Stephan is a founding partner of FINKENHOF. In 2004 he was admitted to the bar in Frankfurt. His main focus is insolvency law as well as insolvency related banking law. Stephan advises shareholders and corporate bodies (managing directors, executive board members and supervisory board members) as well as insolvency administrators on all matters of restructuring and reorganization processes.
In 2008, Stephan joined WELLENSIEK, where he focused his consulting activities on the preparation and conduction of self-administration (Eigenverwaltung) and protective shield proceedings (Schutzschirmverfahren). Stephan started his professional career at Frankfurter Sparkasse, a subsidiary of the Helaba banking group, where he spent several years in the restructuring department handling, inter alia, distressed loans.
Stephan speaks German and English.
- Insolvency law
- Dispute Resolution
||Attorney at law at FINKENHOF, Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
|2008 – 2015
||Attorney at law at WELLENSIEK, Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
|2004 – 2008
||Attorney at law in the restructuring department at Frankfurter Sparkasse
|2001 – 2003
||Legal clerkship at the Superior Court of Justice Berlin, second state examination
|1999 – 2000
||Employment at Dresdner Bank AG, in the settlement team for corporate lending, Leipzig
|1994 – 1999
||Studied law at the University of Halle/Wittenberg, first state examination
- Restructuring of a medium-sized company through insolvency plan within the scope of a protective shield proceedings (Schutzschirmverfahren)
- Advising the shareholders of a medium-sized retail company in an out-of-court restructuring
- Advising the management board of an internationally operating corporation in out-of-court restructuring
- Advising a loan service regarding the sale of a shopping center within insolvency proceedings