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Jonathan Rüschendorf

Jonathan Rüschendorf advises and represents both individuals and companies in the field of white-collar crime. He is also active in the area of internal investigations and supports his clients in compliance issues.

Jonathan Rüschendorf studied law at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich and the University of Edinburgh with a focus on business and corporate law. He completed his legal clerkship at the Düsseldorf District Court. At the Ruhr-University Bochum he is doing his doctorate on a topic of business criminal law.

Prior to joining Wessing & Partner, Jonathan Rüschendorf worked as a research assistant with the same law firm. Subsequently, he started as a legal assistant in the Investigations department of the Düsseldorf office of a major German law firm.

Jonathan Rüschendorf has been a lawyer with Wessing & Partner since 2018. He advises his clients in German and English.


German Bar Association
Düsseldorf Bar Association
Association for Business Criminal Law

  • Grenzüberschreitende Strafverteidigung
    Münchener Anwaltshandbuch Verteidigung in Wirtschafts- und Steuerstrafsachen, hrsg. v. Klaus Volk/Stephan Beukelmann, 3. Auflage 2020, S. 600-684
    (Prof. Dr. Heiko Ahlbrecht, Jonathan Rüschendorf)
  • Internationales Wirtschaftsstrafrecht
    wistra 4/2020, S. 144-146
    ( Jonathan Rüschendorf)
  • Internationales Wirtschafts- und Steuerstrafrecht
    wistra 3/2019, S. 94-96
    ( Jonathan Rüschendorf)
  • Internationales Steuer- und Wirtschaftsstrafrecht
    wistra 2/2018, S. 75-77
    ( Jonathan Rüschendorf)
  • Internationales Wirtschafts- und Steuerstrafrecht
    wistra 12/2016, S. 483-485
    ( Jonathan Rüschendorf)

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