Christoph Hempel

Christoph Hempel

Spoken Languages
German English
Christoph Hempel
+49 (0)69 6677 38669

Christoph Hempel is an associate in Goodwin’s Business Law department and a member of the firm's Private Equity group. He focuses his practice on private equity, growth equity, venture capital, M&A and on general corporate advisory work.

Chris is fluent in German and English.


Chris' representative experience includes:

  • Summit Partners on its agreement to sell its shares in German-based Elatec group, a leading international developer and supplier of secure access solutions, to SGT German Private Equity
  • Imprivata Inc. on the acquisition of OGiTiX Software AG
  • Beyond Capital on the acquisition of Soft & Cloud AG
  • Volkswagen/Porsche on the formation of a joint venture between Bugatti and Rimac Automobili.*
*Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin.

Professional Experience

Chris has been admitted as a German lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) since 2021. Before joining the firm, Chris worked in the Hamburg office of CMS Hasche Sigle PartmbB as an Associate and in the Frankfurt and London offices of Willkie Farr and Gallagher and the Frankfurt office of Gleiss Lutz Hootz Hirsch PartmbB as part of his legal clerkship and as research assistant.



Second State Exam2020

Frankfurt am Main

First State Exam2015

Albert-Ludwigs University, Freiburg



  • Germany