Prof. Dr. Renate Dendorfer-Ditges LL.M. MBA

Lawyer, Attorney-at-Law New York and US Federal Courts, Specialist for Labour Law, Commercial and Corporate Law, Arbitrator and Commercial Mediator (Harvard University, FernUni Hagen)


  • Individual and collective labour law, in particular restructuring, outsourcing, and advisor for board members
  • Corporate law
  • National and international arbitration law as counsel and arbitrator
  • National and international commercial mediation and other areas of ADR
  • International contracts and legal disputes, in particular relating to U.S. law

Education and Experience

  • Since 2013 Partner of DITGES RECHTSANWAELTE WIRTSCHAFTSPRUEFER STEUERBERATER (Lawyers, Auditors and Tax Consultants)
  • Until 2013 Partner of HEUSSEN Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH, Munich, since then continuing as cooperation partner
  • Until 2004 Lawyer at PricewaterhouseCoopers Veltins GmbH, Munich
  • 2001 Legal Counsel at Articon-Integralis AG, Ismaning, Munich
  • Until 2000 General Counsel, Authorized Signatory and Head of the Legal Department of the Finanzbau MARITIM-Unternehmensgruppe (Group of Companies) as well as Managing Director of the Gesellschaft für Vermögensverwaltung mbH, (Asset Management Company) Bad Salzuflen
  • 1996 Admission to the Bar in Germany and in the U.S. (New York)
  • Law Studies in Bielefeld single-phase judicial training) and Freiburg, returning to Bielefeld University as an Assistant.


German, English


Numerous publications on Labour Law, Arbitration Law and Commercial Mediation LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

Teaching and Lecturing Activities

  • Since 2010 Honorary Professor for Dispute Resolution at the EBS Universitaet fuer Wirtschaft und Recht (University for Business and Law), Wiesbaden
  • Since 2002 Professor for Commercial Law at the DHBW Dualen Hochschule Baden-Wuerttemberg (Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University) Stuttgart at the Ravensburg location
  • Numerous presentation and seminar activities, in particular on labour law and commercial mediation in Germany and abroad


  • Management Board Member of EUCON – Europäisches Institut für Conflict Management e.V. (European Institute for Conflict Management)
  • Vice Chair International Section ABA – American Bar Association (Mediation/Private International Law)
  • Member of DIS – Deutsche Institution fuer Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit e.V. (German Institution of Arbitration), CIArb – Chartered Institute for Arbitrators, NBA – New York State Bar Association and Mediator Panel of the CPR, New York
  • Member of Rotary International
  • Who’s Who Legal 2012, 2013, 2014: Leading mediator – Commercial Mediation Germany
  • 2005 Landeslehrpreis (State Teaching Award) of Baden-Wuerttemberg for the best teaching at the Berufsakademien des Landes Baden-Württemberg (professional training colleges of the State of Baden-Wuerttemberg)
  • 2006 Best Lecturer Award of Maastricht University