Dr. Jörg Ritter



Jörg Ritter, a partner in the Munich office, is a member of the Corporate Group. He focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and private equity investments, corporate litigation, German and international tax law and bankruptcy law.

Jörg represents clients in all types of corporate transactions and litigation, including international venture capital and private equity funds as well as a variety of family offices.

Prior to joining Orrick, Jörg was a partner in the Munich office of an international U.S.-headquartered law firm.

  • • More than 250 M&A-, Private Equity- and Venture Capital-Transactions.

    • Extensive experience in legal disputes, in particular shareholder disputes and management liability cases

    • Comprehensive experience as party appointed arbitrator (Schiedsrichter)

    • Advising the PHW Group on the sale of Lohmann SE to Eli Lilly

    • Advising the Maybach Family on the sale of MTU Friedrichshafen to Daimler AG / EQT

    • Consulting the stakeholders of iTAC Software AG for sale to Dürr AG, including TVM, PariGroup, SAP Ventures

    • Advising the stakeholders of Definiens AG on sale to a Global Pharmaceutical Industry Company

    • Advising on the structuring and integration of Europe's largest solar power plant