Matthias Distler - McDermott Will & Emery


Matthias Distler focuses his practice on dispute resolution, representing clients in national and international litigation and arbitration. Matthias has extensive experience in defending clients in liability disputes, inter alia in directors and officers (D&O) liability disputes, as well as dealing with damage claims arising from merger and acquisition transactions. His practice also encompasses advising clients on various aspects of corporate litigation and commercial law.

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  • Defended a major Chinese Investment company in a cross-border multi-million Euro dispute in connection with the acquisition of a German private bank
  • Defended a former managing director of a German stock company in a multi-million Euro D&O-dispute
  • Defended a major Chinese Investment company in enforcement proceedings
  • Claimed and enforced brokerage fees for a major global real estate service provider against prominent international restaurant franchise company in first instance and appeal procedure

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  • German Institution of Arbitration (DIS)


Higher Regional Court of the Saarland, Second State Exam, 2015
University of Freiburg, First State Exam, 2013


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