Lawyers

Dr. Jens Wanner

Lawyer │Partner – born February 24, 1968 in Stuttgart

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Corporate law, mergers and acquisitions
  • Banking, corporate finance, asset finance
  • Real estate and portfolio transactions
  • Tax law, inheritance law and criminal tax law
  • Energy, traffic, toll and infrastructure

EDUCATION

  • Law studies at the University of Bonn and at the University of Munich
  • First legal state exam in Munich
  • PhD scholarship by the State of Bavaria
  • PhD degree by the University of Munich („summa cum laude“)
  • Legal traineeship at the district court (Landgericht) of Munich
  • Second legal state exam in Munich

CAREER

  • Since 1993 PhD candidate and fellow of Professor Dr. Peter Landau (Munich)
  • Since 1995 Associate at Preu, Bohlig & Partner (Munich)
  • Since 1997 Lawyer at Göhmann Rechtsanwälte (Frankfurt am Main)
  • Since 1998 Lawyer at Allen & Overy (Frankfurt am Main, London and New York)
  • Since 2001 Lawyer at Schürmann & Partner (Frankfurt am Main and Stuttgart)
  • Since 2007 Manager and Head of Legal of a financial institution (Germany)
  • Managing Director (CEO) of a fuel and credit card company (Germany)
  • Managing Director (CEO) of several oil trading companies (Germany, Spain and Italy)
  • Since 2012 Partner at Schürmann + Kollegen (Frankfurt am Main and Stuttgart)
  • Since 2018 Partner at WZM Wanner Zahn Machander

LANGUAGES

German and English

Jesko Zahn

Lawyer │Partner – born August 21st 1971 in Brig (Switzerland)

PRACTICE AREAS

Corporate law, labor law, litigation and alternative dispute resolution, intelectual property

EDUCATION

Law studies at the University of Frankfurt am Main

CAREER

  • 1990 – 1994 Managing Director/shareholder in a local advertising agency
  • 2005 Associate lawyer at Wanner & Partner (Frankfurt)
  • 2007 Partner at Wanner & Partner (Frankfurt)
  • 2008 Coach at BestFinanze (the FAZ-Institute)
  • 2012 Founding Partner at Schürmann + Kollegen (Frankfurt)
  • Since 2018 Partner at WZM Wanner Zahn Machander (Frankfurt)

LANGUAGES
German and English

Sarah Machander

Lawyer│Mediator │Partner – born on January 19, 1988 in Templin

PRACTICE AREAS

General civil and procedural law, compulsory execution, private and commercial tenancy law, brokerage law, real estate law, commercial and corporate law, mediation and comparative dispute resolution

EDUCATION

  • Studied law at the Johann Wolfgang von Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main
  • First state law examination in Frankfurt am Main
  • Specialized in Mediation
  • Legal clearkship at the district court of Frankfurt am Main
  • Second state law examination in Gießen
  • Successful completion of the practical part of the specialist lawyer training for tenancy law and condominium law

CAREER

  • since 2013 Research associate in the law firm Schürmann + Kollegen
  • since 2015 mediator (Of Counsel) in the law firm Schürmann + Kollegen
  • since 2017 lawyer and partner in the law firm Schürmann + Kollegen
  • since 2018 lawyer and partner in the law firm WZM Rechtsanwälte + Mediatoren

LANGUAGES

German and English

Gero M. Wähner

Attorny at Law│Mediator

PRACTICE AREAS

Private and public construction and planning law, architecture and engineers’ law, real estate, envi-ronmental law, public procurement law, law of experts in construction, real estate and environment; Alternative Dispute Resolution: Adjudication, Mediation, Arbitration, Conflict Management according

EDUCATION

  • Study of law at Goethe-University in Frankfurt on Main; legal clerkship at Landgericht Frankfurt on Main
  • Certified lawyer specializing in construction and architecture law
  • Mediator im Bauwesen (IngKH, RAK Frankfurt on Main); certified Mediator ZMedAusBV

CAREER

  • 1992-1996 Research Associate at the Institute for Public Law at Frankfurt University
  • 1999-2005 Lawyer at Lovells Boesebeck Droste, Haarmann Hemmelrath, Heiermann Franke Knipp (Frankfurt on Main and Munich)
  • 2006-2013 Lawyer in office community with Mohr Dr. Fuss & Filiz, Buhlmann & Kollegen, Dr. Speiser & Dr. Kissel
  • 2013-2017 Partner at Scharpf & Associates, Cooperating Partner at Breyer Rechtsanwälte, Partner at Schürmann + Kollegen
  • since 2018 Cooperating Partner at WZM Rechtsanwälte + Mediatoren

