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SKW Schwarz appoints two new partners from its own ranks
SKW Schwarz Rechtsanwälte appointed two partners from its own ranks, Elisabeth Noltenius and Alexander Möller, at the start of the new year. Alexander Möller is also taking over as Head of the firm's Employment Law department.
“The 2021 partner appointments are in line with SKW Schwarz's modernization strategy, which was intensified in the previous year and according to which we are particularly focusing on future-oriented topics in connection with digitalization. We are very pleased that with Elisabeth Noltenius and Alexander Möller we are expanding our partnership with two excellent advisors. We expect both of them to provide a major boost to our positioning in their respective fields of law,” said Stefan Schicker, Managing Partner of SKW Schwarz.
Elisabeth Noltenius, a lawyer in Berlin specializing in Media and IT, advises Internet groups, start-ups, and relevant companies in the film and television industry on developing and structuring of their business. Her areas of expertise include media and copyright law, data protection, consumer protection, compliance, advertising law, and competition law. In media and entertainment law, she advises her clients along the entire value chain, from financing to movie distribution. She assists digital entertainment service providers in legally structuring their digital business models, from changes in usage concepts to their revenue streams. Elisabeth Noltenius is co-founder of the Digital Female initiative.
Alexander Möller, a lawyer in Frankfurt specializing in employment law, advises companies in particular in connection with reorganizations, where he provides strategic and operational support for measures under employment law and necessary process steps towards the works council and the workforce. In addition, he assists employers in drafting and revising contract portfolios (e.g., employment, termination, and severance agreements as well as contracts for third-party staff assignment). Alexander Möller also focuses on employment law aspects of the use of new technologies in companies, such as data glasses or whistleblowing systems.
As of January 1, 2021, SKW Schwarz has 62 partners at four offices. In total, more than 120 lawyers work for the firm in Berlin, Frankfurt, Hamburg, and Munich. At the turn of the year, SKW Schwarz also gained two experienced associates at its Frankfurt office: Christoph Wiegand reinforces the IP practice and Philipp Sauer the IT practice.