Alexander Retsch is a partner at GLADE MICHEL WIRTZ in the CORPORATE practice. He advises German and international clients on the field of litigation and issues relating to general corporate law and capital markets law.
Alexander Retsch studied law at the University of Cologne with a focus on corporate law. In 2013 he received a doctorate degree in law (Dr. jur.) from the University of Cologne with a thesis on capital markets law questions.
During his legal clerkship, Alexander Retsch worked at the German Consulate General in Miami, USA, as well as at the cologne office of a leading international law firm. Also, he worked at GLADE MICHEL WIRTZ during his legal clerkship. In 2017 he worked several months at a British law firm in London.
Alexander Retsch is the author of numerous publications in the field of corporate and capital markets law and regularly lectures on these topics. Since 2018, he has been a lecturer for the Capital Markets Law lecture in the Master's program "Business Law" at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster. Since 2020, Alexander Retsch has been listed in the category "Rising Stars Europe" in capital markets law by LMG Expert Guides and ILFR. He was awarded by Handelsblatt / Best Lawyers in the category "Germany's Best Lawyers 2023" in corporate law.
As well as his native German, Alexander Retsch is fluent in English. In his leisure time, Alexander Retsch likes to spend time with his two children and with sports.
His professional experience includes, inter alia, the following matters: