Dr. Jan Hückel - McDermott Will & Emery


Dr. Jan Hückel focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions, as well as corporate law matters and corporate restructuring.


  • Advised SIGNA Group in various corporate transactions, including its acquisition of Karstadt Group
  • Advised Van Leeuwen Group (the Netherlands) on the sale of its shares in a joint venture to its joint venture partner
  • Advised United Conveyor Corporation (USA) on the acquisition of PLAKON, a German engineering company

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  • Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers™ 2023 Germany: Leading Lawyer for Corporate Law, Private Equity Law and Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers™ 2019 – 2022 Germany: Leading Lawyer for Corporate Law and Private Equity Law
  • JUVE 2018/2019, frequently recommended for Mergers and Acquisitions
  • The Legal 500 EMEA 2016, Corporate and M&A/Private Equity: Transactions. Lauded as “pragmatic and client-orient.”
  • Chambers Europe 2016, “Up and Coming” in Germany: Private Equity


University of Würzburg, Dr. jur. (PhD), 2005
Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf, Second State Exam, 2005
University of Frankfurt, First State Exam, 2002
University of Salamanca, 1998


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