Lawyer and partner

Dr. Stefan


Specialist lawyer for commercial and corporate law

Stefan Roth advises and represents domestic and foreign companies and their stakeholders in all matters of commercial and corporate law, including corporate transactions. He also focuses on advising and representing employers and employees in labor law matters and on dealing with inheritance law challenges. 

Publications, inter alia:

  • Corporate and Group Law for Business Lawyers (together with Prof. Dr. Harald Herrmann, Verlag Duncker & Humblot, Berlin 2008).
  • Commentary on bank balance sheet law (§§ 340ff HGB) in: Heymann, Handelsgesetzbuch Großkommentar (3rd edition, Verlag Walter de Gruyter, Berlin/Boston 2020).

Areas of focus

  • Corporate law
  • M&A, venture capital and private equity
  • Corporate litigation 
  • Inheritance law and succession advice
  • Commercial and Business Law / Contract Law (B2B)
  • Labor and service contract law
  • Corporate finance


  • since 2023 Partner at Schmidt, Nickl, Fürst & Partner Attorneys at Law
  • 2012: Specialist lawyer for corporate and commercial law
  • 2009 - 2022: Self-employed lawyer
  • 2010 - 2014: Lawyer with management responsibility at a consulting boutique in Nuremberg
  • 2008 - 2010: Lawyer with a supra-local medium-sized partnership of lawyers, tax advisors, auditors and notaries in Frankfurt am Main
  • 2000 - 2009: Research assistant, subsequently lecturer for European corporate law at the Friedrich-Alexander University, Erlangen-Nuremberg
  • 1992 - 1999: Law studies in Erlangen, followed by legal clerkship i.a. at the Attorney General's Office, California

Foreign languages

  • English
  • Spanish


  • Working Group on Commercial and Corporate Law in the German Bar Association
  • Corporate Law Association - Scientific Association for Corporate and Company Law (VGR) e.V.