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Dr Sebastian Fontaine

Lawyer, Specialist lawyer for criminal law

Salary Partner


Dr Sebastian Fontaine advises and represents corporates and individuals in all questions of commercial and tax criminal law. His practice areas range from corruptionrelated and antitrust offences through to the defence in complex criminal proceedings involving tax offences. Further focus areas are preventive advice to avoid criminal proceedings (compliance) as well as support and assistance in cases of internal investigations. Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers has repeatedly listed Sebastian Fontaine as one of Germany’s top lawyers in the field of commercial criminal law.

Curriculum vitae

  • Legal studies at the Bucerius Law School in Hamburg and the New York University School of Law, NYC, in each case with a focus on commercial criminal law
  • Doctoral thesis in commercial criminal law (“Dogmatik und Reform der Straftatbestände des gewerblichen Rechtsschutzes”)
  • Lawyer at Feigen Graf since 2014 (previously business consultant at Boston Consulting Group in Berlin)
  • Salary Partner at Feigen Graf since 2019
  • Specialist lawyer for criminal law since 2020


one of “Germany’s best lawyers” in the area of commercial and tax criminal law
Handelsblatt 2023
highly qualified, very committed lawyers
Legal 500 2021
the team offers particular expertise on matters related to financial misconduct, cum-ex matters, tax evasion and corruption
Chambers 2023
very clearly one of the foremost firms
Legal 500 2022
present in almost all current investigations
JUVE 2022/23

Areas of Practice

Criminal employment law

Tax and customs criminal law

Banking criminal law

Subsidy fraud proceedings

Criminal law on corruption

Embezzlement proceedings

Administrative offence proceedings

Antitrust criminal law