Eike Schmidt-Röh is an associate in Latham & Watkins’ Hamburg office and a member of the Restructuring & Special Situations Practice. He represents clients in complex domestic and cross-border restructurings inside and outside of insolvency proceedings and distressed M&A.

Mr. Schmidt-Röh advises creditors, investors, companies, management, shareholders, and insolvency administrators in connection with:

  • Financial restructurings (in-court and out-of-court), including debt-equity swaps, share pledge enforcements, insolvency plan proceedings, and scheme-like proceedings (StaRUG)
  • Operational corporate restructurings
  • Acquisition of distressed companies, restructuring, rescue financing, or refinancing transactions

Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Schmidt-Röh worked as a research assistant in the restructuring/insolvency and corporate departments of another international law firm.

During his legal clerkship, Mr. Schmidt-Röh completed parts of his practical legal training at an insolvency administration firm.

Mr. Schmidt-Röh's experience includes advising:

  • ACCENTRO Real Estate on the comprehensive refinancing of two bonds in a procedure under the German Bond Act (Schuldverschreibungsgesetz)

Bar Qualification

  • Rechtsanwalt (Germany)


  • Second German State Exam, Higher Regional Court, Celle, 2021
  • First German State Exam, University of Goettingen, 2016