Professional Values and Law Firm Culture
Complex legal challenges are best approached with sharp insight and creative solutions. At Stinson, our attorneys combine industry knowledge and business acumen to deliver practical legal guidance to clients ranging from individuals to privately-held enterprises to international corporations. We prove our value in situations that demand innovative strategies, excellent service and impactful results by:
DELIVERING EXTENSIVE LEGAL KNOWLEDGE
With knowledge and experience across multiple industries and practices, we’re prepared to help you minimize risk and realize opportunities.
STAYING CLOSE TO YOUR BUSINESS
We immerse ourselves in your industry and invest the time to understand your business and your goals.
HONORING YOUR VALUES
Our attorneys present recommendations that align with your values and company culture, because representing your standards is an essential part of achieving your objectives.
SPEAKING YOUR LANGUAGE
We distill and deliver the information you need—efficiently and effectively.
PROVIDING CREATIVE SOLUTIONS AND PRACTICAL RECOMMENDATIONS
Our attorneys are resourceful problem solvers who craft realistic solutions that are both insightful and actionable.
DEMONSTRATING OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY & INCLUSION
We believe providing a diverse and welcoming workplace that values all backgrounds and perspectives is the best path to serving our clients, our people and our profession.
GIVING BACK TO OUR COMMUNITIES
We have a longstanding commitment to give voice to those who would not otherwise have access to the law, and strive to donate at least three percent of total billable hours to pro bono every year.
Focusing on cross-border corporate and commercial transactions, Tobias acts as trusted U.S. general outside counsel to numerous internationally operating companies, family offices and individuals.
With a client base throughout Europe, in addition to clients from Asia, Latin America and the U.S., Tobias represents a wide range of businesses and investors in connection with mergers & acquisitions, divestitures, private equity, joint ventures, and transactions involving the transfer of intellectual property and real estate.
Tobias has extensive experience in providing legal representation to start-up companies, particularly in the software and space-tech industries, from inception to exit. He frequently advises businesses and their executives on executive compensation, international taxation, and immigration matters.
He maintains close relationships with numerous legal and financial firms around the globe and is a member of the Board of the International Business Group (IBG) of Eurojuris International, one of the largest international networks of law firms with members in over 50 countries.
Tobias holds law degrees from Germany, France and the U.S., and is fluent in multiple languages.
Prior to joining Stinson, Tobias chaired the corporate and commercial transactions group for a national, full-service law firm.
Expertise and professional education
New York Law School, 2008
University of Florida, Levin College of Law, 2005
University of Montpellier, France, Master of International Business Law, 2004
Université de Paris - Sorbonne, Maîtrise en droit, 2003
University of Cologne, Germany, LL.M. Comparative Law, 2001