Dr. Marlene Maesch

Local Partner, Düsseldorf

Biography

Overview

Marlene Maesch concentrates on insolvency law litigation and company law related to insolvency proceedings.

She has gained experience over several years in complex insolvency-related disputes. Her focus is on disputes involving rights of rescission, capital provision and preservation and on liability actions against board members of insolvent companies.

Before she started working as a litigator, Marlene Maesch was a member of the insolvency practice team in our Düsseldorf and Hamburg offices for more than five years, enabling her to gain in-depth insolvency law expertise from a practical perspective.

Before joining White & Case in 2007, Marlene Maesch worked as insolvency law litigator and corporate law litigator. In addition, she handled insolvency law matters working as an in-house lawyer in the legal department of a major German bank.

Bars and Courts
Rechtsanwältin
Education
Second State Exam
Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf
Dr jur
Philipps-University Marburg
First State Exam
Philipps-University Marburg
Estate Agent
Languages
German
English

Experience

Speaking Engagements

"Current Information on German Legislative Changes in respect of the Right to Challenge Detrimental Acts (Neuregelungen im Anfechtungsrecht nach tagesaktuellem Stand)", May 31, 2017: PraxisFORUM Insolvenzanfechtung, Frankfurt

Publications

Concurrent Rights to Challenge Detrimental Acts – Can transactions in "bad faith" expose creditors to the risk of paying twice? (Commentary on the Federal Court of Justice, Germany, decision of 8 September 2016 – IX ZR 151/14), Der Betrieb, Issue 20/2017, pp. 1131-1133 (Konkurrierende Anfechtungsansprüche – „Bösgläubigkeit“ und Gefahr der Doppelzahlung?)

Prussian taxes under the aspect of tax equity (Preußische Steuern unter dem Aspekt der Steuergerechtigkeit), Dissertation, Berlin, 2004

Awards and Recognition

Recommended Lawyer: Dispute Resolution – Germany, The Legal 500 Germany, 2017