Tobias leverages his in-depth understanding of international transactions and range of legal specialties to provide first-rate legal advice in an efficient manner.
Focusing on cross-border corporate and commercial transactions, Tobias acts as trusted U.S. general outside counsel to numerous internationally operating companies, family offices and individual investors.
With a client base throughout Europe, in addition to clients from Asia, Latin America and the U.S., Tobias represents a wide range of businesses and investors in connection with mergers & acquisitions, divestitures, private equity, joint ventures, and transactions involving the transfer of intellectual property and real estate.
Tobias has extensive experience in providing legal representation to start-up companies, particularly in the software and space-tech industries, from inception to exit. He frequently advises businesses and their executives on executive compensation, international taxation, and immigration matters.
He maintains close relationships with numerous legal and financial firms around the globe and is a member of the Board of the International Business Group (IBG) of Eurojuris International, one of the largest international networks of law firms with members in over 50 countries.
Tobias holds law degrees from Germany, France and the U.S., and is fluent in multiple languages.
Prior to joining Stinson, Tobias chaired the corporate and commercial transactions group for a national, full-service law firm.
Representation of streaming technology software company from inception through sale to Disney.
Lead counsel in successful antitrust case before Federal Trade Commission on behalf of public Sino-British chemical manufacturer.
Sale of NFT marketplace to eBay.
General outside counsel to German private equity fund in connection with U.S. acquisitions.
International joint venture creating AI-driven software platform.
Representation of space-tech company in connection with multiple financing rounds and SpaceX launch services and NASA agreements.
Exclusive U.S. counsel to billionaire investor's U.S. family office.
General outside counsel to European electric vehicle manufacturer.
Go-to U.S. counsel for multiple European law and accounting firms with international practices.
News & Insights
- In the News08.01.2023
- Press Release07.12.2023
“Establishing a Business Presence in the USA” published by the British Government’s Department of International Trade (UK-DIT)
US law-related chapter of IBG Eurojuris publication “How to Expand Your Business Across Borders”
New York Metro Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Business and Corporate, 2019
Professional & Civic Activities
Professional & Civic Activities
- International Business Group – Member of the Board of Directors
- Corporate Group
European-American Chamber of Commerce
New York State Bar Association
- Business Law Section
- International Law Section
- Mergers & Acquisitions Committee
American Bar Association
- Section of International Law
- Forum on Air & Space Law
Association des Juristes des Universités de Paris et de Cologne
Practices & Industries
- New York
New York Law School, LL.M., 2008
University of Florida, Levin College of Law, 2005
University of Montpellier France, Master's degree in International Business Law, 2004
Université de Paris – Sorbonne, Maîtrise en droit (J.D. equivalent), 2003
University of Cologne, LL.M., 2001