Michael Adolf

Attorney since 1987
1990 to 2000, in-house counsel, 6 years thereof as Group General Counsel and authorised signatory for one of the world's leading manufacturers of braking systems for rail and commercial vehicles. For several years, he was a member of the VDMA Legal Committee of the German Machinery and Plant Manufacturing Association (VDMA).

Partner at Adolf Lüken Höflich Sawodny Partnerschaftsgesellschaft. Since 01.01.2016, partner at Adolf|Lantschner Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mbB, Rechtsanwälte (Attorneys at Law).

Michael Adolf

Practice Areas

  • Contracts and contract management
  • Product liability, product safety (recalls), and warranties
  • Technology licencing and R&D cooperation
  • Distribution law and aftermarket
  • Mergers and acquisitions


Industry focus

  • Automotive supply industries, rail vehicle industries and aerospace
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Software, logistics




Fritz Lantschner

Attorney since 1998; Studies in Munich and Lausanne, Switzerland.
From 2002 to 2014 General Counsel and authorised signatory of globally operating corporate groups in the automotive supplier industry. From 2004 to 2014 Fritz Lantschner was a member of the Legal Committee of the German Association of the Automotive Industries (VDA) and for several years a member of the German Federal Association of Corporate Lawyers.

Since 2015 Fritz Lantschner has been Off Counsel at AKLaw and, since 1 January 2016, a partner in the Adolf|Lantschner Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mbB, Attorneys at Law.

Fritz Lantschner

Practice Areas

  • Contracts and contract management
  • Product liability, product safety (recalls), and warranties
  • Mergers and acquisitions, restructuring
  • Compliance


Industry focus

  • Automotive supplier industry
  • Metal working and injection moulding