Dr Marco Rietdorf


Born in Wuppertal in 1976. Studied Law in Bonn. 2001 first State examination, 2004 second State examination. Research assistant at the University of Bonn, 2002‐2006. Doctoral thesis with Prof Dr Wolfgang Löwer in municipal commercial law at Bonn University.

Joined the firm in 2006.


Public commercial law, in particular gambling law, fiscal legislation (contributions, fees, waste water charges), public construction law.

Member of the Bonn legal forum.

Lecturer for gambling law and for local fiscal law at Deutsche Anwalt Akademie (DAA).

Legal counsel in the constitutional complaint proceedings challenging the Berlin Gambling Hall Act (Spielhallengesetz Berlin) and the Saarland Gambling Hall Act (Saarländische Spielhallengesetz) (BVerfG 1 BvR 1314/12 and 1 BvR 1874/13).

Conduct of a successful lawsuit for the extension of the permit of the organiser of Aktion Mensch e. V. to sell lottery vouchers via the retail chains Rewe and dm.

Acting as counsel nation‑​wide of Löwen Entertainment GmbH undertakings in numerous lawsuits and summary proceedings concerning the issue of new amusement arcade licences.

Advising 1&1 United Internet Media GmbH on the lawfulness of Internet advertising for sports betting companies.

Advising a syndicate bank on the issue of a corporate bond by a gambling provider.


Publications on gambling law, commercial administration law, law on fees and charges.



German, English

Dr Marco Rietdorf

Dr Marco Rietdorf
specialist attorney for administrative law

T +49 228 72625‐168
F +49 228 72625‐99


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