Dr. Frank Wältermann

Dr. Frank Wältermann

Lawyer, Partner

T +49 211 60035-280


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Frank Wältermann advises on domestic and international commercial and contract law. His focus is on the drafting and negotiation of contracts in the areas of purchasing and sales, distribution, quality assurance, cooperation and investment projects. Frank Wältermann also regularly conducts corresponding out-of-court and court disputes. In addition, he frequently handles product liability cases and field campaigns. Frank Wältermann also offers insolvency law expertise in advising creditors on the enforcement and defence of claims as well as the handling of commercial contracts in crisis and insolvency.

Frank Wältermann has been a partner of Orth Kluth since 2013. He studied law and business administration at Westfälische Wilhelms-University in Münster, where he also worked as a research assistant. He is author of numerous publications and regularly holds training courses on issues of contract drafting and liability, particularly in plant engineering and mechanical engineering.


"Often recommended lawyer (commercial law), "very competent and experienced, pragmatic and easily accessible, client", JUVE Handbook 2023/2024

"Dr Wältermann is my ‘single entry point’. I can always reach him, ... and he’s supported me in negotiation processes on many occasions over the years. He’s also greatly appreciated by my salespeople for his pragmatic and solution-oriented approach in customer negotiations. His industry expertise and experience are exceptional.", "Dr Frank Wältermann is a top branch expert who gives very pragmatic advice.", Legal 500 Germany, 2022

"Frequently Recommended Lawyer" (Commercial Law), kanzleimonitor 2019/2020

"The practice enjoys a good reputation for liability and insurance claims", JUVE Manual 2018/2019