Dr Lukas Schefer

senior associate


Studied law in Bonn. 2017 first, 2020 second state law exam. 2018 advanced studies in sports law. Legal traineeship at the Regional Court of Bonn, with stations, among others, in the white‑​collar criminal law department of a major international law firm in Düsseldorf.

2014‑2017 Associate at the chair of Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. mult. Urs Kindhäuser. There also 2018 doctoral thesis on a criminal procedural law topic. 2018‑2020 research associate at the chair of Prof. Dr. Carl‑​Friedrich Stuckenberg, LL.M. (Harvard).

2021 Joined the law firm. 2022‑2023 Worked for a boutique firm in Bonn specializing in commercial and tax criminal law. 2023 Rejoined the firm.


Criminal law (esp. economic and fiscal criminal law, media criminal law, medical criminal law, auditing law)

Listed as top attorney for white‑​collar criminal law (2023, 2024) and top attorney for criminal tax law (2023) by Wirtschaftswoche. Listed by Handelsblatt/​Best Lawyers as “One to Watch” in the areas of white‑​collar criminal law, criminal tax law and compliance.

Member of the AG Strafrecht des Deutschen Anwaltvereins (Criminal Law Working Group of the German Bar Association) and of the Wirtschaftsstrafrechtliche Vereinigung e. V. (Economic Criminal Law Association).

Leader of criminal law working groups and discussions of the written exam course for trainee lawyers.

Advising and defending individuals from business and politics, internationally operating large corporations and medium‑​sized companies, private individuals.


Publications on criminal law and criminal procedure.



German, English

Dr Lukas Schefer

Dr Lukas Schefer

T +49 228 72625‐265
F +49 228 72625‐99


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