Hengeler Mueller further strengthens commercial criminal law practice

28. June 2018

Constantin Lauterwein (38) will join Hengeler Mueller’s white collar practice as of 1 July 2018, joining as counsel. Constantin, who previously worked as a local German partner for White & Case, has several years of professional experience in advising and representing companies in all areas of white-collar criminal law and corporate compliance. Constantin received a doctorate with a thesis on criminal procedure law from Munich University under the supervision of Professor Claus Roxin and graduated from University of Sydney with a Master of Laws (LL.M.).

Constantin Lauterwein will broaden Hengeler Mueller’s existing White Collar practice, in particular of the partners Wolfgang Spoerr (Berlin) and Dirk Uwer as well as the former public prosecutor Ralf Christian van Ermingen-Marbach (both Düsseldorf) and a group of eight associates who specialize in criminal law. In the criminal law sphere, the team around Wolfgang and Dirk has been especially active in regulated industries, for example in health care, the financial industry, in environmental criminal law and in banking and capital markets law as well as in the automotive sector.

Hengeler Mueller’s White Collar practice has a particular focus on multi-jurisdictional and extraterritorial enforcement against global enterprises in Germany, supporting, in particular, German and international companies in investigations by the US Department of Justice and other US prosecutors and regulators and assisting with complex internal investigations.