Marcus Winkler



Specialist Lawyer for
Insolvency Law

Specialist Lawyer for
Tax Law

Heilbronner Straße 150
70191 Stuttgart
Tel.: +49 711 280759-0
Fax: +49 711 280759-11

More locations:

Donaueschingen, Michelstadt, Obernburg


Marcus Winkler started his career as a lawyer specializing in restructuring and insolvency law more than 15 years ago. Since 2002 he has been continuously appointed as a trustee in insolvency proceedings, debtor-in-possession proceedings and consumer insolvencies. His specialty is the turn-around of corporates via insolvency plans and/or via the sale of assets to an SPV, the main sectors of his engagement being mechanical engineering, tool manufacturing and the automotive industry. Furthermore Marcus advises companies and creditors on all legal matters touching insolvency law, especially in regard to restructuring and debtor in possession.


Studied Law at the University of Mainz

1998 - 2000 Clerkship at the regional courts Kaiserslautern and Mainz, legal assistant in bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings as well as consultancy man-dates in regard to insolvency proceedings and restructurings at Hess Wienberg Freund and Partner (Mainz)

2001 Admission to the bar

since 2002 Appointments as an insolvency administrator

2004 Certified Insolvency Law Specialist

2006 Certified Tax Law Specialist

2000 - 2002 Attorney assisting the insolvency administrators at Hack & Hoefer (Mannheim) und responsible for the setup of the insolvency law unit at Reinhardt and Freiherr von Truchseß (Erfurt)

since 2003 BBL Bernsau Brockdorff (and predecessor firms)


Josef Schimmel GmbH & Co. KG, manufacturing and development of filtration technology, 200 employees, 18.5 Mio. EUR revenue, insolvency trusteematec Maschinenbau GmbH, specialized machine manufacturing, 150 employees, 32 Mio. EUR revenue, insolvency trusteeDunlopillo GmbH, manufacturing and development of mattresses as well of bedding products, 120 employees, 32 Mio. EUR revenue, trustee in a debtor-in-possession proceedingMore
Hans Lingl Anlagenbau und Verfahrenstechnik GmbH & Co. KG, plant construction, 465 employees, 101 Mio. EUR revenue, trustee in a debtor-in-possession proceedingGmeinder Lokomotiven Fabrik GmbH, manufacturer of locomotives, gearboxes and related products, 42 employees, 7.6 Mio. EUR revenue, insolvency trusteeSolutronic AG, renewable energies, 50 employees, 2.2 Mio. EUR revenue, insolvency trusteeNiederberger Gruppe, manufacturing and development of tailor made CNC products, 250 employees, 25 Mio. EUR revenue, insolvency trusteeReum GmbH, automotive supplier, 1,100 employees, 120 Mio. EUR revenue, insolvency trusteeEP Elsterberg GmbH & Co. KG, textile manufacturer, 380 employees, 30 Mio. EUR revenue, insolvency trustee


Frequent lectures on insolvency law related topics (especially concerning proceedings with a debtor-in-possession – ESUG), e.g. at the Sparkassenverband (Savings Bank Association) Baden-Württemberg


Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Fachanwälte für Steuerrecht e.V. (Association of Tax Law Specialists)Working Group for insolvency law and restructuring with the German Bar AssociationGerman Bar AssociationMore
BRSI Bundesvereinigung Restrukturierung, Sanierung und Interim Management e.V. (Corporate Repositioning Association Germany)Forum 270 – Quality and responsibility in self-administration e.V.