Karsten Silbernagel advises German and foreign clients on complex national and cross-border transactions as well as on all corporate law issues.

He focuses on strategic M&A transactions and joint ventures as well as on the field of private equity, in which he has advised on numerous transactions both in Germany and abroad in a wide variety of industries.

In addition, Mr. Silbernagel has experience in connection with venture capital transactions as well as contentious proceedings in the context of M&A.

Karsten Silbernagel joined WilmerHale in 2023. Previously, he worked for two major international law firms, most recently in London. In addition to his work as a German lawyer, he is also admitted as a solicitor (England & Wales).


Ranked in Handelsblatt Best Lawyers® in Germany 2025 List for Corporate Law

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  • Education

    • Higher Regional Court Frankfurt a.M., Clerkship, Second State Exam, 2017

    • National University of Singapore, 2010

    • Bucerius Law School, First State Exam, Bachelor of Laws, 2013

  • Admissions

    • England and Wales, Solicitor

    • Frankfurt

  • Languages

    • German

    • English

    • Italian

    • French



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