Dr. Peter Schorling

Dr. Peter Schorling: Attorney with Greenberg Traurig, LLP
  • Partner/Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig, LLP (2024 Attorneys)
  • Potsdamer Platz 1, Berlin, Germany 10785
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Biography

Peter Schorling is chair of the firm’s German Corporate Group, focusing his practice on M&A transactions (private and public M&A) as well as on joint ventures, general corporate, and real estate law. Peter is also experienced in private equity and venture capital transactions.

Peter has wide-ranging experience advising clients in the real estate and media, technology & telecommunications sectors. He represents large national and international listed companies as well as aspiring start-ups.

On the basis of his experience, Peter is recognized by several legal directories as a leading advisor in Private Equity, M&A as well as real estate law. He was awarded “Lawyer of the year 2017, Private Equity” by Handelsblatt, and “Leading Partner in Real Estate Law by JUVE in 2017, 2016 and 2015 and by Who is Who Legal 2017 and 2016. Furthermore, Peter is a member of the supervisory board of a real estate company.

Prior to joining the firm, Peter worked at Olswang in Germany as a partner and in the corporate group and the real estate group of Freshfields in Berlin and Munich as well as for Merrill Lynch, Global Principal Investments, in London.

Concentrations

•Mergers & Acquisitions (private and public)
•Joint ventures
•Corporate law
•Real estate transactions

Recognition & Leadership

Awards & Accolades

Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers in Germany 2018/2019 has listed him as lawyer of the year in the category of M&A
•Recommended by Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers in Germany 2018/2019 in the fields of M&A, Real Estate Law and Private Equity
•Team Member for Chambers USA Award for Excellence, Real Estate (2017)
•“the ‘technically precise’ Peter Schorling” (The Legal 500, 2017)
•“‘tough in negotiations, but constructive and fair’, client” (JUVE 2017)
•Leading Partner in Real Estate Law, JUVE 2017
•Peter is listed in Who is Who Legal 2017 and 2016 as leading real estate lawyer
•Recommended by Best Lawyers in Germany 2017 in the category of M&A Law and Private Equity Law and recognized as lawyer of the year 2017
•“the ‘solution-oriented and engaged’ Peter Schorling” (The Legal 500, 2016)
•“Clients praise his committed approach and regard him as ‘very clear, and very strong in negotiations’.” (Chambers and Partners 2016)
•“Clients praise the ‘diligent’ Peter Schorling for doing ‘really good work’.” (Chambers and Partners 2015)
•“the ‘excellent’ Peter Schorling” (The Legal 500, 2015)
•“Peter Schorling is ‘experienced, friendly and always contactable’.” (The Legal 500, 2015) “Clients say Peter Schorling is ‘a smart negotiator who understands what people need to achieve and adapts quickly when things change.’ Other interviewees highlight his creative approach, saying: ‘He is dynamic and has lots of ideas for working around a problem.’” (Chambers and Partners 2014)
•“‘very service-focused, quick responses, strong network of investors in London, also helpful for strategic business development’, client” (JUVE 2014)
•“Interviewees describe Peter Schorling as a rising star.” (Chambers and Partners 2013)
•“‘quick, fair billing, I feel that I am in good hands’, client” (JUVE 2013)
•“Sources admire Peter Schorling for his ‘detailed and efficient’ working style. As one client notes, ‘you can give him a specific task and he will follow it precisely.’” (Chambers and Partners 2012)
•“‘pragmatic, business-oriented thinking’, ‘highly committed to clients and deals’, clients” (JUVE 2012)
•“‘first-class, even under pressure’, ‘a lawyer who thinks like a businessman’, corporate client” (JUVE 2012)
•“Peter Schorling is ‘dynamic and client-focused’, according to sources.” (Chambers and Partners 2010)

Areas of Practice (14)

  • Corporate & Securities
  • Business Reorganization & Financial Restructuring
  • Emerging Technology
  • Entertainment and Media
  • Global Benefits & Compensation
  • Land Development
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate Funds
  • Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)
  • Real Estate Operations
  • Retail
  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
+49 (0) 30 700 171 144  Phone
+49 (0) 30 700 171 900  Fax
www.gtlaw.com/People/Dr-Peter-Schorling
University Attended:
Berlin/Germany, Second Legal State Exam, 2002; Friedrich Schiller Universitat, Jena/Germany, Ph.D., 2002; Ludwigs-Maximilian Universitat, Munich/Germany, First Legal State Exam, 1998
Admission:
Germany
Languages:
German; English; French
Birth Information:
Wiesbaden, Germany, 1974
ISLN:
920386826

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