Michael Molitoris

Practice Group: Litigation, Arbitration & ADR

Michael Molitoris heads Noerr’s Litigation, Arbitration & Dispute Resolution Practice Group. He has extensive practical experience in handling complex German and international Litigation and Arbitration cases involving more than 25 countries, especially in the fields of Commercial Disputes/Damage Claims, Product Liability, Insurance and Reinsurance Law, Banking Law and White Collar Crime. Michael Molitoris lectures at numerous conferences and publishes extensively on these topics.


  • National and international Litigation, Arbitration and ADR
  • Commercial Disputes/Tort law/Damage Claims
  • Product Liability and Product Safety
  • Insurance and Reinsurance Law
  • Banking Law Disputes
  • White Collar Crime Defence, Compliance
  • Private International Law



  • With Noerr since 1988, Equity Partner since 1995
  • Admitted to the Munich Chamber of Lawyers



  • Recommended as a leading expert for Litigation, Chambers Global (2016)
  • Recommended as leading expert for Arbitration and Mediation, Litigation und Product Liability Litigation, Best Lawyers Germany (2017)
  • Recommended for Dispute Resolution, Legal 500 Germany (2016)
  • Recommended lawyer for Litigation as well as Product Liability Defence, Who's Who Legal (2016)
  • Recommended as leading expert for Litigation and for Insurance, Chambers Europe (2016)
  • "Best of the Best 2012" for Product Liability, Legal Media Group 
  • Recommended for Dispute Resolution in Germany, PLC’s Which Lawyer


  • Deutsche Institution für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit e.V. (DIS) [German Institution for Arbitration]
  • International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC)
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA)
  • Past Chair and Board Member of Lex Mundi