Dr. Michael Berger

Associate Restructuring
Kirkland & Ellis International LLP


Michael Berger is a restructuring associate in the Munich office of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP.

He focuses on cross-border restructurings advising both debtors and creditors on acquisitions, disposals and reorganizations of stressed and distressed businesses.


Thought Leadership


Limits to Majority Rule in German Corporate Bond Restructurings, Abhandlungen zum Deutschen und Europäischen Gesellschafts- und Kapitalmarktrecht (AGK), Vol. 199, 2022 (Berlin: Duncker & Humblot)

Chapter on Germany, in: International Comparative Legal Guide (ICLG) – Restructuring & Insolvency, 15th ed. 2021 (together with Dr. Josef Parzinger and Dr. Johannes Lappe; the full chapter is available here)


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2020Germany


  • German
  • English


  • Goethe University Frankfurt am MainDr. jur.2021
  • Higher Regional Court of NurembergSecond State Examination2019
  • Heidelberg UniversityFirst State Examination2015