Dr. Dorothee Prosteder

Rechtsanwältin (Lawyer)
Practice Group: Restructuring & Insolvency
Practice Group: Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions

Dorothee Prosteder is a partner based in our Munich office who specialises in complex transactions during insolvency situations and restructuring measures. She advises German and international clients on national and cross-border M&A transactions, restructuring projects and multifaceted insolvency law topics.


  • Restructuring
  • Distressed transactions
  • Insolvency law
  • M&A


  • Studied law at the University of Passau
  • Partner in a leading international law firm in Munich
  • Since 2019 at Noerr
  • Admitted to the Munich Chamber of Lawyers

Selected Projects

  • Suppliers of Senvion: Advising key suppliers during the insolvency of Senvion GmbH (2019)

  • Rexnord Corporation: Advising on the sale of the VAG Group to Aurelius (2018)

  • Rexnord Corporation: Advising on the acquisition of power transmission company Centra-Antriebe Kirschey from the Kirschey family (2017/18)

  • FCC Construccion: Advising in connection with the company’s insolvent subsidiary Alpine Bau Deutschland (until 2016)

  • Investor: Advising a strategic investor on the planned acquisition of DLW Armstrong from an insolvency situation (2015)

  • BW Papersystems/Barry-Wehmiller: Advising on the acquisition of the paper business of bielomatik Leuze from an insolvency situation (2015)

  • Insolvency administrator: Advising the Spanish insolvency administrator of La Seda de Barcelona on the sale of a company in the Appe Group in the Spanish insolvency proceedings (2014)

  • Knorr-Bremse: Advising the brake manufacturer on the acquisition of the Transtechnik companies of INDRO GmbH & Co. Industriebeteiligungs KG (2014)

  • Rexnord Corporation: Advising on the acquisition of the VAG Armaturen Group from Halder and VAG Management (2011)

  • Serviceplan: Advising on group-wide corporate acquisitions and reorganisations, including the company’s acquisition as part of insolvency plan proceedings (since 2011)

  • Chemtura: Advising on the sale of the company’s German business division by way of a 363 sale/Chapter 11 US Bankruptcy Code (2010)

  • Siemens/Osram: Advising on the acquisition of the Siteco Group of Barclays Private Equity (2011)

  • SIG AG: Advising on the sale of the company’s beverages business to Salzgitter Mannesmann (2006)

  • Company groups: Advising on many international restructuring projects (including cross-border projects), especially for US-led company groups (2006-2015)


  • Recommended as a leading expert in restructuring and insolvency, Best Lawyers in Germany (2018/2019)

  • Described and recommended as “legally excellent, pragmatic, responsive, pleasant to work with, quick to react", client, JUVE Handbook (2015/16)

  • Listed by Legal 500 for the area of restructuring and insolvency for several years