KG.

  • Advising US pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson on the German part of the spin-off of its consumer products business.

  • Regularly advising the Firm’s clients on corporate housekeeping matters and compliance with anti-money laundering rules relating to transparency.


  • Specialist attorney in Commercial and Corporate Law (2021)
  • University of Applied Sciences (Diplom-Wirtschaftsjuristin) (2010)


  • English
  • German