Tom Braegelmann is an experienced international restructuring practitioner. He worked many years as an international business lawyer with a dual-qualification in Germany and the US for ma-or international law firms in Germany – the last four years together with BBL Partner Peter Jark, focusing on international restructuring matters. Tom also worked for more than three years as a bankruptcy and IP lawyer in New York City. Tom is closely following the latest technological developments which are currently transforming the legal sector, namely the digitization of restructuring and insolvency practice worldwide.


• Admitted to the bar in Germany
• Admitted as Attorney and Counsellor at Law in the U.S. State of New York
• Admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York (SDNY)
• Admitted to the Supreme Court of the United States
• Law studies at the University of Tübingen
• 1998 - 2000 Research assistant at the chair of Prof. Gottfried Schiemann, University of Tübingen (civil law)
• End of 2000 Research assistant at the chair of Prof. Dr. Jörn-Axel Kämmerer (Public Law), Bucerius Law School, Hamburg
• 2004 - 05/2006 Research Assistant at Linklaters in Berlin, Legal clerkship in Rhineland-Palatinate
• 06 - 12/2006 Research Assistant at Hogan & Hartson Raue in Berlin
• 2007 LLM studies at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York City, USA
• 2008 - 2012 Attorney at the New York law firm McLaughlin & Stern (interruption for several months in 2009 during issuing of new U.S. work visa)
• 03/2012 - 07/2013 Attorney with Dentons (formerly Salans), Berlin
• 08/2013 - 03/2017 Attorney at DLA Piper, Berlin
• 04/2017 - 08/2017 Attorney at DLA Piper, Munich
• 09/2017 - 12/2017 General Counsel at Leverton GmbH
• 09/2013 - 12/2017 Of Counsel at DLA Piper, Munich
• since 01/2018 Attorney at BBL Bernsau Brockdorff & Partner Rechtsanwälte PartGmbB, Munich


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