Mathias Burghardt

Senior Associate

Mathias Burghardt is a Senior Associate on the Insolvency and Restructuring team.

He advises on national and cross-border restructuring and insolvency law issues. Mathias Burghardt has many years of experience in providing guidance to financial institutions facing crisis, especially in regard to supervisory, stabilisation, restructuring and bankruptcy measures. He has a wealth of experience in handling complex bankruptcy and liquidation proceedings.

He also specialises in the area of banking and financial market law.

In these areas of the law, he can draw on his many years of experience at FINMA.

Practice Areas:

Insolvency and Restructuring
Banking and Finance


Member of the Stuttgart Bar Association


2023 University of St. Gallen (Executive MBA (HSG) in General Management)
2022 Attorney at law at Wenger Plattner
2020 University of Zurich, LL.M. UZH in International Banking, Finance and Insurance Law, incl. master thesis on Restructuring Law for Insurance Companies
2019 University of St. Gallen (DAS in Management (MLP-HSG), Certified Global Negotiator (CGN-HSG))
2012 Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA, Deputy Head Recovery & Insolvency
2006 Attorney at law with hww hermann wienberg Wilhelm, insolvency administrators, Ulm and Stuttgart
2006 Admission as Attorney-at-Law (Stuttgart Bar Association, Germany)
2005 Graduate lawyer with Salans LLP (today: Dentons Europe LLP), Berlin
2005 High Court (OLG) Karlsruhe (second state law examination)
2003 University of Constance (first state law examination)
2000 King’s College London, Law School (Diploma in Legal Studies)


Mathias Burghardt LL.M., Executive MBA (HSG)
Attorney at Law / Registered in the list of lawyers acc. to Art. 28 FMLA
Wenger Plattner
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Bar admission (DE, 2006)


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