Mathias Schulze Steinen is a Frankfurt-based partner. He brings a pragmatic and commercial approach to his wide-ranging corporate practice that includes corporate/M&A, private equity and commercial work. He advises domestic and international companies and investors of all magnitudes, financial institutions, and private equity houses in sectors ranging from energy and utilities to TMT and pharmaceutical.
His experience of more than a decade in the transactional practice has equipped Mathias Schulze Steinen with excellent negotiating and people skills. His clients appreciate his collaborative style and inventive thinking that deliver creative solutions to complex problems and successfully complete deals. He naturally relates to his clients and will not only outline their options, but also recommend a plan of action. He enjoys working on deals with his overseas clients, particularly from the United States. Another area of focus is Scandinavia, where he has developed an understanding of this market due to his client work.
Mr. Schulze Steinen joined K&L Gates as a partner in January 2009. Prior to this, he was a partner at a Frankfurt-based international law firm where he built up and led the German TMT sector group. He also headed the firm's Frankfurt corporate team. When he was admitted as a lawyer in 1999, Mr. Schulze Steinen commenced working in the Hamburg office of a leading international firm as a member of the corporate practice focusing on transactions in the TMT sector.