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Wolfgang Sigler

Attorney | Partner | Certified Specialist for Insolvency Law | Dipl.-Finanzwirt (FH)

Wolfgang Sigler is a partner and heads the Stuttgart office. As a specialist in insolvency law, he advises companies, their executive bodies and creditors in crisis environments and represents insolvency administrators. He leads and advises on major liability and rescission proceedings, distressed M&A transactions and syndicated financing. In addition, he has for many years advised medium-sized companies and their owners on important economic and corporate law matters.


Wolfgang Sigler, born in Stuttgart, studied law in Heidelberg and Munich after completing his training in public finance (Diplom-Finanzwirt (FH)) in the financial administration of Baden-Württemberg. He has been a registered lawyer in Stuttgart since 1998.

Based on his sound legal and business management and tax law expertise, Wolfgang Sigler always pursues a holistic approach to business law in his consultancy work with the aim of realisable solutions in line with his clients' interests.

As a specialist lawyer for insolvency law, he advises companies, their executive bodies, credi-tors and insolvency administrators in crisis environments and insolvency with the following main areas of activity:

  • Reorganisation and restructuring,
  • Stakeholders' obligations and options for action in corporate crises,
  • Initiation of regular insolvency, debtor-in-possession and protective shield proceedings,
  • Insolvency plan proceedings,
  • Pre-insolvency restructuring proceedings,
  • Credit security and creditor protection,
  • Distressed M&A and real estate transactions in an insolvency environment,
  • Insolvency avoidance, directors' and shareholders' liability,
  • Litigation management.

For many years he has also been assisting medium-sized companies in various industries and their corporate bodies and owners in all phases of their life cycle

  • on company formation and acquisition, drafting of articles of association and participation agreements as well as joint ventures,
  • on contracts and conflicts with corporate bodies and within the group,
  • by representing companies, shareholders, managing directors and D&O insurers in major lia-bility cases and litigation,
  • in the drafting and in the event of default in performance of typical company contracts,
  • in questions of complex corporate financing,
  • through extrajudicial and judicial representation in shareholder conflicts and
  • in business succession with questions of inheritance law, company law and tax law.