Dr. Lukas Ritzenhoff

Dr. Lukas Ritzenhoff


Email [email protected]​hoganlovells.com

Phone + 49 30 80 09 30 060

Fax +49 30 80 09 30 099

LanguagesGerman, English

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

Lukas Ritzenhoff advises national and international companies on white collar crime, compliance, investigations and related competition law topics. Lukas has advised clients across all major industry sectors. He is especially well versed in highly regulated industries.

Lukas has extensive experience in defending clients in agency investigations including dawn raids and multi-jurisdictional agency investigations, conducting internal investigations and compliance audits as well as advising on related competition law matters. He is also experienced in implementing compliance management systems and was a member of a DOJ monitor team overseeing the implementation of a global compliance system at an international company.

Specific focus points of his practice include ESG-related topics in the field of compliance ("ESG Compliance") and the implementation of whistleblowing mechanisms.

Awards and recognitions


Leading lawyer for compliance

Education and admissions


Second State Exam in Law, Higher Regional Court of Berlin, 2013

Dr. iur., Doctorate in Law, Bucerius Law School, 2012

First State Exam in Law, University of Münster, 2009


Wirtschaftsstrafrechtliche Vereinigung e.V. (WisteV) (German Association for White Collar Crime Law)

Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht e.V. (German Association for Antitrust Law)

Bar admissions and qualifications


Representative experience

Advising a venture capital-backed growth company in the technology sector on the implementation of a tailored compliance system. 

Advising a Berlin-based venture capital-backed growth company on questions of product compliance.