Thilo von Bodungen focuses on national and international trade and distribution law and the drafting and negotiating of agreements for the operational businesses with a focus on certain industries (in particular consumer goods, chemicals, automotive and industrials).

He advises companies in all stages of the value chain, from procurement over manufacturing to sales and distribution. His experience includes agreements for the purchase and sale, international contract and trade law, distribution law (including distributor, commercial agent and franchising agreements) and related competition law, standard agreements, transport and logistics, leasing, co-operation, joint venture and toll manufacturing agreements, service and maintenance agreements, outsourcing as well as product safety and product liability.

Thilo heads jointly with Stefan Engels the German Intellectual Property & Technology group of DLA Piper and is co-head of the international Commercial Contracts and Distribution Group of DLA Piper.

Thilo is the Managing Partner of DLA Piper's Munich office.