GÖRG strengthens its practice for self-administration and advice for Distressed Businesses in Southern Germany with Dr. Thomas Rieger

Cologne, 22.12.2020

Attorney-at-law Dr. Thomas Rieger (39) will join GÖRG as Salary Partner on 1 January 2021. Mr. Rieger was already employed by GÖRG from 2009-2013 and now returns to strengthen the restructuring practice in Southwest Germany. He joins from anchor Rechtsanwälte, where he was a partner since January 2015.

Thomas Rieger's core practice area is insolvency law management and shareholder advice in the pre-insolvency environment. In individual cases, he also serves on the boards of companies in crisis. In addition, he advises on distressed M&A as well as trusteeships and liquidations. Furthermore, he has profound experience in insolvency administration, self-administration and trusteeship. "We are very pleased about the new hire," says Dr. Christian Bärenz, Head of Crisis Advice and Restructuring at GÖRG. "Mr. Rieger is an excellent addition to our practice with his expertise and his main areas of advice."

Dr. Christian Wolf, a restructuring lawyer himself and spokesperson for the firm's management: "We are very happy that we were able to bring Thomas Rieger back to GÖRG. With his return, we have not only gained a proven restructuring expert who is well established in the market, but in the team with Dr. Holger Leichtle we can also further expand and specifically strengthen our competence for self-administrations on the Frankfurt – Stuttgart – Munich corridor." 

Dr. Thomas Rieger also has high expectations of his return to GÖRG: "I am looking forward to working with old acquaintances and also new colleagues. Together we are in a strong position to provide comprehensive advice to clients in crisis situations, especially in the current market environment."

After Dr. Maxim Kleine and Dr. Bernhard Guthy, Dr. Thomas Rieger is already the third new partner to join GÖRG on 1 January 2021. Christian Wolf resumes: "The new partner additions show that GÖRG has coped very well with this extraordinary and difficult year and will continue to consequently pursue growth in 2021."

 

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