Dr. Jana Benzel | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Dr. Jana Benzel

Associate, Düsseldorf

T +49 211 49195 0

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Jana Benzel has her practical focus on insolvency law litigation and corporate law related to insolvency proceedings.

She also advises national banks on banking and insolvency law matters.

Prior to joining White & Case in 2017 Jana Benzel worked for another leading law firm and was mainly focused on banking law litigation and corporate law.

Bars and Courts

  • Rechtsanwältin
  • Banking and Capital Markets Lawyer


  • Second State Exam, Higher Regional Court of Hamm
  • Dr jur, Westphalian Wilhelms University Münster
  • LLM, Westphalian Wilhelms University Münster
  • First State Exam, Westphalian Wilhelms University Münster


  • English
  • German



  • The Determination of Illiquidity of Limited Liability Companies, (Die Feststellung der Zahlungsunfähigkeit von Gesellschaften mit beschränkter Haftung), Dissertation, Mohr Siebeck, 2013
  • Co-author, "Does the looming over-indebtedness exist as an insolvency application? (Gibt es den Antragsgrund der drohenden Überschuldung?)", ZInsO 2012, Pages 2187-2193 (with Tehler)
  • Co-author, "Nearly unknown: The combination of foundation and the testament of parents with disabled children (Noch weitgehend unbekannt: Die Kombination von Stiftung und Behindertentestament), ZStV 2010, Pages 68 – 70 (with Weidlich)