Klaus Riehmer is a partner in the Frankfurt office of Mayer Brown where he heads the firm’s German Corporate/M&A practice. He advises on national and cross-border M&A transactions, including public takeovers, as well as private M&A and corporate projects. He has been involved in significant M&A transactions such as the Vodafone/Mannesmann takeover, the Unicredit/Hypovereinsbank merger and the acquisition of Energy from Waste by Beijing Enterprises.
He is also widely published, especially on German takeover law and corporate law. Klaus is co-editor and co-author of Being a Board Member in Germany, an English-language guide for board members of German companies.
Before joining Mayer Brown in 2015, Klaus was a partner at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP. Klaus studied law in Freiburg, Munich, Austin, Tx, (LL.M.) and Kiel (Dr. jur.). Before starting as an attorney in Frankfurt he served as an assistant to Prof. Ernst-Joachim Mestmäcker at the Max-Planck-Institute for Comparative and International Private Law in Hamburg.