Dr. Bernd Meyer-Witting - McDermott Will & Emery


Dr. Bernd Meyer-Witting focuses his practice on complex corporate and commercial transactions. Bernd works with domestic and foreign corporate clients from a wide variety of industries—including telecommunications, media and technology, renewable energy, and automotive—on a broad range of legal issues, in particular on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and outsourcing transactions.

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  • Advising a major Japanese automotive supplier on its contractual arrangements with various German automotive manufacturers
  • Advised Hanwha Group on its acquisition of Q-Cells SE’s headquarters in Germany, its production facilities in Germany and Malaysia and its sales offices in the US, Australia and Japan from Q-Cells’ insolvency administrator as well as on the acquisition of a multi-jurisdictional automotive supplier*
  • Advised a major German pension fund on the acquisition of a substantial participation in the newly constructed offshore wind farm Baltic 2, including negotiation of the tripartite joint venture agreement*

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  • Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers™ 2023 Germany: Leading Lawyer for Mergers and Acquisitions Law and Energy Law
  • Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers™ 2022 Germany: Leading Lawyer for Mergers and Acquisitions Law and Energy Law
  • Recommended for IT and Outsourcing by The Legal 500
  • Described as having “great transaction experience”and “excellent legal skills” in JUVE 2017/2018


University of Osnabrück, Dr. jur. (PhD), 1990
Higher Regional Court of Nuremberg, Second State Exam, 1989
Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, First State Exam, 1985
University of Cambridge, MA, 1985

England and Wales

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