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Bastienne Stautner

Projects Associate

Bastienne Stautner

Bastienne Stautner advises German and international clients on product liability, product safety, and product compliance law. Her focus lies in the automotive, consumer goods, electronics and energy industries. She is particularly experienced in defending in and out-of-court product liability claims. She is a litigator with court experience.

Furthermore, Bastienne has contributed to the resolution of a wide range of product crises by coordinating global product safety actions. She provides risk assessments, handles authority notifications, and drafts crisis communication. She has assisted clients with products-related matters in over 30 jurisdictions.

Bastienne has also worked with numerous clients in the rollout of innovative products. She helps companies by assessing legal risks, developing preventive liability mitigation strategies, and handling EU market entry requirements.

Representative experience

Advising and representing a high tech consumer product company in and out-of-court regarding the defense of alleged product liability claims.

Advising a leading international automobile manufacturer on an EU-product compliance case linked to certain type-approval and UN ECE regulation aspects.

Advising a leading international automobile manufacturer on certain conformity of production topics.

Advising an international automobile manufacturer in national and EU-product liability and product safety law framework regarding autonomous and automated driving.

Advising a high tech company on product safety incidents linked to batteries, including claim handling.

Advising and representing a leading international manufacturer of consumer products regarding several recalls in more than 30 countries.

Education and admissions


  • Second State Exam in Law, Higher Regional Court of Munich, 2015
  • First State Exam in Law, LMU Munich (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München), 2013
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