LANGUAGES

German and English

PUBLICATIONS AND LECTURES

Essays, commentaries on court decisions, lectures and courses on construction law, real estate, pub-lic procurement and environmental law

Ralf Kämmerling

Lawyer – born on November 5th, 1972 in Frankfurt am Main

PRACTICE AREAS

General civil and procedural law, commercial and corporate law, competition law, trademark law

EDUCATION

  • Studied law at the Johann Wolfgang von Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main
  • First state law examination in Frankfurt am Main
  • Legal clearkship at the district court of Frankfurt am Main
  • Second state law examination in Frankfurt am Main

CAREER

  • since 2004 lawyer and partner in the law firm Heitmann & Kämmerling
  • since 2006 lawyer and partner in the law firm HKM – Heitmann Kämmerling Mihulka PartG
  • since 2010 lawyer and partner in the law firm Kämmerling & Mihulka – Rechtsanwalt Steuerberater PartG
  • since 2016 lawyer and partner in the law firm HFBP Dr. Hahne, Fritz, Bechtler & Partner
  • since 2018 ccoperation partner of WZM Rechtsanwälte + Mediatoren

LANGUAGES

German and English

Michael Hassler

Lawyer – born on June 12, 1987 in Leutkirch im Allgäu

PRACTICE AREAS

General civil and procedural law, private and commercial tenancy law, commercial and corporate law

EDUCATION

  • Studied law at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
  • First state law examination in München
  • Legal clearkship at the Higher Regional Court Frankfurt am Main
  • Second state law examination in Frankfurt am Main

CAREER

  • 2016 - 2017 Lawyer at Deloitte Legal Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH, München
  • 2017 - 2018 Associate at freshfields bruckhaus Deringer LLP, München
  • since 2019 Lawyer at WZM Wanner Zahn Machander PartG, Frankfurt am Main

LANGUAGES

German and English

Dr. Jens Wanner

Lawyer │Partner – born February 24, 1968 in Stuttgart

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Corporate law, mergers and acquisitions
  • Banking, corporate finance, asset finance
  • Real estate and portfolio transactions
  • Tax law, inheritance law and criminal tax law
  • Energy, traffic, toll and infrastructure

EDUCATION

  • Law studies at the University of Bonn and at the University of Munich
  • First legal state exam in Munich
  • PhD scholarship by the State of Bavaria
  • PhD degree by the University of Munich („summa cum laude“)
  • Legal traineeship at the district court (Landgericht) of Munich
  • Second legal state exam in Munich

CAREER

  • Since 1993 PhD candidate and fellow of Professor Dr. Peter Landau (Munich)
  • Since 1995 Associate at Preu, Bohlig & Partner (Munich)
  • Since 1997 Lawyer at Göhmann Rechtsanwälte (Frankfurt am Main)
  • Since 1998 Lawyer at Allen & Overy (Frankfurt am Main, London and New York)
  • Since 2001 Lawyer at Schürmann & Partner (Frankfurt am Main and Stuttgart)
  • Since 2007 Manager and Head of Legal of a financial institution (Germany)
  • Managing Director (CEO) of a fuel and credit card company (Germany)
  • Managing Director (CEO) of several oil trading companies (Germany, Spain and Italy)
  • Since 2012 Partner at Schürmann + Kollegen (Frankfurt am Main and Stuttgart)
  • Since 2018 Partner at WZM Wanner Zahn Machander

LANGUAGES

German and English

Jesko Zahn

Lawyer │Partner – born August 21st 1971 in Brig (Switzerland)

PRACTICE AREAS

Corporate law, labor law, litigation and alternative dispute resolution, intelectual property

EDUCATION

Law studies at the University of Frankfurt am Main

CAREER

  • 1990 – 1994 Managing Director/shareholder in a local advertising agency
  • 2005 Associate lawyer at Wanner & Partner (Frankfurt)
  • 2007 Partner at Wanner & Partner (Frankfurt)
  • 2008 Coach at BestFinanze (the FAZ-Institute)
  • 2012 Founding Partner at Schürmann + Kollegen (Frankfurt)
  • Since 2018 Partner at WZM Wanner Zahn Machander (Frankfurt)

LANGUAGES

German and English

Sarah Machander

Lawyer│Mediator │Partner – born on January 19, 1988 in Templin

PRACTICE AREAS

General civil and procedural law, compulsory execution, private and commercial tenancy law, brokerage law, real estate law, commercial and corporate law, mediation and comparative dispute resolution

