Dr. Volkmar Bruckner

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP


Confident and very experienced. - JUVE

Dr. Volkmar Bruckner is a corporate partner in the Munich office of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP.

Volkmar has a long track record of representing private equity investors, management teams and corporations on complex domestic and cross-border transactions. His particular focus is on leveraged buy-outs, carve-outs and joint ventures.

JUVE recommends Volkmar in its 2020/2021 edition for large-cap and mid-cap private equity transactions as well as M&A. He is also recognized in the 2021 edition of IFLR1000 as a highly regarded lawyer for private equity and M&A. Handelsblatt Best Lawyers 2020 lists Volkmar among the “best lawyers” for M&A.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 1999Germany
  • 2005New York


  • German
  • English


  • Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-NürnbergDr. jur.2001
  • Higher Regional Court of MunichSecond State Examination1998
  • The George Washington University Law SchoolLL.M.1996
  • Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-NürnbergFirst State Examination1995