Dr. Katharina Rausch

Lawyer
Specialist in Criminal Law

Bismarckstrasse 70
D-50672 Cologne/Germany

   +49 (0)221 / 169 135 45
  +49 (0)221 / 169 135 47
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Dr. Katharina Rausch

Lawyer / Specialist in Criminal Law

After taking her degree in law at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster and serving her legal clerkship at Hagen Regional Court, Dr. Rausch worked as an assistant at the Chair for Criminal Law and Criminal Procedural Law of Prof. Dr. Klaus Bernsmann at the Ruhr-Universität-Bochum. During this time, she obtained her doctorate with “summa cum laude” in the field of criminal law on corruption. Her dissertation received the Aulinger Award for the best achievement in business criminal law in 2007.

After completing her dissertation, Dr. Rausch worked for over five years in the legal department of a large German energy corporation in the field of compliance and international legal consultancy. She has been a self-employed lawyer in Cologne since 2013. Since 2016, Dr. Rausch has worked in Cologne with Prof. Dr. Bernsmann, who is planning to terminate his university work and devote all his time to criminal defence. Dr. Rausch works exclusively in the field of criminal law, especially business criminal law. She is a legal specialist in criminal law.

Dr. Rausch is a visiting lecturer at the Ruhr-Universität-Bochum. She speaks fluent German, English, Russian and Italian.