Dr. Isabelle Schneider

Attorney (Germany) | Associate

Dr. Isabelle Schneider, Portrait
Office Cologne
Kennedyplatz 2
+49 221 33660 81

Dr Isabelle Schneider offers advice on corporate law to national and international companies. She specialises in the areas of corporate structural measures as well as corporate governance. Her range of activities encompasses advice on restructuring and reorganisation measures for distressed businesses.



Dr Isabelle Schneider works in the area of corporate law, as well as insolvency and restructuring legislation. She offers advice to clients on financial restructuring and reorganising companies. She also advises investors, shareholders, directors and officers on corporate law matters for distressed and non-distressed businesses and insolvency, and on liability and avoidance.


Dr Isabelle Schneider has worked as an associate for our Cologne office since July 2018. 

Following her degree in law at the University of Münster, she worked as a research assistant in insolvency administration. She completed her legal training in Düsseldorf with clerkships at our Cologne office, at a business law firm in Düsseldorf and at the General Consulate in Los Angeles (USA). She then gained a doctorate in law from the University of Cologne, mentored by Prof. Heinz-Peter Manse, with a thesis on an international insolvency law topic. As part of her doctorate she undertook a research stay at the University of California, Berkeley (USA).

She was admitted to the bar in 2018.

Memberships and awards

  • Arbeitskreis für Insolvenzwesen Köln e.V. (Working Group for Insolvency Law Cologne)
  • FORUM Junge Anwaltschaft (Young Lawyers FORUM)
  • German Bar Association
  • Cologne Bar Association

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