Juergen Ostertag

Juergen Ostertag is chair of the Firm’s German Practice and a partner in the International Practice.

With a singular international perspective and entrepreneurial mindset, Juergen advises clients engaged in critical cross-border transactions across a broad spectrum of geographies and industries, including automotive, biomedical, chemical, consumer products, energy, professional services, technology, and wealth management.

Juergen draws upon his dual German and American background to craft creative and proactive strategies for European companies engaging in foreign direct investments in the United States and U.S. clients doing business abroad. Experienced with the U.S.’s and EU’s complex legal systems, Juergen effectively serves global clientele in all aspects of their business goals.

Cross-Border Capabilities

Clients rely on Juergen as a trusted adviser who regularly serves as outside general counsel, guiding clients on a full array of corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate formation and structuring, licensing agreements, and transactional and contract matters. He builds strong relationships with his clients based on his broad understanding of their business needs and is thereby integral to their growth and success.

Juergen seamlessly collaborates with his Tarter Krinsky & Drogin colleagues across a multitude of practice areas at the firm, including those focused on intellectual property, litigation, tax, immigration, commercial finance, and trusts and estates. This collaboration allows him to facilitate the delivery of a full range of efficient and cost-conscious legal services.

In addition, as a native German speaker with a deep understanding of the American and German economic and legal frameworks, Juergen adeptly aids both closely held and larger German companies navigate the corporate complexities of doing business in the U.S.