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Theresa Sauerwein

Senior Associate

Theresa Sauerwein advises national and international companies in the field of commercial criminal law.

The main focus of her work is on advising companies that have been affected by offences committed by third parties or company employees and on representing companies before investigating authorities and courts.

In addition, Theresa advises companies on internal investigations concerning detection, prosecution and prevention of irregularities within their organisations.

With regard to criminal compliance, Theresa advises companies on the introduction, development and review of compliance management systems and employee trainings.

Professional QualificationsRechtsanwältin admitted with Rechtsanwaltskammer Frankfurt am Main
  • German
  • English
  • Higher Regional Court Frankfurt a. M., Second State Examination, 2019
  • Goethe University Frankfurt with a focus on Law and Finance, especially Commercial Criminal Law, First State Examination, 2015

Prior Experience

Theresa Sauerwein worked as a research assistant at Goethe University, extraordinary Chair for Criminal Law.

She completed her legal clerkship with stations at the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority – Unit for Administrative Defences, a Frankfurt defence lawyer and in the compliance team of a leading law firm in Frankfurt.