• Andreä & Partner

    • Office: Wiesbaden
    • Strengths: Employment, notary
    • Recommended: Lutz Hoppe, Thomas Menzel

    Helmut Bleier

    Buschlinger Claus & Partner 

    • Office: Wiesbaden
    • Strengths: Established notary, corporate
    • Recommended: Reinhard Claus, Dr. Michael Magel, Friedel Maul

    de Faria & Partner 

    • Office: Wiesbaden
    • Strengths: Very established employment practice, corporate/M&A, notary
    • Recommended: Andreas Riedel, Silvia Schrade


    • Office: Wiesbaden
    • Strengths: White collar crime
    • Recommended: Dr. Alfred Dierlamm, Eva Schrödel

    Falk Berghäuser Albach Landzettel Wieland Berg und Kollegen 

    • Office: Darmstadt
    • Strengths: Public law, corporate, strong focus on litigation (esp. for insurers)
    • Recommended: Dr. Klaus Berghäuser

    Fuhrmann Wallenfels 

    • Office: Wiesbaden
    • Strengths: Corporate, employment, copyrights and media law
    • Recommended: Dr. Stefan Rutkowsky, Dr. Tobias Stauder

    Haas & Haas 

    • Office: Gießen
    • Strengths: Strong tax department, M&A/corporate focusing on restructuring and company succession (incl. tax criminal law and insolvency administration)
    • Recommended: Werner Otto, Johannes Haas

    Dr. Kai Hart-Hönig

    Hohmann & Partner

    v. Keussler 

    • Office: Darmstadt
    • Strengths: All-round advice to industrial parks and the chemicals and biotech sector
    • Recommended: Johann von Keussler (M&A), Nils Schmiedeknecht

    Kipper + Durth

    • Office: Darmstadt
    • Strengths: White collar crime
    • Recommended: Dr. Oliver Kipper, Dr. Hanno Durth

    Kleymann Karpenstein & Partner 

    • Office: Wetzlar
    • Strengths: Corporate, incl. notary, all-round advice to IT companies and increasingly municipalities
    • Recommended: Berthold Jung, Jens-Oliver Müller

    Knarr & Knopp Reitzlein Milde Netuschil Zimmer 

    • Office: Darmstadt, Frankfurt, Ober-Ramstadt, Griesheim
    • Strengths: Corporate (notary), employment
    • Recommended: Dr. Thomas Milde, Peter Netuschil


    • Office: Darmstadt
    • Strengths: Focus on real estate, corporate and tax, all-round advice to international investors and players in Germany (esp. in the hotel sector)
    • Recommended: Rolf Krauß, Dr. Stefan Kucera, Matthias Frank, Milena Vassilev

    Meschkat & Nauert

    • Office: Gießen
    • Strengths: Insurance contracts
    • Recommended: Norbert Meschkat, Ralf Nauert

    Möller Theobald Jung Zenger 

    • Office: Gießen
    • Strengths: Corporate (notary), banking, insurance, real estate and construction (incl. accounting)
    • Recommended: Karl Zenger, Dr. Wolfgang Theobald


    • Office: Darmstadt
    • Strengths: Corporate, tax, employment and white collar crime
    • Recommended: Dr. Rüdiger Moog, Dirk Langner

    Dr. Muth & Partner 

    • Office: Fulda
    • Strengths: Mainly corporate and tax but also construction and employment
    • Recommended: Ina Hüttig, Ralf Kammer, Roland Wolff

    Ruhmann Peters Altmeyer 

    • Office: Wetzlar
    • Strengths: Corporate (incl. notary), employment
    • Recommended: Dr. Ingo Peters, Ilja Borchers

    Schütte & Kollegen

    • Office: Wiesbaden
    • Strengths: Employment (employee representation)
    • Recommended: Reinhard Schütte

    Unützer Wagner & Werding 

    • Office: Wetzlar
    • Strengths: Corporate, extensive activity in corporate rescue and insolvency, employment
    • Recommended: Dr. Matthias Menger, Bernd Ache

The selection of law firms in the above table reflects the research of the editorial staff at JUVE and is based on interviews with clients, lawyers and academics. It remains a subjective view and implies no disparagement of any firm not mentioned here but which is nevertheless active in this field. The firms are alphabetically listed.