Claus Wecker

Partner Of Counsel, Düsseldorf



Claus Wecker practices in the area of mergers and acquisitions.

He focuses on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capitals as well as project finance. Due to his extensive transactional experience in the projects area (especially project finance), he frequently advises on M&A transactions in this area, often including business cooperations and joint ventures.

Claus is a founding partner of the White & Case Düsseldorf office. He has been a partner of the Firm since 1998. Before joining the Firm, he worked for more than 20 years in-house as counsel of Thyssen Handelsunion AG/general counsel of Thyssen Telecom AG. Before that, he spent three years in New York, including as an associate at a major international law firm.

Bars and Courts
Second State Exam
Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf
First State Exam
Rhenish Friedrich Wilhelm University Bonn



Project Finance – Applications, Risk Management, Structuring of the Contracts, Balance Sheet Treatment (Projektfinanzierung – Anwendungsmöglichkeiten, Risikomanagement, Vertragsgestaltung, bilanzielle Behandlung), Stuttgart, 1999

Awards and Recognition

Project Finance, IFLR1000 2011, Germany
Leading Individual

Project Finance, JUVE 2010/2011
Highly Recommended Lawyer