Dr. Thomas Trölitzsch

born in Ludwigshafen/Rhine, Germany, 1963. University studies in Mannheim and Tübingen. Research assistant for Professor Dr. Heinz-Dieter Assmann, University of Tübingen 1990 to 1992. Research assistant at University of Bonn (Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. Marcus Lutter) 1993 to 1996. Doctorate awarded 1996. Admitted 1996.

Certified specialist in commercial and company law.


Company Law Association, Scientific Association for Corporate and Company Law (VGR), German Institution of Arbitration (DIS) and German Lawyers’ Conference (DJT), Working Group Law and Economics Nordbaden and Nordwürttemberg at the Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg.

Volunteer work:

Kunstraum Zumhof e. V. (Chief Financial Officer).

Languages: English



Aktuelle Fragen bei der Auseinandersetzung unter GmbH-GesellschafternDr. Thomas TrölitzschVeranstalter: DeutscheAnwaltAkademie (DAA)

Kooperationen der Zukunft – rechtliche GrundlagenDr. Thomas TrölitzschWorkshop am 03.11.2021 im Schloss Fürstenried in München

GmbH im MittelstandDr. Thomas TrölitzschThemen „Vertragsgestaltung bei mittelständischen GmbHs“, „Umwandlung“ und „Organhaftung“. BeckAkademie Seminare, Live-Webinar am 28.10.2021

GmbH im Mittelstand (Vertragsgestaltung, Organhaftung, Umwandlungen)Dr. Thomas TrölitzschBeckAkademie Seminare (gemeinsam mit RA Prof. Dr. Tödtmann), 12.10.2021 Stuttgart

5. Compliance Conference Stuttgart, 2021Dr. Thomas TrölitzschVortrag: „Zivilrechtliche Haftung von Organen und leitenden Mitarbeitern bei Compliance-Verstößen“

Bilanzrecht an der Schnittstelle Handels-/GesellschaftsrechtDr. Thomas TrölitzschRechtsfragen bei der Aufstellung und Feststellung von Jahresabschlüssen sowie der Ergebnisverwendung Abschluss und Änderung von Ergebnisabführungsverträgen bei GmbHs. 30.04. bis 01.05.2021 in Bergisch Gladbach.

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Dr. Thomas Trölitzsch was awarded by Wirtschaftswoche as “TOP LAWYER 2021”, one of the most renowned lawyers for M&A.

The Legal 500 Germany 2021 recommends Dr. Thomas Trölitzsch in the area of corporate law, citing, "Dr. Trölitzsch is simply outstanding, knows how to get to the heart of the essential issues and to offer solutions. Extremely good understanding of operational contexts and complex issues."

JUVE-Handbuch 2020/2021 ranks Dr. Thomas Trölitzsch as one of the most frequently recommended lawyers in public law and M&A and quotes a competitor: „wise and strategic approach“.

The German newspaper Handelsblatt ranks Dr. Thomas Trölitzsch as one of "Germany’s best lawyers in 2020" for his activities in the field of mergers and acquisitions.

Dr. Thomas Trölitzsch was awarded by "WirtschaftsWoche" as “TOP LAWYER 2019”, one of the most renowned lawyer for corporate law.

JUVE-Handbuch 2017/2018 ranks Dr. Thomas Trölitzsch as one of the most frequently recommended lawyers in corporate law and M&A.

JUVE-Handbuch 2016/2017 lists Dr. Thomas Trölitzsch as a “frequently recommended” and “tough but fair” lawyer for corporate law.  

JUVE-Handbuch 2016/2017 quotes clients’ evaluations of Dr. Thomas Trölitzsch regarding his work in M&A: “Excellent professional expertise” and “acts efficiently and proactively throughout the transaction process”.

JUVE-Handbuch 2015/2016 on Dr. Thomas Trölitzsch: "frequently recommended" (for corporate law and M&A).

According to JUVE-Handbuch 2014/2015, clients evaluate Dr. Thomas Trölitzsch as: "tactful, intuitive and creative in the finding of a solution".

JUVE-Handbuch 2014/2015 ranks Dr. Thomas Trölitzsch as one of the most frequently recommended lawyers in M&A and corporate law.

The Legal 500 - Germany 2018 recommends Dr. Thomas Trölitzsch for Corporate Law.

The Legal 500 Germany 2017 states that OPPENLÄNDER Rechtsanwälte has an “outstanding“ corporate law practice comprising 5 partners, which meets “the high standard of a major law firm“ and impresses with “constant and individual support” and its “excellent quality/price ratio“. Dr. Thomas Trölitzsch is described as a lawyer who is esteemed by clients for his “very rational and cool-headed demeanor“ and who is considered to be an “absolute expert in corporate law“.

The Legal 500 Germany 2016 referred Dr. Thomas Trölitzsch as „Top Lawyer“ in the area of corporate law.

The Legal 500 Germany 2015 on Dr. Thomas Trölitzsch: "Works in a goal- and solution-oriented manner".

The Legal 500 Germany 2014 on Dr. Thomas Trölitzsch: "professionally very experienced" Thomas Trölitzsch "remains calm and the client’s interests are always his priority".