Dr. Manuel Lorenz

Senior Associate

Admitted to the bar since 2016

Dr Lorenz studied law at the University of Trier from 2006 to 2011 with a major in white collar crime and European and International criminal law. After his studies, he worked as an academic assistant at the chair of criminal law at the University of Trier, held by Professor Dr Mark A. Zöller. During this time, he received his doctoral degree on the subject of “Churning – The phenomenon of churning concerning capital market and stock exchange law and the sanctioning in criminal law and law on regulatory offences”.

From 2013 to 2015 he went into practical legal training within the district of the Higher Regional Court Koblenz. During his practical legal training, Dr Lorenz was an research assistant at the law firm in Cologne. He also was an assistant at the chair of criminal law at the University of Trier, held by Professor Dr Mark A. Zöller and at the Institute for German and European Criminal Procedure Law and Police Law (ISP).

Upon his admission as a lawyer in 2016 he was working at the law firm in Wiesbaden that specializes in white collar crime and tax criminal law. Since 2019 Dr Lorenz is working at Knierim & Kollegen in Mainz.

Dr Lorenz is a lecturer for white collar crime and fiscal offences as well as European and international criminal law at the University of Trier. Furthermore he publishes on the topics of environmental as well as general (commercial) criminal law on a regular basis. Since 2018 Dr Lorenz is a contributor to Beck’s News Service of criminal law, please refer to our Publications page of this site.

Dr Lorenz defends and advises individuals as well as companies in cases regarding white collar crime. His work focuses on emblezzlement, fraud, insolvency and bankruptcy offences, tax evasion and Environmental criminal Law.

He is a member of the German Bar Association (DAV), the Criminal Law Section of the German Bar Association, the Association of German Defence Lawyers e.V., the Wirtschaftsstrafrechtliche Vereinigung (WisteV) e.V. and the Association to promote the Institute for German and European Criminal Procedure Law and Police Law (ISP) at the University of Trier.

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