Dr. Katharina Schomm appointed member of the board of directors of JuWiSt e.V.

Wessing & Partner lawyer Dr. Katharina Schomm, who specializes in white collar crime law and advice on compliance issues/internal investigations, has been appointed to the board of directors of JuWiSt e.V. (lawyers specialising in commercial and tax criminal law).

In addition to her general duties as a member of the board, Dr. Katharina Schomm will be responsible for the finances and membership administration of JuWiSt as treasurer.

JuWiSt was launched in 2019 as an affiliation of the German Association of Women Lawyers. After a successful kick-off meeting in October 2019 and the positive response, JuWiSt was founded as an independent registered association in the first half of 2020.

JuWiSt is an open network that promotes the discourse on women-specific and professional topics in the field of business and criminal tax law and advocates equal participation of men and women in business life. The association offers many opportunities for professional development and networking in the professional market. Among other things, nationwide and regional events and a mentoring programme are planned.

Wessing & Partner congratulates Dr. Katharina Schomm on this exciting new position and wishes her every success and a good conduct!

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