Dr. Daniel Schmitz

Attorney (Germany) | Partner

Dr. Daniel Schmitz, Portrait
Office Cologne
Kennedyplatz 2
+49 221 33660 419
dschmitz [at] goerg.de

Dr Daniel Schmitz advises national and international companies on insolvency law and restructuring. He specialises in restructuring advice, and litigation associated with insolvency.



Dr Daniel Schmitz offers advice to national and international companies on all aspects of insolvency law. In particular, he has considerable experience giving restructuring advice, and providing support to parties involved in all stages of restructuring. Litigation in insolvency law forms a further area of focus. This includes both claiming and defending claims associated with insolvency proceedings and D&O liability.


Dr Daniel Schmitz is a partner at GÖRG Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB.

Following his degree in law at Heidelberg University, he gained a doctorate mentored by Prof. Werner, F. Ebke, LL.M. (UC Berkeley), with a thesis on arbitration proceedings and insolvency. Daniel Schmitz then completed his legal training in Cologne.

He was admitted to the bar in 2013.

Memberships and awards

  • Verein zur Förderung des Deutschen, Europäischen und Vergleichenden Wirtschaftsrechts e.V (Association for the Promotion of German, European and Comparative Commercial Law)


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