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Dr. Matthias M. Schweiger


Dr. Matthias M. Schweiger
English, French, German, Italian
Practice Group

Matthias M. Schweiger helps clients with international liability cases, collective actions and dispute resolution. He handles court cases at all instances and brings experience in complex product liability litigation, consumer claims and mass tort litigation, supply chain disputes, proceedings before the European Court of Justice, international conflicts of laws and jurisdiction. Matthias assists clients with navigating and coordinating liability claims and advises on defense strategy, legal project and crisis management. The team has expertise in managing mass tort cases with a multitude of claims.

Matthias is a recommended lawyer for commercial litigation and product liability. He advises clients from different industries and is said to be "very well versed in the Life Sciences sector, in particular in the areas of pharmaceuticals and medical devices". Matthias is a member of our Class Actions Group and has published on, inter alia, collective actions in Europe, product liability and procedural law.

"very well versed in the Life Sciences sector, in particular in the areas of pharmaceuticals and medical devices."

Legal 500 Deutschland, 2018

Representative experience

Global defense of global certification company against liability claims resulting from allegedly inappropriate certification of breast implant manufacturer P.I.P.

Representing a leading international medical devices company in product liability disputes.

Assisting an international pharmaceutical company on strategic product liability issues and coordinating the international defence of alleged claims in Europe.

Representing a leading manufacturer of industrial goods in litigation proceedings regarding allegedly defective products.

Advising a medical device manufacturer on product recall in Germany and subsequent supply chain dispute.

Advising a global manufacturer of haemophilia products on inclusion of digital technologies in products offering.

Advising a manufacturer in the wood industry on supply chain redress claims.

Representing a pharmaceutical company in product liability disputes and assisting with the international defence of alleged claims in Europe.

Advising a chemical producer on liability in the supply chain in case of defective API.

Education and admissions


  • Second State Exam in Law, Bavaria, 2011
  • Dr. iur., University of Regensburg, 2010
  • First State Exam in Law, University of Regensburg, 2007

Court admissions

  • All German district courts and higher regional courts


Recommended lawyer for product liability

Legal 500 Germany


Recommended lawyer for commercial litigation

Legal 500 EMEA

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