DR. CHRISTIAN ZULEGER is co-head of Sidley's European Corporate and Private Equity group. He focuses on complex private equity and M&A transactions. Over the last two decades he has lead numerous high-profile, cross-border leveraged buy-outs on behalf of European and U.S. private equity clients.
Christian has been recognized as a leading private equity lawyer in Germany by Chambers Europe and is listed among the “best lawyers” by Handelsblatt Best Lawyers 2020. In the 2019/2020 edition of the JUVE Handbook, Christian was recognized as “Often Recommended” in M&A and Private Equity, commentators described him as “extremely prudent” and “one of the strongest Mid-Cap lawyers in Munich.”
Prior to joining Sidley in 2017, Christian was a partner in the corporate practice of another international law firm.
Admissions & Certifications
- Germany – Rechtsanwalt
- Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, J.D., 2001
- Higher Regional Court of Munich, Second State Exam, 2000
- Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, First State Exam, 1998