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


Attorney-at-Law (New York, US Federal Courts)

Certified specialist lawyer for Labor Law
Certified specialist lawyer for Commercial and Corporate Law
Certified specialist lawyer in
International Commercial Law

Certified Mediator
(University of Hagen,
Harvard Law School, Boston/USA)


German, English


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  • Individual and collective labor law, in particular advice on restructuring, outsourcing, and transfer of undertakings
  • Corporate law with intersections with labor law, in particular advice on matters relating to management and the board of directors
  • National and international arbitration law as party representative and arbitrator
  • National and international commercial mediation and other areas of alternative dispute resolution
  • International contracts and litigation, in particular with reference to US-American law
  • Since 2019, member of the Global Mediation Panel of the United Nations Ombudsman - The Office of the Ombudsman for United Nations Funds and Programmes.
  • 2004 to 2013, Partner of HEUSSEN Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH, Munich; since then, cooperation partner
  • Until 2004, Lawyer at PricewaterhouseCoopers Veltins GmbH, Munich
  • 2001, Legal Counsel of Articon-Integralis AG, Ismaning near Munich
  • Until 2000, Legal Counsel, authorized signatory, and head of the legal department of the Finanzbau MARITIM group of companies and Managing Director of Gesellschaft für Vermögensverwaltung mbH, Bad Salzuflen
  • 2000, Master of Business Administration (MBA, Maastricht University)
  • 1996, Admitted to the bar in Germany and in the USA (New York)
  • 1995, LL.M. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
  • Law studies in Bielefeld (single-phase legal education), subsequently assistant at the University of Bielefeld
  • 2020, Member of the Faculty Council of the EBS Executive School
  • Since 2010, Honorary Professor at EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht, Wiesbaden, for Dispute Resolution
  • Since 2002, part-time professor at the Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University, Ravensburg, for Business Law
  • State Teaching Award 2005 for the best teaching at the vocational academies of the state of Baden-Württemberg; 2006 Best Lecturer Award of Maastricht University
  • Numerous lecturing and seminar activities, in particular on labor law including specialist attorney training, commercial mediation in Germany and abroad, and international business law
  • Member of EUCON - European Institute for Conflict Management e.V.
  • Senior Advisor International Mediation Committee of the ABA International Law Section, until 2018 Vice Chair of the ABA International Section (Mediation/Private International Law)
  • Member DIS - German Institution of Arbitration e.V.
  • Member CIArb - Chartered Institute for Arbitrators
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Member of the Mediator Panel of the CPR, New York
  • Member of various professional associations and organizations
  • Rotary International, Rotary Distrikt 1841 Governor 2020/2021
  • Who's Who Legal since 2012, ongoing: Leading Mediator - Commercial Mediation Germany
  • Best Lawyers since 2014, ongoing: International Arbitration


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