EDUCATION

  • Studied law at the Johann Wolfgang von Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main
  • First state law examination in Frankfurt am Main
  • Specialized in Mediation
  • Legal clearkship at the district court of Frankfurt am Main
  • Second state law examination in Gießen
  • Successful completion of the practical part of the specialist lawyer training for tenancy law and condominium law

CAREER

  • since 2013 Research associate in the law firm Schürmann + Kollegen
  • since 2015 mediator (Of Counsel) in the law firm Schürmann + Kollegen
  • since 2017 lawyer and partner in the law firm Schürmann + Kollegen
  • since 2018 lawyer and partner in the law firm WZM Rechtsanwälte + Mediatoren

LANGUAGES

German and English

Gero M. Wähner

Attorny at Law│Mediator

PRACTICE AREAS

Private and public construction and planning law, architecture and engineers’ law, real estate, envi-ronmental law, public procurement law, law of experts in construction, real estate and environment; Alternative Dispute Resolution: Adjudication, Mediation, Arbitration, Conflict Management according

EDUCATION

  • Study of law at Goethe-University in Frankfurt on Main; legal clerkship at Landgericht Frankfurt on Main
  • Certified lawyer specializing in construction and architecture law
  • Mediator im Bauwesen (IngKH, RAK Frankfurt on Main); certified Mediator ZMedAusBV

CAREER

  • 1992-1996 Research Associate at the Institute for Public Law at Frankfurt University
  • 1999-2005 Lawyer at Lovells Boesebeck Droste, Haarmann Hemmelrath, Heiermann Franke Knipp (Frankfurt on Main and Munich)
  • 2006-2013 Lawyer in office community with Mohr Dr. Fuss & Filiz, Buhlmann & Kollegen, Dr. Speiser & Dr. Kissel
  • 2013-2017 Partner at Scharpf & Associates, Cooperating Partner at Breyer Rechtsanwälte, Partner at Schürmann + Kollegen
  • since 2018 Cooperating Partner at WZM Rechtsanwälte + Mediatoren

LANGUAGES

German and English

PUBLICATIONS AND LECTURES

Essays, commentaries on court decisions, lectures and courses on construction law, real estate, pub-lic procurement and environmental law

Ralf Kämmerling

Lawyer – born on November 5th, 1972 in Frankfurt am Main

PRACTICE AREAS

General civil and procedural law, commercial and corporate law, competition law, trademark law

EDUCATION

  • Studied law at the Johann Wolfgang von Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main
  • First state law examination in Frankfurt am Main
  • Legal clearkship at the district court of Frankfurt am Main
  • Second state law examination in Frankfurt am Main

CAREER

  • since 2004 lawyer and partner in the law firm Heitmann & Kämmerling
  • since 2006 lawyer and partner in the law firm HKM – Heitmann Kämmerling Mihulka PartG
  • since 2010 lawyer and partner in the law firm Kämmerling & Mihulka – Rechtsanwalt Steuerberater PartG
  • since 2016 lawyer and partner in the law firm HFBP Dr. Hahne, Fritz, Bechtler & Partner
  • since 2018 ccoperation partner of WZM Rechtsanwälte + Mediatoren

LANGUAGES

German and English

Michael Hassler

Lawyer – born on June 12, 1987 in Leutkirch im Allgäu

PRACTICE AREAS

General civil and procedural law, private and commercial tenancy law, commercial and corporate law

EDUCATION

  • Studied law at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
  • First state law examination in München
  • Legal clearkship at the Higher Regional Court Frankfurt am Main
  • Second state law examination in Frankfurt am Main

CAREER

  • 2016 - 2017 Lawyer at Deloitte Legal Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH, München
  • 2017 - 2018 Associate at freshfields bruckhaus Deringer LLP, München
  • since 2019 Lawyer at WZM Wanner Zahn Machander PartG, Frankfurt am Main

LANGUAGES

German and English

Office

Shari Martiker-Richert

Paralegal│Law Student – born on September 13, 1992 in Offenbach am Main

PRACTICE AREAS

Foreclosure, Office Management, Judicial dunning procedure, Invoicing

EDUCATION

  • Apprenticeship for Legal Assistant at the Hans-Böckler-Schule Frankfurt am Main
  • further education for Paralegal at the Rechtsanwaltskammer Frankfurt am Main
  • Studied law at the Justus-Liebig-University Gießen

CAREER

  • since 2010 Apprenticeship at SALGER Rechtsanwälte
  • since 2012 Apprenticeship at Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • since 2014 Legal Asssistant and later Paralegal (2015) BFS Bader Förster Schubert
  • since 2016 Paralegal and research associate Schürmann + Kollegen - WZM Rechtsanwälte + Mediatoren

