Dr. Laura Christiane Nienaber | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Dr. Laura Christiane Nienaber

Associate, Berlin

T +49 30 880 911 975

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Laura Nienaber’s practice focuses on white collar work, in particular in the criminal compliance and internal investigations fields. She defends and advises companies in domestic and international proceedings relating to corruption and tax offenses. In addition, her areas of expertise include the coordination of internal investigations, implementation and improvement of compliance management systems, providing support in connection with the criminal law aspects of civil disputes, and assessing potential risks under criminal law in connection with corporate acquisitions (criminal due diligence).

Bars and Courts

  • Rechtsanwältin


  • Certified Compliance Officer (CO)
  • Friedrich-Alexander-Universität, Dr. jur
  • Second State Exam, Higher Regional Court of Berlin
  • First State Exam, Westfälische-Wilhelms-Universität Münster


  • German
  • English
  • Spanish



  • Umfang, Grenzen und Verwertbarkeit compliancebasierter unternehmensinterner Ermittlungen [Scope, limits and usability of compliance-based internal investigations] (Dissertation)
  • „Wer auf vier Punkte lernt, landet leicht unter dem Strich“ – Die Tätigkeit als Repetitor [Simply aiming for a pass grade is often not enough - the role of the tutor], Beck`scher Referendarsführer 2018/2019
  • Herkunft und Reform der Tötungsdelikte [Origins and reform of homicide offenses], Richter ohne Robe 2016, 49 ff.
  • Woher kommen eigentlich…? Die Mordmerkmale [Where do they come from...? The elements defining murder], Ad Legendum 2015, 56 ff.
  • Tagungsbericht zur Vortrags- und Diskussionsveranstaltung „Interne Ermittlungen – Eine Momentaufnahme“ [Conference report on the event, “Internal investigations – a snapshot”], WiJ 2014, 167 ff.
  • Die Aufgabe der Interessentheorie beim Bankrott [The role of public interest theory in the case of bankruptcy offenses], December 30, 2013, Grin Verlag GmbH