Former Baker McKenzie Senior Counsel Georg Krakow joins DLA Piper’s white-collar crime, compliance, and internal investigations team in Vienna as Partner, alongside a team of four.
According to DLA Piper, “Krakow represents companies, institutions, and individuals in all areas of white-collar criminal law and compliance issues. One of his main areas of expertise is the clarification and evaluation of criminal law facts through internal investigations He also helps clients avoid lengthy proceedings by creating and running comprehensive risk analyses and implementing efficient compliance systems.”
Krakow spent ten years with Baker McKenzie before joining DLA Piper. In 2009, he became Head of the Cabinet of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Justice where he worked on economic crime cases and was involved in civil and penal legislation and, before that, he was a senior public prosecutor based in Vienna.
"With the recent increase in white-collar crime, compliance, and internal investigations, it’s important to intervene in a well-founded, calm, and efficient manner,” Krakow commented. "DLA Piper also has an impressive international criminal law team and I am very much looking forward to working with them."
"We are very pleased to welcome Georg Krakow and his experienced team,” added DLA Piper’s Country Managing Partner in Austria Claudine Vartian. "With this appointment, we are taking a major step in our strategic development."
Krakow joins with a team consisting of Senior Associate Miriam Astl and Associates Dimitra Geronta, Martin Kaplans, and Jasmin Zareie.