Dr. Thomas M. Schmid
Dr Thomas Schmid specialises in advising on M&A, private equity and venture capital transactions. His clients
include national and international companies as well as private equity/venture capital funds and start-ups,
which he advises on (cross-border) transactions.
In addition, he advises on venture and growth capital/corporate venture investments, but also has expertise
in the areas of restructuring and general commercial and corporate law as well as compliance issues. Thomas
Schmid has particular experience in the technology, life science/healthcare and automotive/mobility sectors.
He is considered one of the leading lawyers in his field in Germany.
Thomas Schmid began his career at Boesbeck Barz und Partner in Frankfurt and was in-house counsel for the
holding company of the MAN Group in Munich. Before joining SNP Schlawien, Thomas Schmid was a longstanding
partner at the international law firms Weil Gotshal and Orrick.