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Lawyer | Partner

Frank Fischer

Frank Fischer represents national and international clients in litigation before state courts, in arbitration proceedings and in out-of-court dispute resolution.

One of his main areas of practice is advising on corporate, banking and financial disputes. He also advises on tax-related proceedings and post-M&A disputes. These are often complex proceedings with high amounts in dispute and cross-border aspects.

His clients include large German and international companies, institutional investors such as hedge funds as well as entrepreneurs and shareholders.

Frank Fischer also acts as an arbitrator in national and international arbitration proceedings.


"An excellent lawyer and strong negotiator, both in and out of court. … His special understanding of cross-border issues and his very good international network should also be emphasised." (Legal500 EMEA 2024) 

"Highly competent.", "Top Litigator." (JUVE Handbook German Commercial Law Firms 2023/24)

"Great litigation lawyer, very smart, dynamic and highly professional. A winner who devotes himself to every client with everything he has. Top lawyer." (Legal500 EMEA 2024)

"Very knowledgeable in the financial sector, familiar with a wide range of products and topics." (Legal500 EMEA 2024)

"Highly recommendable, in particular for complex civil litigation." (JUVE Handbook German Commercial Law Firms 2022/23)


  • Since 2011 Partner at Wendelstein
  • 2009 to 2010 Foreign Associate at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP, New York
  • 2006 to 2010 lawyer at Hengeler Mueller, Frankfurt am Main (Senior Associate)
  • 2003 to 2005 legal clerkship at the Frankfurt Higher Regional Court
  • 1997 to 1998 bond trader at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, Frankfurt am Main
  • 1995 to 2000 Universities of Frankfurt am Main and Heidelberg
  • 1993 to 1995 certified banker at Commerzbank AG, Frankfurt am Main / Commerzbank International Luxembourg S.A., Luxemburg
  • Unwirksamkeit eines CMS-Spread-Sammler-Swap-Vertrages wegen Verstoßes gegen das Transparenzgebot; Aufklärungspflichtverletzung, Anmerkung zu LG Frankfurt am Main, Urteil vom 10. März 2008 (2-04 O 388/06) - WM 2008, 1061, WuB IV C. § 307 BGB 1.09 (gemeinsam mit Sven H. Schneider)
  • Der Vorstand in der deutschen AG, in: Kalss/Frotz/Schörghofer (Hrsg.), Handbuch für den Vorstand, 2017 (mit Dr. Lars F. Freytag, Karl T. Koenen und Michael Walbert)