Katharina von Smirnow, LL.M. (Penn State)

Senior Manager Mannheim


PwC Legal

Glücksteinallee 43-45

68163 Mannheim


Tel.  +49 621 4006-9316

Email  E-Mail


  • Lawyer (Rechtsanwältin) since 2014
  • Attorney-at-law (New York) since 2014


  • German and international companies and groups
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About me

Katharina von Smirnow specialises in providing advice regarding corporate law, especially in the context of cross-border affairs and international reorganisation projects. With more than eight years of professional experience and during multiple positions abroad, she has assisted various clients with a large number of domestic and international restructuring projects.

  • Since 2022: PwC Legal, Mannheim
  • Until 2022: employed at a law firm in Mannheim, Eschborn/Frankfurt am Main (of which 1 year at Donahue & Partners in New York)
  • Until 2016: employed at a multidisciplinary consulting firm in Eschborn/Frankfurt am Main
  • Until 2014: employed at an international law firm in New York City
  • Until 2013: Master of Laws (LL.M.) post-graduate programme, Pennsylvania State University (USA)
  • Until 2012: trainee positions in Riga (Latvia), Eschborn/Frankfurt am Main, Augsburg
  • Until 2010: legal clerkship (Rechtsreferendariat), district of the Higher Regional Court of Karlsruhe
  • Until 2008: student of law in Freiburg im Breisgau and Düsseldorf