EISENMANN WAHLE BIRK & WEIDNER

Comment: This recommended practice in insurance enjoys a strong position in the southwest and, with multiple experienced specialists over a broad spectrum, is active in mostly larger liability claims. Alongside disputes over product liability, D&O disputes and property insurance claims, Winkelbauer in particular is renowned in lawyer and tax advisor liability cases. He also advises, for instance, at the interface with criminal law. Several large companies from Baden-Württemberg are advised by Eisenmann lawyers on compliance and corruption cases.
Strengths: Professional liability and compliance advice. Property insurance.
Recommended: Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Winkelbauer, Dr. Ulrich Weidner.
Practice: Litigation, esp. in the fields of lawyer and tax advisor liability, product liability (auto and consumer goods branch), D&O (here, interface with ?white collar crime and compliance advice), property insurance, medical and auto liability. Recourse cases for insurers. (5 partners)
Clients: ?? Basler concerning collapse of the Cologne city archive and fire at BASF Ludwigshafen; Württembergische on recourse against supplier concerning recall costs (auto sector); regular advice to Allianz in professional liability and D&O claims (public knowledge); ongoing advice to diverse insurers on major coverage and recourse claims, product liability, freelancers’ liability and D&O; subsidiary concerning liability charges against company directors.