Dr. Markus Stephanblome | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
 Markus Stephanblome
 Markus Stephanblome

Dr. Markus Stephanblome

Partner, Frankfurt


Markus Stephanblome advises on, structures and executes public and private M&A as well as private equity transactions. He also provides advice to clients on corporate, group and reorganization matters.

Prior to joining White & Case in March 2014, Markus Stephanblome worked in the M&A/Corporate department of a leading international law firm in Düsseldorf and Frankfurt for almost ten years, since 2011 as Counsel. Following his LLM. studies at Columbia Law School, he also worked at an international law firm in New York for one year.

Bars and Courts

  • Rechtsanwalt


  • Dr jur, University of Münster
  • Second State Exam, Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf
  • LLM, Columbia Law School
  • First State Exam, University of Münster


  • German
  • English
  • Spanish



  • Recommendations of the German Corporate Governance Code on the independence of supervisory board members (Empfehlungen des DCGK zur Unabhängigkeit von Aufsichtsratsmitgliedern), ZIP, Issue 30, p. 1411, 2013
  • The definition of independence under the German Corporate Governance Code (Der Unabhängigkeitsbegriff des Deutschen Corporate Governance Kodex), NZG, p. 445 et seq., 2013
  • Structuring options for a merger squeeze-out (Gestaltungsmöglichkeiten beim verschmelzungsrechtlichen Squeeze-Out), AG, Issue 22, pp. 814–822, 2012
  • Acting in concert and new disclosure duties under the Risk Limitation Act (Acting in Concert und neue Offenlegungspflichten nach dem Risikobegrenzungs-gesetz), ZIP, Issue 39, p. 1797, 2008, (co-author with Christoph von Bülow)
  • The downstream merger – current legal issues under reorganization and corporate law (Der Downstream Merger – aktuelle umwandlungs- und gesellschaftsrechtliche Fragestellungen), ZGR, Issue 3, pp. 351–400, 2007, (co-author with Martin Klein)