Milena Charnitzky is a partner at RITTERSHAUS Rechtsanwälte and specializes in advising nationally and internationally active companies in the automotive and food sector in domestic and cross-border Mergers & Acquisitions transactions (often with Asian clients). She furthermore assists start-ups and middle-sized enterprises in all areas of corporate and commercial law (amongst others formation of companies with foreign shareholders, cooperation agreements, distribution agreements and commercial agency agreements). She also has experience in litigation in several areas of civil and commercial law.
Milena grew up in Rome and different parts of Germany. She spent several years abroad in England (Brighton) and France (Paris) during school and her doctorate and has completed several legal clerkships, amongst others at the internationally active Chemical Group BASF SE (Ludwigshafen, Germany). She joined RITTERSHAUS in 2014 and has completed a degree as Mediator at the Institute for Mediation in Heidelberg (HIM) in 2017.
For the last three consecutive years, she has been a co-lecturer on the topic of Venture Capital at the European Business School (EBS) in Wiesbaden, Germany.
Milena’s working languages are German (mother-tongue) and English. Furthermore, she understands, reads and speaks Italian (second mother-tongue), French, Dutch and Spanish.