Dr. Tobias Riethmüller

Attorney (Germany) | Graduate Economist | Partner

Riethmüller, Tobias
Office Frankfurt am Main
Ulmenstrasse 30
Frankfurt am Main
+49 69 170000 27
triethmueller [at] goerg.de

Dr. Riethmüller advises national and international companies on capital markets law, corporate law and banking supervisory law.

He focuses on the digitalization of the financial services industry, non-bank financing and blockchain applications in the financial sector.



Dr. Tobias Riethmüller and his team focus on advising on the digitalization of the financial services industry, in particular on the legal structuring of digital financing platforms, on issues via these platforms and on the design of digital processes as well as on blockchain/DLT applications in the financial sector.

His expertise includes the relevant aspects of capital markets, regulatory and corporate law, general terms and conditions law, the relevant aspects of money laundering law, data protection law, IT law and tax law as well as cross-border structuring issues. In addition, Dr. Riethmüller advises on traditional corporate law, in particular stock corporation law, group and transformation law as well as venture capital transactions, and has expertise in the area of LegalTech and digital legal advice products.

His industry focus is on financial services, technology and growth companies as well as non-bank financing in the sustainability and real estate sectors. 

Dr. Riethmüller was an expert for the German Bundestag in 2015, 2018, 2019, 2021 and 2023 at hearings of the Finance Committee on the topics of capital market law and digitalization. Since its foundation in 2015, he has been legal advisor to the Bundesverband Crowdfunding e.V. / Digital Invest Germany and, since the first edition, co-author of the Beck'schen FinTech-Handbuch (ed. Prof. Möslein and Prof. Omlor) and co-author of the commentary on the DepotG founded by Peter Scherer.


Dr. Tobias Riethmüller is a partner at GÖRG Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB. Before joining GÖRG, he worked as a lawyer for national and international commercial law firms in the areas of corporate law, capital markets law and non-bank financing in Frankfurt am Main.

After studying law at the University of Mainz, Tobias Riethmüller completed a degree in economics at the Fern-Universität in Hagen, which he completed with a thesis on financial stability and bank restructuring. He completed his doctorate in 2012 on a topic at the intersection of stock corporation and capital market law and was admitted to the bar in 2007.

From 2020 to 2022, he built up and headed the Competence Center Digitalization at a German top 30 law firm.

Memberships and awards

• Digital Invest Germany / Bundesverband Crowdfunding (BVCF) e.V. (Founding member and legal advisor)
• Wissenschaftliche Vereinigung für Unternehmens- und Gesellschaftsrecht (VGR) e.V.

• Recommended lawyer in the field of „Fintech“ (The Legal 500 2022)
• Recommended lawyer in the field of „Fintech“ (The Legal 500 2021)

Teaching activities and lectures

  • Ongoing speaking engagements at conferences on capital markets and banking supervisory law topics related to digitalization

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