Alexander Wilhelm

  • Associate
  • Die Welle
  • Reuterweg 20
  • 60323 Frankfurt am Main
  • Germany
  • T +49.69.6062.6546


Alexander Wilhelm, an associate in the Litigation & Trial Department in the Frankfurt office of Latham & Watkins, advises clients on both, complex litigation and in the context of transactions.

He practices in the field of administrative and regulatory law, especially regarding:

  • Commercial administrative law
  • Public construction and planning law
  • Environmental and energy law
  • Chemical and pharmaceutical law
  • Telecommunications and data protection law

He also advises on relevant European law implications, as well as advising on environmental and public law. In addition to his legal practice, he is a regular author of articles and judgement reviews on public law matters.

During his legal clerkship Mr. Wilhelm gained experience at another international law firm and a German automobile manufacturer.


Mr. Wilhelm’s experience includes advising:

  • DuMont on data privacy aspects of the
    • Sale of the Mitteldeutsche Zeitung media group
    • Sale of Hamburger Morgenpost
  • Ardian on the acquisition of the Anti-Germ group
  • Astellas Pharma Inc. on the acquisition of Ganymed Pharmaceuticals AG
  • Daimler AG and Toll Collect GmbH in ad hoc proceedings against the German Federal Government regarding the Toll Collect project 
  • Henkel on the acquisition of Darex Packaging Technologies from GCP Applied Technologies
  • STORAG ETZEL GmbH in all environmental law related questions including approval procedures, environmental assessments, major accidents law (underground oil and gas storage, pipeline operations)
  • Various companies on product- and substance-related environmental law, such as REACH, WEEE, and RoHS (approval and registration issues, compliance, etc.)

Thought Leadership

  • 6 Sustainability Takeaways in EU Antitrust & Regulatory -  September 20, 2021
  • New German Law Aims to Strengthen Global Human and Environmental Rights  -  June 30, 2021
  • Additional ESG Obligations to Enter Into Force for German Companies -  March 10, 2021
  • ESG Rating on Trial in Germany -  April 07, 2020
  • Emissions Trading: EC Proposes Key Amendments to the Auctioning Regulation -  July 31, 2019
  • 2012 German Law on Renewable Energy Does Not Constitute State Aid  -  April 30, 2019
  • New JRC Report Reviews Progress in Tackling Soil Contamination  -  October 17, 2018
  • EC Refers Member States to ECJ Over Failure to Control Air Pollution -  June 05, 2018
  • Responsibility for German Nuclear Waste Shifts With Creation of State-owned Fund -  July 18, 2017
  • German Nuclear Phase-Out Legislation is Partly Unconstitutional  -  December 27, 2016
Bar Qualification
  • Rechtsanwalt (Germany)
  • Second German State Exam, Higher Regional Court, Freiburg, 2015
  • First German State Exam, Albert-Ludwigs University Freiburg, 2013
  • Energy & Infrastructure
  • Technology
  • Automotive
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Communications Law
  • Litigation & Trial Practice
  • Connectivity, Privacy & Information
  • Environmental Litigation
  • Energy Regulatory & Markets
  • EU State Aid
  • Project Siting & Approvals