Prof. Dr. Christian Rödl, LL.M. (Columbia University, New York)

Managing Partner and Chairman of the Management Board

Attorney at Law (Germany), Certified Tax Consultant (Germany)

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Prof. Dr. Christian Rödl advises family businesses and their owners mainly on cross-border structures of business groups and private assets as well as on company succession and estate planning.


He is an honorary professor of the law and business school of the University in Erlangen-Nuremberg and gives lectures on company succession and international tax planning. In this field he is an author and publisher of numerous books and professional papers.


Prof. Dr. Rödl completed his law degree and practical training in Würzburg, Caen (Normandy), Nuremberg, Paris and New York (LL.M. Columbia University). He firstly worked as a junior notary in Bavaria (Latin notary system). After that he took up service with a large American law firm. In 1999 he joined Rödl & Partner. Prof. Dr. Rödl is a member of numerous committees, supervisory boards and foundation boards. He is Vice President of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce Nuremberg for Middle Franconia.


In the past Prof. Dr. Christian Rödl was repeatedly invited by the finance committee of the German Bundestag as an expert on legislative procedures in tax law.


Independent experts appointed by the WirtschaftsWoche and Handelsblatt business magazines have respectively voted Prof. Dr. Christian Rödl for the third time among the top 26 German advisers for international tax law/corporate tax law (WiWo, issues 32/2020, 23/2015 and 47/2010).

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