Dr. Marlene Ruf is a restructuring associate in the Munich office of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP.

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


Thought Leadership


Comment to judgment by Court of Appeal of Düsseldorf on 29 November 2018 (case no. I-13 U 59/18) re. enforceability of subordination clause in German law notes terms and conditions in: Entscheidungen zum Wirtschaftsrecht (EWiR) 2019, p. 115

The joint representative of bondholders in the crisis of the issuer. 2018. KTS-Schriften zum Insolvenzrecht, Volume 55. Cologne: Carl Heymanns Verlag


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2017Germany


  • English
  • German


  • University of HamburgDr. jur.2017
  • Higher Regional Court of HamburgSecond State Examination2015
  • Bucerius Law SchoolFirst State Examination2012
  • Waseda UniversityLaw Studies2009