Dr Michael Winkelmüller


Born in Leverkusen in 1971. Studied law in Bonn. 1997 first State examination, 2001 second State examination. Between 1997 and 2000 research assistant at the Chair for Public Law and European law in Bochum, from 2001 at the Chair for Science Law in Bonn. 2001 doctoral degree with Prof Dr Thomas von Danwitz, Bochum.

Joined the firm in 2001.


Public economic law, constitutional law, European law, in particular compliance, litigation and legislative practice in the areas of product safety law and standardization, health law, state aid law and data protection law.

2016 Head of the working group “Technical Standardization” at the Deutscher Baugerichtstag (German Construction Law Association). Member of the working group “Standards in the construction sector” at the Federal Ministry for Construction.

2005‐2013 lecturer for administrative procedural law and public economic law at the German Lawyers Academy, lecturer for EU law at the Gustav‐Stresemann‐Institut Bonn e. V., trainer at IBR Seminare, Mannheim. In house seminars for companies, associations, and institutions.

Certified Compliance Officer and Auditor, TÜV PersCert Certificates no. 2506590 and 2665545.

Momentive Performance Materials GmbH

Legal advice and acting as counsel in compliance matters in the area of occupational health and safety and environmental protection law

Conradi + Kaiser Industries

Legal advice and acting as legal counsel before the European Commission, the European Chemicals Agency and national authorities in the area of product safety and chemicals regulatory law (REACH)

Federal Ministry of the Interior, for Building and Home Affairs

Action brought by the Federal Republic of Germany against the European Commission before the European Court of First Instance involving product safety law / building law (implementation of the EU Construction Products Regulation)

Kautex Textron GmbH & Co. KG

Legal advice and acting as counsel in the area of product safety law and law governing dangerous goods, product compliance and recall management


Publications and numerous lectures on public economic law and EU Law,



German, English, French

Dr Michael Winkelmüller

Dr Michael Winkelmüller
specialist attorney for administrative law

T +49 228 72625‐157
F +49 228 72625‐99


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