Dr. Alexander Höpfner

Attorney at law
Phone: +49 69 24 7097 33

Adviser to numerous prestigious domestic and foreign companies, private equity firms, investors and entrepreneurs on complex structural restructurings, the implementation of restructuring and reorganisation projects, representation in reorganisations and other special situations as well as distressed M&A transactions. Appointment as insolvency administrator in various states for over 20 years. CIO, CRO and general representative in major debtor-in-possession and protective shield proceedings. Frequently recommended lawyer in the areas of insolvency & restructuring and insolvency administration & trustee (JUVE Directory of German Commercial Law Firms).

The JUVE Handbuch 2019/2020 recommends act legal Germany in the category Insolvency / Restructuring
act legal Germany's Dr. Alexander Höpfner was recommended in the category Restructuring & Insolvency in “Best Lawyers Germany 2020”.
act legal Germany is recommended in The Legal500 Germany 2021 as “leading firm” in the category of Restructuring
The following act legal Germany lawyers are ranked in The Legal 500 EMEA 2021 as “recommended lawyers”: Dr. Sven Tischendorf, MBA; Dr. Matthias Müller, MBA; Dr. Alexander Höpfner; Dr. Stephan Schwilden, MBA; Dr. Thomas Block, MBA

Insolvency law

Restructurings and reorganisations

Mergers & Acquisitions

Debtor-in-possession proceedings and insolvency administration – court appointment as trustee and insolvency administrator

Attorney at law.

Since 2001 appointed as insolvency administrator by numerous local courts in various states.

Insolvency administrator.

Additional qualifications as a specialist in insolvency law.

From 2003 till March 2020 partner in a leading German commercial law firm with sole focus on special situations – restructuring, reorganisation and insolvency.

1996 till 2002 attorney at law with a renowned law firm specializing in bankruptcy/insolvency law.

Legal clerkship in Frankfurt am Main.

Studies in Frankfurt am Main and Mainz.

Founding member of Forum 270 – Qualität und Verantwortung in der Eigenverwaltung e.V.

Member of the working group on insolvency law and reorganisation in the German Bar Association

Member of the Förderverein des ZIS e.V. (Association for the promotion of the Center for Insolvency and Restructuring at the University of Mannheim)

Author of various publications and specialist books on insolvency law topics, including “Handbuch Insolvenzrecht”

Member of the “TMA Germany e.V. – Society for Restructuring”