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Dr. Carolin Gierth

Senior Associate

Dr. Carolin Gierth
English, Italian, German
Practice Group

Carolin Gierth is solving legal problems for clients from the life sciences, cosmetics, foods, beverages & agriculture industry in case of product liability and product safety issues. She helps clients in finding pragmatic and business-oriented solutions. Using her distinct coordination skills, she assists clients in managing cross-border product liability litigation, including crisis communication.

She represents globally acting pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical devices companies in product liability lawsuits and settlement proceedings. Carolin Gierth is senior associate in Hogan Lovells' Munich office and a member of the Litigation & Arbitration practice.

Representative Experience

Coordinating and defending litigation matters for a bioscience company regarding allegedly contaminated blood products, vaccines and pharmaceuticals.

Beratung und gerichtliche Vertretung eines fuehrenden europaeischen Unternehmens bei der Abwehr von Schadensersatzklagen

Assisting a vaccines company with the defense against damage and information claims regarding a HPV vaccine and representing the client in court proceedings.

Assisting an international agrochemical and agricultural biotechnology company in the defense against product liability claims.

Advising a worldwide leading consumer goods company regarding product compliance with EU and German regulations on food contact material.

Advising a leading company from the luxury food industry on the defense strategy regarding fraudulent customer complaints about allegedly contaminated luxury foods.

Advising a leading consumer goods manufacturer on limit values for chemicals in toys under the new European Toy Safety Directive.

Education and admissions


  • Second State Exam in Law, State of Bavaria, 2009
  • First State Exam in Law, JMU Würzburg (Julius-Maximilians-Universität), 2007


  • Munich Bar Association

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