Marc is a partner in the German dispute resolution practice group of Allen & Overy and has over 20 years of experience in the insurance industry.
He is regularly instructed by insurance companies, financial institutions, and national and international clients from key industry sectors to act as adviser on a broad range of insurance-related issues. This includes advising on policy interpretation, insurance-related risk issues as well as monitoring and defence work. Marc also has significant experience in representing his clients in all types of national and cross-border disputes before state and arbitration courts, often with multiple parties and complex issues of fact and law.
A particular focus of his work is on professional indemnity, directors’ liability and insolvency-related insurance litigation, including coverage disputes and recourse claims. Furthermore, he has broad experience in the area of risk prevention and risk management, as well as in various fields of alternative dispute resolution.
Chambers Europe 2018 highlights that Marc ‘is particularly well known for his adeptness in D&O liability cases’. He holds a doctor of law degree from Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University, Frankfurt, Germany and has repeatedly been named by German legal directory JUVE as frequently recommended lawyer for insurance law as well as commercial, liability and corporate litigation, citing others in its 2018/2019 edition who describe him as an ‘experienced litigator with good standing with the “Big Four”’ and ‘the man for the big cases’.