born in Bergisch-Gladbach, Germany, 1972. University studies in Bonn. Doctorate awarded 1999. Research assistant at the Centre for European Economic Law (Professor Dr. h.c. Marcus Lutter) 1997 to 2000. Admitted 2001.
Certified specialist in commercial and company law.
Member of the Company Law Association, Scientific Association for Company and Corporate Law (VGR), German Institution of Arbitration (DIS).
Zum Vorrang der Bestimmungen des Gesellschaftsvertrags vor § 2 COVMG, zur Notwendigkeit ergänzender Vertragsauslegung über ein Umlaufverfahren und zur möglichen Verletzung des Teilnahmerechts an Gesellschafterversammlungen
Gesellschaftsrecht und CoronaDr. Rolf LeinekugelLive-Online Seminar am 18.03.2021 bei Schweitzer Fachinformationen
Aktuelle Fragen bei der Auseinandersetzung unter GmbH-GesellschafternDr. Rolf LeinekugelSeminar am 05.11.2020 in Düsseldorf (DeutscheAnwaltAkademie - DAA)
Praktische Lösungen im GesellschafterstreitDr. Rolf LeinekugelSeminar am 19.03.2020 beim Forum Institut für Management GmbH in Frankfurt/Offenbach.
Praktische Lösungen im GesellschafterstreitDr. Rolf LeinekugelSeminar am 07.12.2017 in Stuttgart
Praktische Lösungen im GesellschafterstreitDr. Rolf LeinekugelSeminar am 30.11.2016 beim Forum Institut für Management GmbH in Stuttgart
Praktische Lösungen im GesellschafterstreitDr. Rolf LeinekugelSeminar am 12.11.2015 in Frankfurt
JUVE Handbook 2021/2022 ranks Dr. Rolf Leinekugel among the frequently recommended lawyers in corporate law and M&A.
Dr. Rolf Leinekugel was named one of "Germany's Best Lawyers 2021" by Handelsblatt for his work in M&A.
The Legal 500 Germany 2021 recommends Dr. Rolf Leinekugel as a core lawyer in transactional and corporate law and quotes clients: "Dr. Rolf Leinekugel has an eye for the broad strokes as well as all the important details in all mandates, corporate and M&A. He has a gift for understanding his clients' structures and processes. In negotiations, he excels by anticipating his clients' needs even before they do." And "I have dealt with Mr. Leinekugel and Mr. Baumann. Both are absolutely outstanding experts in their field. I felt very well advised." And "Rolf Leinekugel: You prefer to have this brilliant mind on your own side rather than on the other, at that experienced, very committed and assertive. He also always has the economic component of the mandate in mind." And "Dr. Rolf Leinekugel convinces with legal expertise, reliability and determination. He has excellent skills in the moderation role, high resilience, conscientiousness and integrity. Actively takes responsibility and works in a solution-oriented manner."
JUVE-Handbuch 2020/2021 ranks Dr. Rolf Leinekugel as one of the most frequently recommended lawyers in corporate law and M&A and quotes competitors: „competent and calm“, „advises strategically farsighted and effective“, „tough but fair“.
JUVE Handbuch 2019/2020 about Dr. Rolf Leinekugel: „excellent and actively thinking negotiator and organizer“ (client).
Legal 500 2019 states: „The experienced, committed and assertive Rolf Leinekugel is a brilliant mind that you would want on your side rather than on the other. He is recommended for shareholder disputes“.
JUVE Handbuch 2018/2019 about Dr. Rolf Leinekugel: "goal-oriented, very pleasant in cooperation" and "ideal for shareholder dispute" (competitor).
Legal 500 Deutschland 2018 about Dr. Rolf Leinekugel: „experienced expert with strong entrepreneurial spirit“, „exceptionally efficient, strategic and solution-oriented“.
JUVE-Handbuch 2017/2018 ranks Dr. Rolf Leinekugel once again as a widely recommended lawyer for Corporate Law and M&A. It writes about Dr. Rolf Leinekugel's evaluation by competitors: "consequent in asserting the client's interests, but very pleasant cooperation".
Legal500 2017 about Dr. Rolf Leinekugel: "exceptionally fast and efficient"
JUVE-Handbuch 2016/2017 on clients ratings of Dr. Rolf Leinekugel: "fast, solution-oriented, competent", "can persuasively solve complex corporate law problems and can moderate the process in such a way, that everyone feels included".
According to JUVE-Handbuch 2015/2016, competitors describe Dr. Rolf Leinekugel as a "tough negotiator".
JUVE-Handbuch 2014/2015 about a rating of Dr. Rolf Leinekugel by competitors: "quick, tough and without compromise – the ideal lawyer for any shareholder dispute".
JUVE-Handbuch 2013/2014 on clients’ evaluation of Dr. Rolf Leinekugel: "excellent, solution-oriented, quick, excellent industry knowledge".
JUVE-Handbuch 2012/2013 on clients’ evaluation of Dr. Rolf Leinekugel: "professionally excellent, rapid working method".
JUVE-Handbuch 2011/2012 on clients’ evaluation of Dr. Rolf Leinekugel: "great ability, takes the broad view, good negotiating skills".
JUVE-Handbuch 2010/2011 on Dr. Rolf Leinekugel: "frequently recommended, combative".