Dr. Thomas Rieger

Attorney (Germany) | Graduate in business administration | Specialist for insolvency law | Partner

Ulmenstrasse 30
Frankfurt am Main
+49 711 21413 500
Büchsenstrasse 20
+49 711 21413 500
trieger [at] goerg.de
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Dr. Thomas Rieger advises nationally and internationally companies in the pre-insolvency environment.



Dr. Thomas Rieger's core area of practice is management and shareholder advice in the pre-insolvency environment. In individual cases, he also takes over the management of a company in crisis. In addition, he advises on distressed M&A as well as trusteeships and liquidations. He also has extensive experience in insolvency administration, self-administration and insolvency monitoring.


Dr. Thomas Rieger has been an attorney since 2009 and a partner at GÖRG since 2021.

Dr. Thomas Rieger began his legal career at an international law firm. He worked for GÖRG from 2009 to 2013. In the following years, he was a lawyer and - from 2015 - a partner at a law firm for insolvency and restructuring, before joining GÖRG again in 2021.

Dr. Thomas Rieger completed a doctorate in law, mentored by Prof Wackerbarth at the FernUniversitaet Hagen on the concept of over-indebtedness under German insolvency law.

He completed his legal studies at the Universities of Tübingen and Lausanne and his business studies at the FernUniversitaet Hagen.

Memberships and awards

  • WirtschaftWoche: Top Anwalt 2021 in der Restrukturierung (WirtschaftWoche: Excellent lawyer 2021 in restructuring)
  • Legal 500: Empfohlener Anwalt (Legal 500: Recommended lawyer)
  • AnwaltVerein Stuttgart e.V. (Stuttgart Bar Association)
  • Deutscher Anwaltverein e.V. (German Bar Association)
  • Arbeitsgemeinschaft FORUM Junge Anwaltschaft (DAV) (Working Group FORUM Young Advocacy)
  • Arbeitsgemeinschaft Insolvenzrecht und Sanierung (Working Group for Insolvency Law and Restructuring)

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