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Thomas C. Mahlich (Tom)
Of Counsel


(T) +49.211.5406.5712
(M) +49.17.1682.4812
(F) +49.211.5406.5501


  • McGeorge School of Law, Sacramento, California (LL.M. 1990); Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe Universität, Frankfurt am Main (J.D. 1985)

Bar Admissions

  • Federal Republic of Germany and Arizona

For almost 30 years, Tom Mahlich has represented clients in civil and commercial disputes before German courts and international arbitral institutions. His practice focuses on commercial disputes, securities and shareholder litigation, product liability litigation, post-merger and acquisition disputes, insurance-related disputes, and disputes in connection with alleged compliance violations. Tom also has experience in U.S. litigation matters such as discovery and jurisdictional issues, and he advises German clients that either have been or are being sued before U.S. courts.

Tom's clients include Abbott Laboratories, BBV Insurance, Brunswick, CH2M Hill, Financial Guaranty Insurance, Harman International, International Speciality Products, Melitta, Mentor Corporation, Merz Pharma, NACCO, SAP, Thomas Haffa, and Wittur AG.

Tom is author of numerous articles in English and German on U.S. and transnational litigation, securities law, and arbitration issues. In addition, he has written articles on the reform of Chapter 10 of the German Code of Civil Procedure, which deals with German domestic and international arbitration.

Honors & Distinctions

  • Legal 500 Germany 2011-2012: recommended for dispute resolution

    Chambers Europe 2011: recommended as a "leader in the field" in the area of dispute resolution: litigation


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