Dr. Tine Schauenburg (née Golombek) | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Tine Schauenburg (née Golombek)
Tine Schauenburg (née Golombek)

Dr. Tine Schauenburg (née Golombek)

Partner, Berlin, Hamburg

T +49 30 880911 0

T +49 40 35005 0

E [email protected]


Dr. Tine Schauenburg concentrates on white collar criminal offenses and tax offenses as well as regulatory/administrative offenses.

She regularly heads internal investigations, advises companies and decision makers on compliance issues, with regard to liability risks and in connection with criminal and administrative investigation proceedings. She further focuses on reviewing and enforcing claims for damages against decision makers and third parties related to matters that are potentially relevant under liability and criminal law aspects. In this context she is able to draw on extensive experience and expertise gained in the fields of corporate law and D&O insurance law.

Bars and Courts

  • Rechtsanwältin


  • Dr jur, Bucerius Law School
  • First State Exam, Bucerius Law School, Hamburg
  • Second State Exam, Hanseatic Higher Regional Court of Hamburg


  • German
  • English


German bank

Conducting internal investigations, advising and representing the bank vis-à-vis tax and investigation authorities and advising the bank on liability issues in connection with cum/ex trades.

Leading real estate company

Representing the company vis-à-vis investigation authorities and asserting liability claims in court against former members of the management related to losses incurred in connection with speculative real estate projects in Germany and other countries.

Industrial service provider

Advising on internal investigations and representing the service provider vis-à-vis investigation authorities in connection with suspected bribery of officials in Europe, South and North America.

US car manufacturer

Internal investigations at the German subsidiary of a US car manufacturer, in response to investigation proceedings conducted by the SEC and the DOJ, which were related to suspected corruptive practices in Eastern Europe.


  • Chapter "International Criminal Law" (sections 3-9 German Criminal Code) and chapter "Victims' Rights" (sections 374-406d; 406f-406l German Criminal Procedure Code) in: White Collar Criminal Law including Tax Offences and Procedural Law. A Commentary. Ed. Esser/Rübenstahl/Saliger/Tsambikakis. Cologne, 2017

  • The protection of foreign legal interests in the systematic structure of German International Criminal Law (Der Schutz ausländischer Rechtsgüter im System des deutschen Strafanwendungsrechts). Dissertation, Berlin, 2010 (Tine Golombek)

  • The inclusion of the "business-owner model" in the definition of Sec. 299 StGB – a departure from the system of the German Criminal Code (Die Aufnahme des "Geschäftsherrenmodells" in den Tatbestand des § 299 StGB – ein Systembruch im deutschen StGB). ZRP, Pages 193-195, 2007 (Tine Golombek, co-author with Thomas Rönnau)