Willkie Farr & Gallagher

Central address

Willkie Farr & Gallagher
An der Welle 4
60322 Frankfurt am Main


Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP was founded in 1888 upon principles that still characterize our practice today. Our founders and memorable colleagues, like Wendell Willkie and Felix Frankfurter, established a strong foundation of integrity, innovation, pragmatism, flexibility and intellectual agility designed to continually meet the ever-changing business needs of our clients. These values form our approach to providing legal and business advisory services today. We continue our tradition of excellence by keeping nimble, working collaboratively together, with respect and professionalism, and by integrating this philosophy into our client relationships. Our clients not only rely on us for our creativity, skill, leadership, decisiveness and high-quality work, but because they know we are solution-oriented and we get the job done efficiently and effectively.

Areas of activity

  • Private Equity
  • Corporate / M&A
  • Finance
  • Tax

Strategic orientation

Our Frankfurt office handles complex corporate and commercial transactions that require specialized legal expertise. Our attorneys are known for providing solution-driven advice innovatively tailored to meet the unique needs of each client. Clients value especially our practical business approach to helping them reach their goals, as well as our cost-effective and streamlined style of transaction management.

Our practice groups in Frankfurt are led by partners who are recognized market leaders in their respective fields. Our teams work together efficiently to provide clients with comprehensive and seamlessly integrated work product, reflecting the highest quality legal and tax advice: Compliance, Corporate Commercial, Corporate/ M&A, Finance, HR/Employee Benefits and Employment, Private Equity/LBO/Venture Capital, Restructuring and Tax.

We have significant experience handling projects and matters in a multitude of industries and sectors, including automotive, biotechnology, building materials, chemicals, clothing and textiles, gaming, healthcare, industry production, infrastructure, leisure/hotels, logistics/airlines, media/e-commerce, pharmaceuticals, real estate, renewable energy, retail, telecommunication, as well as finance and insurance.

Our clients rely upon our skill and creativity in structuring and implementing their most complex transactions and solving their most difficult legal issues. In addition to intellectual agility, they have come to expect from Willkie only the highest level of integrity and pragmatism in meeting the challenges of an ever-changing business environment.

Chambers Global – The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2014

The firm and many of its attorneys individually are recognized for outstanding work in the areas of Employment, Banking & Finance; Bankruptcy/Restructuring; Capital Markets; Competition/European Law; Corporate/M&A; Climate Change (Global-Wide); Dispute Resolution (Litigation, Elite); FCPA Experts; International Trade (Anti-Corruption); Investment Funds (Hedge Funds); Private Equity (Buyouts); Projects (International); Restructuring/Insolvency; and Tax.


  • Frankfurt am Main
  • New York
  • Washington
  • Houston
  • Paris
  • London
  • Bruxelles
  • Milan
  • Rome
Lawyers in Germany: 29
Lawyers abroad: 400

Starting salary

115.000,- €

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