Anke Meier, LLM

Rechtsanwältin (Lawyer), Attorney-at-law (NY), Partner

Compliance & Investigations
Energy & Infrastructure
Distressed Disputes

Anke Meier

Anke Meier specializes in the field of arbitration and international litigation. She has extensive experience in commercial and investment arbitration proceedings and international procedural law, including the international taking of evidence. Her litigation practice focuses primarily on complex commercial, civil and corporate cases.


  • The Legal 500 recognises Anke Meier as a leading name in arbitration in Germany
  • Who`s Who Legal 2024 ranks Anke Meier as Thought Leader and describes her as a "very efficient, commercial and experienced" arbitration practitioner who excels in complex investment and commercial arbitrations
  • “Frankfurt-based practitioner Anke Meier is highly sought after by sovereign states for her strength in prominent Energy Charter Treaty claims under ICSID rules as well as related court proceedings.”, Chambers Europe 2023
  • “One of the few Germans who are taken seriously internationally in arbitration law", competitor in JUVE Handbook 2023 
  • “Anke Meier provides expert advice on investment arbitration, frequently advising clients on multi-jurisdictional disputes. Due to her admission to the US Bar, she is well positioned to advise on disputes involving North America. Meier receives praise from one client, who states: ‘She gives very good practical advice, has a good lookout and can calm down a complicated situation.’ “, Chambers Europe 2021
  • “She has done some very impressive work in investment arbitration for the German government”. Arbitration, Who is Who Legal 2022
  • “Anke has a strong track record as arbitrator and as counsel”. Arbitration, Who is Who Legal 2022
  • “Anke posesses a great analytical eye and is a strong communicator”. Arbitration, Who is Who Legal 2022
  • Recognized Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration 2021


  • Legal studies at the Ruhr-University of Bochum
  • Doctoral studies at the School of Law of the Ruhr-University of Bochum
  • Master of Laws (LL.M) in International Dispute Resolution at the Straus Institute of Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, CA (USA)
  • Practice as an attorney and lawyer in litigation/arbitration with international law firms at different locations in Germany and the USA
  • Legal Assistant to the Honorable Charles N. Brower, The Hague (Netherlands)
  • At Noerr since 2010
  • Admitted to the New York State Bar
  • Admitted to the Frankfurt Bar of Lawyers


  • United States Case Law Development under 18 U.S.C. § 1782 with Regard to International Arbitration Proceedings (with Barbara Maucher), Stockholm Arbitration Yearbook 2021, Axel Calissendorff/Patrick Schöldström (editors), Kluwer Law International, 2021
  • Germany-Right to a physical hearing report, in ICCA Hearing Project 2021
  • The Dis Arbitration Rules: An Article-By-Article Commentary, herein §2.03 The Arbitral Tribunal and partly §2.08 Miscellaneous (with Lucie Gerhardt) and partly §1.01 (with Peter Heckel), Wolters Kluwer 2020.
  • Joinder and Consolidation in M&A Arbitration, in GAR's The Guide to M&A Arbitration, 2nd Edition 01/2020, pp. 15-26.
  • Joinder and Consolidation in M&A Arbitration, in The Guide to M&A Arbitration, pp.15-26.
  • Mehr Biss für die DIS, in: Juve 03/18, pp. 54 et seq.
  • Die Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien, Bürgers/Fett (ed.), 2nd ed. 2015, Streitbeilegung durch Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit.
  • Seven Guidelines on Party Representation - The New LCIA Rules (with Lucie Gerhardt), in SchiedsVZ 2015, pp. 10.
  • Handbuch IT-Litigation: IT-Verfahrensrecht national – international – gerichtlich, 2012, Verlag Dr. Otto Schmidt KG, Teil A.VI. Schiedsverfahren, S. 122 et seq., Teil B.II. Forum Shopping und Discovery (with Dr. Thomas Thalhofer) pp. 337 et seq., Teil B.III. Schiedsinstitutionen, pp. 345 et seq.
  • German parties in US discovery, in IBA Litigation Newsletter 5/2012.
  • U.S. Discovery: The German Perspective, in DAJV Newsletter 1/2012, p. 9.
  • Restatement, Third, of the U.S. Law of International Commercial Arbitration, DAJV Newsletter 1/2011, p. 6.
  • Arbitration between Brazilian and German Companies (with Dr. Brunela Vieira di Vincenzi), in Revista de Arbitragem e Mediação, Ano 8, Vol. 31, 12/2011; International Litigation Newsletter, 9/2011, p. 55.
  • Technikrechtliche Schiedsverfahren im Großanlagenbau – Teil 1 und 2 Komplex, aber steuerbar (with Prof. Dr. Thomas Klindt), in INDUSTRIE Anzeiger, 31/2011, p. 16; 1/2012, p. 14.
  • The Unsound Plama Principle and other Errors in Application of the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties (with Charles N. Brower), in Arthur W. Rovine (ed.), Contemporary Issues in International Arbitration and Mediation, The Fordham Papers 2010, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers.
  • Der Rechtsanwalt in der Wirtschaftsmediation – Erfolgreiche Parteivertretung auf ungewohntem Terrain, in SchiedsVZ 2011, p. 97.
  • Pre-hearing Conferences as a Means of Improving the Effectiveness of Arbitration, in SchiedsVZ 2009, p. 152.
  • The Production of Electronically Stored Information in International Commercial Arbitration, in SchiedsVZ 2008, p. 179.
  • Using Creativity when Negotiating Commercial Disputes – A Challenge for Attorneys?, in, 2008.