Recommended for Litigation, Arbitration, Mediation, Corporate Litigation, and Corporate LawJUVE 2017/2018

Markus Rieder

  • Maximilianstrasse 13
  • 80539 Munich
  • Germany

Dr. Markus S. Rieder is a partner in the Litigation & Trial Department in the Munich office of Latham & Watkins. Mr. Rieder has profound expertise in the fields of:

  • Domestic and cross-border litigation
  • Arbitration (domestic and international)
  • White collar/compliance

He also has extensive industry experience in the automotive, industrials, and manufacturing sectors.

On a regular basis, leading legal publications recommend Mr. Rieder, listing him as a Top Laywer (JUVE 2017/2018) and Lawyer of the Year for Corporate Governance & Compliance and as a Top Litigator (Handelsblatt Best Lawyers 2019).

Dr. Rieder's experience includes representing: 

  • Daimler AG in favorably settled ad hoc arbitration proceedings against the Federal Republic of Germany in connection with the introduction of a truck toll in Germany (Toll Collect) with an amount in dispute in excess of €10 billion (largest-ever reported arbitration seated in Germany)
  • Daimler AG in diesel-related litigation 
  • Toll Collect GmbH in successfully settled ad hoc arbitration proceedings against the Federal Republic of Germany regarding compensation for toll collection services (amount in dispute in excess of €4 billion)
  • UniCredit S.p.A. in multijurisdictional shareholder litigation following corporate restructuring
  • Deutsche Bank regarding complex management liability and governance issues, including FIRREA settlement with US Department of Justice
  • German PE fund in ICC arbitration regarding compliance violation in Italian target company
  • Korean and German defendants in DIS arbitration proceedings in relation to windpark project in the German North Sea
  • Schmolz + Bickenbach AG in relation to compliance investigation and management liability litigation
  • Invita AG in management liability and group law proceedings in front of the ordinary courts of Berlin brought by a special representative of Haupt Pharma AG (amount in dispute in excess of €200 million)*
  • Daimler AG regarding all aspects of the disposal of Chrysler to Cerberus and the bankruptcy of Chrysler*

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

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