Dr. Alexander Paradissis
Attorney Dr. Alexander Paradissis is a certified specialist lawyer in criminal law and a salaried partner of the firm. He specializes in white-collar criminal law and criminal tax law. Dr. Paradissis has defended the rights of accused citizens in numerous criminal proceedings and so has substantial experience in defense during preliminary proceedings and main trials. In addition to individual defense, he focuses on criminal law consultation and the representation of companies. Both preventive counseling and support for companies in crisis situations rank among Dr. Paradissis' main strengths.
Dr. Paradissis is one of the "rising stars in business and criminal tax law" in the Leading Consultants category according to the JUVE Handbook 2021/22. Colleagues say of him that he is "top of the next generation, a "good analyst" and "always available" (JUVE Handbook 2021/22). WirtschaftsWoche has again ranked Dr. Paradissis among the "Top Lawyers for Commercial Criminal Law"in 2021. The Handelsblatt also ranks him among the "Best Lawyers in Germany for Commercial Criminal Law" and FOCUS magazine named Dr. Paradissis a "Top Lawyer in Criminal Law" in 2021.
Dr. Paradissis received his doctorate from the University of Trier with a thesis on substantive criminal law, for which he was awarded the Förderpreis für herausragende Promotionen des Freundeskreises e.V. der Universität Trier.
As a lecturer at the German Lawyers' Academy, Dr. Paradissis passes on his knowledge and experience in white-collar criminal law to colleagues who are being trained as certified specialist lawyers in criminal law.
Dr. Paradissis is spokesman for the Wirtschaftsstrafrechtliche Vereinigung e. V. (WisteV). He is also a member of the Criminal Law Working Group of the German Bar Association (DAV) and the Cologne Legal Society.