Contact person: International Affairs
Dr H. Philipp Esser
LL.M. (Chicago)
Attorney at Law in Germany
Attorney at Law (New York State)
  • Position

With Schultze & Braun since 2009.
Business sector: International Business Recovery / Cross-Border Restructuring and Insolvencies.
Specialising in: Banking and capital markets law, transborder insolvency scenarios, international insolvency law, restructuring consulting.

  • Vita

Legal studies at the Universities of Tübingen and Leipzig.
First state examination in law in Leipzig.
Worked for the Leipziger Insolvenzrechtstag e.V.
Legal studies at the University of Chicago Law School (LL.M.)
Admitted as Attorney at Law in New York State (USA).
Legal internship in Frankfurt/Main, Chicago and Buenos Aires (Argentina).
Second state examination in law in Frankfurt/Main.
Doctorate studies with Prof. Dr. Christian Berger in Leipzig; subject: „Copyright licenses in case of insolvency“.
Attorney with Hengeler Mueller, Frankfurt/Main.

  • Publications

Co-author of Braun (publ.), Insolvenzrecht und Unternehmenssanierung - Jahrbuch 2018, Achern 2017.
Co-author of Braun (publ.), Kommentar zur Insolvenzordnung (commentary on the Insolvency Code), 7th edition, Munich 2017.
Co-author of Braun (publ.), Insolvency and Restructuring in Germany – Yearbook 2016, Achern 2015.
Co-author of Braun (publ.), Insolvenzrecht und Unternehmenssanierung - Jahrbuch 2016, Achern 2015.
Co-editor of Martin / Drescher Speckhart (publ.), Chapter 15 for Foreign Debtors, American Bankruptcy Institute Publications, Virginia (USA) 2015.
Co-author of Brühl/Göpfert (publ.), Unternehmensrestrukturierung – Aktuelle Praxis grenzüberschreitender Restrukturierungen im Rahmen der EuInsVO, 2nd edition, Stuttgart 2014.
Co-author of Braun (publ.), Insolvency and Restructuring in Germany – Yearbook 2013, Frankfurt/M. 2013.
Co-author of the specialist online module "Insolvenzrecht Plus" by C.H. Beck Verlag.
Intellectual Property Licenses in U.S. Bankruptcy Proceedings - A Review of N.C.P. Marketing Group, Inc. v. BG Star Productions, Inc. (129 S.Ct. 1577), International Insolvency Law Review 2011, 156 ff.
Co-author of Braun (publ.), Insolvenzjahrbuch 2010 (Insolvency Yearbook 2010), Francfort/Main 2009.
Essays: Dr H. Philipp Esser

  • Lecturing activities

Chamber of Industry and Commerce Southern Upper Rhine: "Export Agreements USA".

American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) - Member of the Journal Editorial Board.
American Chamber of Commerce in Germany.
Argentinian-German Association of Lawyers.
German Lawyers' Association (DAV).
German-American Association of Lawyers.
German, English, Spanish
You can contact us via our Contact form or compose an email to Dr H. Philipp Esser via ed.nuarb-eztluhcs@ressEP.