Dr. Julian Kutschelis


Dr. Julian Kutschelis

Senior Associate

Dr. Julian Kutschelis advises both foreign and domestic clients in all matters of corporate law with a special focus on issues of corporate compliance, including white collar criminal matters. He is also engaged in compliance related litigation and arbitration. 

Prior to joining WilmerHale, Dr. Kutschelis worked as a research associate at Free University of Berlin, chair of corporate and capital markets law.

Professional Activities

Dr. Kutschelis is a member of the academic Association for Corporate Law (Wissenschaftliche Vereinigung für Unternehmens- und Gesellschaftsrecht (VGR)) and the German Association for White Collar Criminal Law (Wirtschaftsstrafrechtlichen Vereinigung (WisteV)).



  • Advice to a German car manufacturer regarding diesel emissions
  • Investigation on behalf of a German bank regarding stock trades around dividend date
  • Investigations of kick-back payments and breach of trust in outsourcing projects


Dr. Kutschelis is a scholar of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and holds the Free University School of Law's award for his summa cum laude doctoral thesis on anti-corruption and corporate liability. 

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  • Education

    • Second State Exam, Berlin, Court of Appeals, 2014

    • Doctorate in Law, Free University of Berlin and University of Buenos Aires, 2014

    • First State Exam, University of Trier, 2009

  • Admissions

    • Berlin

  • Languages

    • German

    • English

    • Spanish