Martin Seyfarth is a partner in both the firm's Transactional and Regulatory and Government Affairs Departments. He chairs the German Strategy and Public Policy Practice and co-chairs the German Energy Industry Group. He joined the firm in 1999. He advises national and international companies on transactions, privatizations and large strategic industry and branch projects. Martin Seyfarth has been the managing partner of the Berlin office since 2009.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Seyfarth served as Chief of Staff at the German Federal Ministry of Transport (1993 – 1998), where he was involved in the privatization of Deutsche Lufthansa AG and Deutsche Bahn AG. Practice
Martin Seyfarth's corporate practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, privatizations and restructurings. He has handled numerous mergers and acquisitions for clients in regulated industries, particularly in the power and gas sector.
Martin Seyfarth's regulatory and public policy practice focuses on energy, environment and healthcare, where he represents his clients in administrative procedures and commercial negotiations. He also frequently represents clients in strategic matters or legislative procedures before governments and parliaments in Germany and at EU level.