Dr. Alexander C. Lang

Local Partner, Frankfurt

Biography

Overview

Alexander Lang is a local partner in the Dispute Resolution Group in Frankfurt. His practice focuses on international arbitration and commercial litigation. He specializes in disputes relating to M&A, construction, energy, and supply contracts and has substantial experience in arbitrations conducted under the ICC and DIS rules.

Alexander spent six months on secondment in our London office and regularly supports clients in significant international disputes together with colleagues from other offices of White & Case's award-winning International Arbitration Practice. He also advises clients on issues relating to private international law and cross-border litigation (including jurisdiction, service, and enforcement).

Prior to joining White & Case in 2014, Alexander gained considerable experience in the field of dispute resolution as trainee lawyer working for another renowned international law firm in Frankfurt.

Bars and Courts
Rechtsanwalt
Education
LLM
University of California, Los Angeles
Second State Exam
Regional Court of Stuttgart
First State Exam
Eberhard Karls University Tübingen
Languages
English
German

Experience

Global industrial chemical manufacturer
Successful representation in a post-M&A/construction dispute. The arbitration under the DIS Rules concerned several technical defects of the chemical plant acquired by our client.
  
German Automotive OEM
Advising a major German OEM in negotiations with various suppliers as well as representation in court proceedings.

Global player in renewable energy
Representation of a mechanical works contractor in a dispute relating to the construction of a hydro-power plant.

Oil & Gas Consortium
Successful representation of an oil & gas consortium in an ICC arbitration against an Arab state arising from the political turmoil of the Arab spring.

Major Danish Technology Company
Representation of the client in court proceedings for recognition and enforcement of a foreign arbitration award in Germany.

Listed Media Group
Representation of a listed-German media group in a post-M&A dispute with the seller of the target company in expert determination and court proceedings.

Major Power Company
Advising a major power company in a post M&A ICC arbitration.

ICC arbitration concerning one of the largest infrastructure projects in the world
Representing the main contractor on one of the world's largest infrastructure projects located in Central America, in ICC arbitrations against the employer.

Publications

Information guarantees in share purchase agreements – issues regarding factual requirements and legal consequences (Informationsgarantien in Unternehmenskaufverträgen – Tatbestands- und Rechtsfolgenprobleme), NZG 3/2020, Issue 3, p. 92-98, (co-authored with Markus Burianski)

Personal jurisdiction in stream-of-commerce cases (Internationale und interstaatliche Zuständigkeit US-amerikanischer Gerichte für Produkthaftungsklagen), Verlag Dr. Kovac, Issue 65, Hamburg 2019

"Challenges" to Party-Appointed Experts, SchiedsVZ 2017, Issue 6, Pages 269-277, (co-author with Markus Burianski)

Third-party funding in international arbitration – an overview (Prozessfinanzierung in internationalen Schiedsverfahren – ein Überblick), DisputeResolution – Online-Magazine, Issue 2, p. 10 et seqq., 2014, (co-author with Markus Burianski)

The New Proposals of the European Commission Regarding the Future of European Investment Treaties: Light at the End of the Tunnel?, NYSBA - International Law Practicum, p. 85 et seqq., Autumn 2010