Dr Sarah Schmidt-Versteyl, LL.M.

Rechtsanwältin (Lawyer)
Partner
Practice Group: Litigation, Arbitration & ADR
Practice Group: Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions

Sarah Schmidt-Versteyl specialises in advising on and representing clients before arbitral tri-bunals and courts in company and commercial law disputes. She has long-standing experience of litigation, especially involving complex disputes and private international law. Sarah also advises companies who have experienced cyber attacks.

Expertise

  • National and international litigation and arbitration
  • Corporate litigation, especially post-M&A disputes, D&O liability, shareholder disputes, finance disputes
  • Commercial disputes
  • Cyber litigation

Career

  • Studied law at the Universities of Saarbrücken and Cologne
  • LL.M. postgraduate studies at New York University (USA)
  • Experience as an attorney with a major international law firm in Frankfurt and Berlin
  • At Noerr since 2007
  • Admitted to the Düsseldorf Chamber of Lawyers

Distinctions

  • Listed as a leading individual for dispute resolution in Germany, Best Lawyers (2019)
  • Recommended expert in corporate litigation, JUVE Handbook (2019/20)

Memberships

  • German-American Lawyers’ Association
  • German Arbitration Institute and DIS40
  • German Company Law Association (VGR)

Selected Publications

  • Noerr Cyber Risks, noerr.com/cyberrisks
  • Cyber Risks - neuer Brennpunkt Managerhaftung?, NJW 2019, 1637
  • Cyberangriffe und Datendiebstahl, Noerr News, 8 January 2019