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Prof. Dr. Roland Wittmann

Of Counsel Berlin

Prof. Dr. Roland Wittmann is attorney and Of Counsel at the Ogletree Deakins’ Berlin office.  He is an expert in employment law, arbitration, corporate law, capital market law and international business law and represents and advises with his long experience national and international clients on all aspects of employment and labor law.

Professor Dr. Wittmann was judge of the Higher Court of Brandenburg in commercial law cases for nine years (1994 – 2003) and later worked as Of Counsel at the Salans` Berlin office (10/2010 – 11/2012)

After more than 12 years of teaching as a professor in Civil Law at the University of Munich (1980 - 1992), Professor Dr. Wittmann is now lecturing at the European University Viadrina and holds additional courses for Polish students in German-Polish Civil Law and Corporate Law in Polish.

Professor Dr. Roland Wittmann speaks German, English, Polish, Hungarian and Chinese.


Professor Wittmann was involved in several complex international employment law and arbitration cases. He advised German and Polish companies in cross-border investment transactions on the basis of the special German and Polish legal rules and administrative practices. In addition to his work in the area of employment and labor law he also helped to work out arbitration rules for German-Polish arbitration.

Professional Activities and Speeches

Professional Activities:

  • (German) Bar Association Berlin