Before starting his own practice, he worked for large commercial law firms (Clifford Chance and Flick Gocke Schaumburg) and for a leading criminal law boutique. Markus Adick studied law in Passau, Freiburg and Osnabrück. He completed additional training in business administration and earned his doctorate with a thesis on the breach of trust by corporate executives. A large number of specialist publications and regular lectures prove his academic commitment.
He ist lecturer for white-collar crime at the University of Mannheim. Furthermore, he is a lecturer for white-collar crime in the Master of Financial Law program at the Frankfurt School of Business & Finance as well as a member of the advisory board of the Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsstrafrecht und Haftung (ZWH). In market guides and lawyers’ rankings (JUVE, Legal500 Germany and EMEA), he is described by other market participants, inter alia, as follows:
In 2018, JUVE ranked him among the “40 under 40” best up-and-coming lawyers in Germany. In 2020 and 2021, Who’s Who Legal named him a Future Leader in the Investigations category.
His most recent engagements include: