Dr. Vanessa Seibel | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
 Vanessa Seibel
 Vanessa Seibel

Dr. Vanessa Seibel

Associate, Frankfurt

T +49 69 29994 0

E vseibel@whitecase.com


Vanessa Seibel advises companies on all aspects of corporate law with a focus on the law of stock corporations and affiliated companies as well as German law on private limited companies.

She particularly specializes in advising on structural measures, such as Squeeze-outs, transformation law, capital measures, corporate finance and public take-overs. Furthermore, Vanessa Seibel advises management and supervisory board members on aspects of corporate governance, compliance and liability issues.

Prior to joining White & Case as a lawyer, Vanessa Seibel worked as a legal assistant and trainee lawyer in the corporate law practice of another leading international law firm in Mannheim and Beijing. In addition, Vanessa Seibel gained experience as a research assistant, especially in the field of private international law and comparative law at the University of Trier.

Bars and Courts

  • Rechtsanwältin


  • First State Exam, University of Trier
  • Second State Exam, Higher Regional Court of Karlsruhe
  • Dr jur, University of Trier


  • English
  • French
  • German



  • The potentially unlawful appointment of the supervisory board – the doctrine of defective corporate bodies as a means to overcome legal uncertainty? Commentary on the decision of the German Federal Court of Justice (BGH) of February 19, 2013 – II ZR 56/12, Der Konzern, Issue 5, pp. 310–314, 2013, (co-author with Alexander Kiefner)
  • Managers during the company’s insolvency. A comparative and economic study of the GmbH and the LLC (Der Geschäftsführer in der Insolvenz der Gesellschaft. Eine rechtsvergleichende und rechtsökonomische Betrachtung von GmbH und LLC), Dissertation, Frankfurt am Main, 2012