Micha Gersdorf Counsel

Speaks:  English, German

Qualified: 2015 - Rechtsanwalt, Germany

Primary office:  Frankfurt

Micha Gersdorf

Micha Gersdorf is a counsel in the M&A/Corporate practice group of the firm's Frankfurt office. He advises companies as well as investors on a variety of national and cross-border transactions and restructurings as well as in terms of corporate, capital market and commercial law.

Micha's focus are the energy, technology and general industrials sectors.

Prior to joining Gowling WLG in 2023, Micha worked six years for other renowned international law firms in Frankfurt as well as one and a half year for an international German company in Düsseldorf in the food and beverages sector.


  • Advising ČEZ, a.s. on the proposed acquisition of Vattenall's German lignite business.
  • Advising Clariant AG on the sale of its Healthcare Packaging Segment to a US Private Equity Company.
  • Advising I.M.A. Industria Macchine Automatiche S.p.A., a global Italian engineering company on the sale of a majority stake in a German packaging company.
  • Advising an international automotive supplier on the acquisition of an internationally active German automotive supplier in the field of production and sales of filler systems, control lines, SCR tanks, cooling systems, air ducts and seals.
  • Advising Daimler AG on the acquisition of a minority stake in Heycar and the cooperation with Volkswagen.
  • Advising LOT Polish Airlines on the proposed acquisition of a Condor.
  • Advising Nestlé S.A. on the acquisition of an internationally active manufacturer of foods and dietary supplements for celiac disease nutrition and metabolic disorders.
  • Advising GE Capital on the sale of its financing segment to Wells Fargo Bank International.
  • Advising an international private equity firm on the acquisition of a German company in the field of development and production of robotic gripping solutions for customers in the manufacturing industry.
  • Advising the shareholders of the Tipico Group on the sale of the majority stake in the Tipico Group to CVC Capital Partners.

* Matters prior to working for Gowling WLG

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2023

    • Career
      May 2023
      Gowling WLG, Counsel
  • 2017

    • Career
      August 2017
      White & Case LLP (Frankfurt), Associate
  • 2015

    • Career
      August 2015
      Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP (Frankfurt), Associate
    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Qualified, Rechtsanwalt, Germany
  • 2014

    • Career
      March 2014
      GEA Group AG, Associate
    • Education
      Higher Regional Court (Oberlandesgericht) of Hamm, Germany , Second State Exam
  • 2011

    • Education
      Wilhelm's University of Muenster, Germany, First State Exam