NEW YORK, January 2, 2019: International law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP announced today that Dr. Hendrik Röhricht has joined the Firm as a Corporate partner, focusing on private equity and M&A transactions. He is based in Frankfurt and Munich.
“We are excited to welcome Hendrik to the Firm,” said Weil Executive Partner Barry Wolf. “He is known as an excellent deal execution lawyer in the market, and he will further strengthen our transactional capabilities in Germany.”
Gerhard Schmidt, Managing Partner of Weil’s German offices, commented: “Hendrik is a great addition to Weil’s premier Private Equity and M&A practices in Germany. His experience advising on complex transactions, including those involving global private equity firms, will be a great benefit to our clients.”
Dr. Röhricht joined Weil from White & Case’s Frankfurt office. His practice focuses on M&A and private equity, and the representation of financial sponsors, management teams and corporates. He has broad experience in domestic and cross-border transactions, including carve-outs, public takeovers and joint ventures.
Dr. Röhricht commented: “I am very pleased to be joining Weil and its talented team of lawyers in Germany. I look forward to advising the Firm’s global clients on their most complex transactions.”
About Weil in Germany
Weil’s German offices, based in Frankfurt and Munich, work together closely to provide seamless support to domestic and international clients, handling both sophisticated cross-border transactions and multi-jurisdictional disputes with a focus on Private Equity, Mergers & Acquisitions, Restructuring, Dispute Resolution, Finance, Tax, Antitrust and Employment. The offices’ remarkably diverse client base is engaged in a variety of industries and includes some of the world’s leading financial institutions and major international corporations.
Founded in 1931, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has been a preeminent provider of legal services for more than 80 years. With approximately 1,100 lawyers in offices on three continents, Weil has been a pioneer in establishing a geographic footprint that has allowed the Firm to partner with clients wherever they do business. The Firm’s four departments, Corporate, Litigation, Business Finance & Restructuring, and Tax, Executive Compensation & Benefits, and more than two dozen practice groups are consistently recognized as leaders in their respective fields.