Dr. Wolfgang von Frentz - McDermott Will & Emery


Wolfgang von Frentz is co-head of the German Telecom, Media and Technology (TMT) practice group. He has longstanding experience regarding litigation, the judicial enforcement of his clients` claims and when it comes to complex transactions. In the area of digitization and “Industry 4.0” Wolfgang advises on the development of new business models as well as their implementation and transformation.

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  • Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers™ 2022 and 2023 Germany: Leading Lawyer for Corporate Law, Intellectual Property Law, Litigation, Media Law, Technology Law and Telecommunications Law
  • Global Law Experts 2022: TMT Law – Lawyer of the Year in Germany – 2022
  • Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers™ 2021 Germany, ‘Lawyer of the Year’ in Technology Law
  • Chambers Europe Germany 2020/2021: client enthuses that Wolfgang von Frentz “is extremely helpful and offers deep knowledge“.
  • Juve Handbuch Wirtschaftskanzleien recommends Dr. Wolfgang von Frentz for TMT, 2020/2021: “Strong opponent“, “deeply rooted in the marketplace“, “remarkable number of procedures that are becoming precedence cases“, competitor, 2019/2020: “a pleasant negotiating partner with a target-oriented and pragmatic approach“, competitor, 2018/2019: Interviewees emphasize his „comprehensive know-how“, clients describe him as a „specialist for program distribution“, 2017/2018: Clients praise his „excellent expertise

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University of Regensburg, Dr. jur. (PhD), 1998
Court of Appeal, Berlin, Second State Exam, 1997
University of Cape Town, LLM, 1993
University of Regensburg, First State Exam, 1993


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