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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
  • Internationales Wirtschafts- und Steuerstrafrecht
    wistra 3/2019, S. 94-96
  • Internationales Steuer- und Wirtschaftsstrafrecht
    wistra 2/2018, S. 75-77
  • Internationales Wirtschafts- und Steuerstrafrecht
    wistra 12/2016, S. 483-485
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