Dr. Matthias Nordmann, M.A.
At SKW Schwarz, we have the “best of both worlds.” We work at the highest professional level while enjoying the freedoms and opportunities of an entrepreneurial medium-sized law firm.
Dr. Matthias Nordmann advises international groups, mid cap companies, investors and entrepreneurs on company, commercial and corporate law in particular on structuring and mergers & acquisitions. He has a special focus on transactions in IP/IT driven industries as well as real estate.
Studies: Göttingen, Lausanne, Geneva, Berlin, London
Awards & Recognitions
Handelsblatt in cooperation with Best Lawyers: Germany's best lawyers 2017-2023
Recommended lawyer in the category "IT Law" (2017-2023)
Recommended lawyer in the category “Corporate Law” (2017)
Who’s Who Legal Thought Leaders in Data 2022
Recommended lawyer in the category "Information Technology"
Recommended lawyer in the category "Data Privacy & Protection"
Who’s Who Legal: Germany 2017 - 2022
Recommended lawyer in the category “Data” (2020 - 2022)
Recommended lawyer in the category "Data Privacy & Protection" (2022)
Listed in the Top 5 “Most highly regarded” in the category “Life Sciences” (2019)
Listed in the Top 5 “Most highly regarded” in the category “Data” (2019)
Most Highly Regarded in the category “Technology, Media & Telecommunications” (2018)
Recommended lawyer in the category “Life Sciences” (2017, 2018, 2021)
Leading lawyer in the category “Telecommunications Media & Technology” (2017)
“Matthias Nordmann is an excellent lawyer who excels at advising IT companies on commercial and corporate-related issues.” (2020)
“Matthias Nordmann continues to impress market sources with his excellent work handling complex transactions within the life sciences sector.” (2019)
“Matthias Nordmann draws praise as an excellent M&A lawyer with a stellar transactional practice in the IT industry. He also boasts sophisticated knowledge of data privacy and protection matters.” (2019)
“An extremely well known TMT and data protection practitioner who gains plaudits from around the world for the strength of his practice.” (2018)
Who’s Who Legal: Data 2020
Recommended lawyer in the category “Information Technology” (2018 - 2020)
Recommended lawyer in the category “Privacy & Protection Security” (2020)
Recommended lawyer in the category “Telecoms & Media” (2018 - 2020)
Recommended lawyer in the category “Data Privacy & Protection” and “Data Security” (2018, 2019)
“Matthias Nordmann excels in his work on IT transactions, and is particularly well noted for his understanding of the intersection between IT and IP rights.” (2020)
“Matthias Nordmann is a trusted adviser on sophisticated data security matters for clients who include major corporations in the Swiss and international markets.” (2020)
“Matthias Nordmann enjoys a strong international reputation for his outstanding work on corporate mergers and acquisitions. He is a ‘reliable and pragmatic figure who knows exactly what clients need’.” (2020)
“Boasts longstanding experience advising national and international clients in the media and technology sectors on a range of corporate and contractual matters.” (2018)
“Widely regarded as a top name in commercial contracts. He advises on transactions in the IT space and is renowned for his entrepreneurial advice.” (2018)
“A highly regarded lawyer in the data security market. He is highlighted for his strategic insights and expert handling of complex sector-related transactions.” (2018)
Who’s Who Legal: Life Sciences 2019, 2023
Recommended lawyer in the category “Transactional” (2023)
One of the leading lawyers worldwide in the category “Transactional” (2019)
JUVE Handbook: Commercial Law Firms 2017 – 2021
Frequently recommended lawyer in the category “Technology and Media: Information Technology (Contracts/Litigation)” (2018 – 2021)
Frequently recommended lawyer in the category “Media, Technology and Communications: Information Technology Contracts/Litigation” (2017/2018)
The Legal 500 Germany 2018
Recommended lawyer “M&A – Mid-size Domestic Deals”
Dr. Matthias Nordmann is member of the International Bar Association (IBA) and the International Technology Law Association (ITechLaw).
„Die Gesellschaft bürgerlichen Rechts“, in: Kölner Handbuch Handels- und Gesellschaftsrecht, Hrsg. Rechenberg/Ludwig, 2017, 4. Auflage