Anika Wendelstein

Dr. Anika Wendelstein

Senior Associate
Rechtsanwältin

CMS Hasche Sigle
Schoettlestraße 8
70597 Stuttgart
Germany
Languages German, English

Anika Wendelstein advises clients on dispute resolution and represents them in German and international arbitration and court proceedings. She focuses on D&O liability cases and also acts in general commercial disputes. Anika furthermore provides strategic advice to German and international companies in conflict situations and coordinates dealings with insurance companies.

Anika joined CMS in 2015.

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Relevant experience

  • Defending a former board member of a large German bank against claims for damages brought forward by the bank (volume: EUR 190 million)

  • Representing an energy supplier in ad hoc arbitration proceedings regarding the early termination of a contract for setting up an IT system for network management purposes

  • Defending the former managing director of a German mechanical engineering company against claims for damages brought forward by this company

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Education

  • 2014: PhD; thesis on a topic related to the history of criminal law, awarded with a prize by the Reinhold and Maria Teufel Foundation

  • 2012 - 2014: Trainee lawyer including placements at commercial law firms in Stuttgart, Frankfurt and New York

  • 2004 - 2010: Law studies at the University of Tuebingen

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Memberships

  • German Institution of Arbitration (DIS)

  • DIS40 (DIS initiative for young arbitrators under 40)

  • ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (YAF)

  • Association Suisse de l'Arbitrage (ASA below 40)

  • LCIA Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG)

  • Juristische Gesellschaft Tübingen e.V.

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Publications

  • Anika Burkhardt, The Crime of National Socialism Euthanasia at the Gates of Justice: A Criminal Justice Analysis, Mohr Siebeck, 2015

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