Christoph Zuschlag

Associate, Frankfurt

Biography

Overview

Christoph is a member of the firm's global commercial litigation practice.

He represents domestic and multinational clients in complex commercial disputes with a particular focus on corporate, real estate and technology litigation.

Christoph supports clients in complex commercial disputes, inter alia, as regards liability issues and post-M&A matters. He also assists clients in the context of enforcement proceedings with international implications.

Christoph also advises clients in ESG litigation topics, including disputes relating to supply chains, sustainability and climate change.

Prior to joining White & Case, Christoph gained experience in the field of dispute resolution as an associate and trainee lawyer at several international law firms in Hamburg and Frankfurt.

He taught civil law and European law at the University of Hamburg and at the Nanjing University of Finance and Economics.

Bars and Courts
Rechtsanwalt
Education
Second State Exam
Hanseatic Higher Regional Court of Hamburg
First State Exam
Philipps-University Marburg
Languages
German
English

Experience

Technology Companies
Representation of technology companies as regards claims in connection with internet platforms and associated products.

Energy Companies
Advising energy companies with regard to claims in connection with climate change.

G-20 Government
Advice on the German Act on Corporate Due Diligence Obligations for the Prevention of Human Rights Violations in Supply Chains ("LkSG").

Real Estate Companies
Representation of real estate companies in the defence and enforcement of contractual claims.

Several Companies
Advice to companies regarding contractual claims in connection with COVID-19.

A German Bank
Representation of a German Bank in the defence against claims for damages in connection with funds.

Publications

"The new supply chain law: potential civil liability and fines" ("Das neue Lieferkettengesetz: Mögliche zivilrechtliche und bußgeldrechtliche Haftung"), July 2021 (with Sonja Hoffmann,Thomas Helck and Christian Theissen)