Dr. Steffen Lindemann

Senior Associate // Rechtsanwalt

othorn legal | international disputes
m +49 151 70 60 30 73

Steffen Lindemann specialises in corporate litigation and commercial arbitration.

He represents German and international clients in complex disputes with a focus on contractual disputes, post M&A disputes, cartel damage claims and corporate liability disputes. Before joining rothorn legal, Steffen was an Associate in the Dispute Resolution department of Linklaters LLP in Frankfurt. Steffen holds a Ph.D. from Goethe University of Frankfurt.

Steffen speaks German and English.

Experience (Excerpt)
  • Representing the insolvency administrator of an insolvent industrial company in an ICC arbitration concerning corporate law claims against its former international parent company following an M&A transaction
  • Representing a financial investor in a DIS arbitration concerning claims arising from a share transaction
  • Representing a German financial institution in corporate liability proceedings
  • Representing a listed German construction company in corporate liability claims against several D&O insurers
  • Advising an international pharmaceutical company in a licensing and distribution dispute
  • Advising an international automotive supplier in litigation with customers and material suppliers in connection with a cross-border recall of defective parts
  • Rechtsanwalt (Germany)
  • University of Freiburg (Germany)
  • University of Frankfurt (Germany)
  • Legal Training (Referendariat), Higher Regional Court of Frankfurt, Regional Court of Wiesbaden (Germany)
  • Teaching and research assistant, University of Frankfurt (Germany). Steffen coached the University of Freiburg’s successful teams in the 19th/9th Willem C. Vis Moot 2011/2012 and in the 21st/11th Willem C. Vis Moot 2013/2014.
  • “Witness preparation in German civil court proceedings” (Zeugenvorbereitung im Zivilprozess), Dissertation, 2020
  • “Litigation financing in the USA” (Prozessfinanzierung in den USA), ZIP 2019, 1461 (with Joachim Zekoll)
  • Commentary on Art. 28, 29 CISG, in Gsell/Krüger u.a. (Hrsg.), beck-online Großkommentar Zivilrecht (with Chris Thomale)