LANGUAGES

German and English

Rebecca Spreier

Assistant to the Management– born on February 8, 1987 in Frankfurt am Main

FIELD OF ACTIVITY

Office Management, Invoicing

EDUCATION

  • Apprenticeship for Office administrator at the Wilhelm-Merton-Schule, Frankfurt am Main

CAREER

  • since 2008 Apprenticeship at Unigarant GmbH
  • since 2010 Office administrator bei Unigarant GmbH
  • since 2017 Assistant to the Management at WZM Rechtsanwälten, Frankfurt am Main

LANGUAGES

German and English

Talisa Madeleine Drescher

Research associate│Stud. iur. – born on September 21st in 1997 in Kirchheimbolanden

FIELD OF ACTIVITY

Study of law, research work in law, client support, assisting the secretariat of the law firm

EDUCATION

  • Studying law at the Johannes Gutenberg-University in Mainz since April 2017

CAREER

  • since February 2018: Research associate in the law firm Schürmann + Kollegen
  • since July 2018: Research associate in the law firm WZM Rechtsanwälte + Mediatoren

LANGUAGES

German and English

Cara Dielmann

Research associate│Law graduate│Doctoral candidate – born on January 1st, 1992 in Bad Soden am Taunus

PRACTICE AREAS

Research work in law, client support, assisting the lawyers and the secretariat of the law firm

EDUCATION

  • Law studies at Philipps-University Marburg and University Complutense Madrid
  • First state examination in Marburg an der Lahn
  • Doctoral candidate at Philipps-University Marburg

CAREER

  • since 2015 Student research assistant at the Institute for Commercial, Economic and Labour Law Prof. Dr. Markus Roth, Philipps-University Marburg
  • since 2018 Research associate at Ashurst LLP
  • since 2019 Research associate at WZM Rechtsanwälte + Mediatoren

LANGUAGES

German, English and Spanish

Shari Martiker-Richert

Paralegal│Law Student – born on September 13, 1992 in Offenbach am Main

PRACTICE AREAS

Foreclosure, Office Management, Judicial dunning procedure, Invoicing

EDUCATION

  • Apprenticeship for Legal Assistant at the Hans-Böckler-Schule Frankfurt am Main
  • further education for Paralegal at the Rechtsanwaltskammer Frankfurt am Main
  • Studied law at the Justus-Liebig-University Gießen

CAREER

  • since 2010 Apprenticeship at SALGER Rechtsanwälte
  • since 2012 Apprenticeship at Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • since 2014 Legal Asssistant and later Paralegal (2015) BFS Bader Förster Schubert
  • since 2016 Paralegal and research associate Schürmann + Kollegen - WZM Rechtsanwälte + Mediatoren

LANGUAGES

German and English

Rebecca Spreier

Assistant to the Management– born on February 8, 1987 in Frankfurt am Main

FIELD OF ACTIVITY

Office Management, Invoicing

EDUCATION

  • Apprenticeship for Office administrator at the Wilhelm-Merton-Schule, Frankfurt am Main

CAREER

  • since 2008 Apprenticeship at Unigarant GmbH
  • since 2010 Office administrator bei Unigarant GmbH
  • since 2017 Assistant to the Management at WZM Rechtsanwälten, Frankfurt am Main

LANGUAGES

German and English

Talisa Madeleine Drescher

Research associate│Stud. iur. – born on September 21st in 1997 in Kirchheimbolanden

FIELD OF ACTIVITY

Study of law, research work in law, client support, assisting the secretariat of the law firm

EDUCATION

  • Studying law at the Johannes Gutenberg-University in Mainz since April 2017

CAREER

  • since February 2018: Research associate in the law firm Schürmann + Kollegen
  • since July 2018: Research associate in the law firm WZM Rechtsanwälte + Mediatoren

LANGUAGES

German and English

Cara Dielmann

Research associate│Law graduate│Doctoral candidate – born on January 1st, 1992 in Bad Soden am Taunus

PRACTICE AREAS

Research work in law, client support, assisting the lawyers and the secretariat of the law firm

EDUCATION

  • Law studies at Philipps-University Marburg and University Complutense Madrid
  • First state examination in Marburg an der Lahn
  • Doctoral candidate at Philipps-University Marburg

CAREER

  • since 2015 Student research assistant at the Institute for Commercial, Economic and Labour Law Prof. Dr. Markus Roth, Philipps-University Marburg
  • since 2018 Research associate at Ashurst LLP
  • since 2019 Research associate at WZM Rechtsanwälte + Mediatoren

LANGUAGES

German, English and Spanish