Dr. Norbert Schulte advises clients on complex cross-border mergers and acquisitions as well as joint ventures. Norbert leads the Firm’s German Practice and is a member of the Firm-wide Management Committee. He previously served as managing partner of the Firm’s Düsseldorf office.

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  • Advised Heckler & Koch Group, a privately held defense company active in the manufacturing of small arms for the North American Treaty Organization (NATO), in the corporate restructuring of its top-level holding company
  • Represented Intersnack Group, one of the leading manufacturers of savory snacks in Europe, in the formation of an equity joint venture with Johanning Snack GmbH & Co. KG
  • Advised the shareholders of S1nn GmbH & Co. KG (S1nn) on the sale and transfer of all of their partnership interests in S1nn to Harman Group

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  • Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers™ 2021 Germany: Leading Lawyer for Real Estate Law
  • JUVE Handbook

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  • German-American Lawyers Association


Higher Regional Court of Karlsruhe, Second State Exam, 1997
University of Freiburg, Dr. jur. (PhD), 1995
Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, MALD, 1995
University of Freiburg, First State Exam, 1993
University of Münster, 1988 – 1990


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Dr. Norbert Schulte

Insights & Events / Media

Munich, Germany / McDermott Event / September 24, 2019

Unternehmeredition, Special edition "Familienvermögen", Issue 5 / October 2018

International News / Spring 2016

Unternehmeredition (Germany) / January 20, 2016

Pubblicazioni / May 2015

Munich, Germany / Diversity Event / September 24, 2014

Unternehmeredition – Private Equity/M&A / August 2014