Klaus Rotter

Klaus Rotter – Partner

Specialist in Banking and Capital Market Law
Dipl. Betriebswirt (FH)

Admission to the Bar

Dresden 1995
Munich 1997


Phone: +49 89 64 98 45 0
Fax: +49 89 64 98 45 40



Mr Rotter is a renowned specialist for complex cases of banking and investment law as well as capital market issues of company law. He has many years of experience in the enforcement of claims for damages based on incorrect capital market information, incorrect investment counselling and asset management. He advises and assists Family Offices, owners of large private assets, institutional investors and SME in investment law issues. In the capital market issues of company law, he has been repeatedly appointed as common attorney for external shareholders under the Arbitral Award Proceedings Act.

Mr Rotter was an expert of the government commission “Corporate Governance” that, as planned, was dissolved after submission of its final report. He is consulted regularly by Federal ministers and the Bundestag on capital market-relevant draft laws.

Mr Rotter was appointed expert of the Network Group Investment in the Federal Association of Consumer Centres in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022.

Since January 2007, he has been a member of the board of the Saxon Lawyers’ Pension System.

Since November 2008, he has been a member of the advisory board of the Elite Report editorial staff who selects every year the elite of asset managers with the support of the business daily Handelsblatt.

Mr Rotter has been a member of the independent Consumer Commission of the Bavarian government since July 2009.

In January 2011, he was appointed to the legislative commission Banking and Capital Market Law by the President of the German Lawyers Association.

On 30 June 2013, on proposal of the director of the Banking Law Association, Mr Rotter was elected to the administration board of the Banking Law Association – Scientific Association for Banking Law.


Studied business administration in Germany and Great Britain
Studied law in Passau, Würzburg and Berlin
First and second state examinations in Bavaria
Joined Nörr Stiefenhofer Lutz, Dresden (1995-1996)
Joined Lenz & Kollegen, Munich in 1997
Founded Rotter Rechtsanwälte in 1998
Specialist in Banking and Capital Market Law (2009)


German Lawyers Association (DAV)
German Jurists’ Forum
Study Group Banking and Capital Market Law (founding member)
Banking Law Association – Scientific Society for Banking Law