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Dr. Jacob


Dr. Jacob Böhringer defends and represents German and international companies, their employees and private individuals in criminal investigations and administrative fine proceedings. Dr. Böhringer also represents companies damaged by criminal acts in protecting their interests.

In addition, Dr. Böhringer has extensive experience in organizing and conducting internal investigations as well as in introducing, maintaining and reviewing compliance management systems, particularly in the areas of anti-corruption and money laundering prevention.


Dr. Böhringer studied law at the University of Augsburg, specializing in commercial criminal law, international and European criminal law and criminal procedure law.
For his doctorate, Dr. Böhringer moved to the Justus Liebig University in Giessen, where he worked as a research assistant at the Chair of German, European and International Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure, Commercial Criminal Law and Environmental Criminal Law (Prof. Thomas Rotsch). Dr. Böhringer received his doctorate on the subject of “Negligent complicity – on the relationship between attribution and participation in intentional and negligent offences”.

Dr. Böhringer completed his legal clerkship in the Higher Regional Court of Munich and subsequently worked as a lawyer at the law firm Noerr Partnergesellschaft mbH in Munich from January 2019 to August 2022, focusing on commercial criminal law, criminal tax law and compliance and internal investigation.

Since 01.09.2022 Dr. Böhringer has worked for law firm Eckstein & Kollegen.

Consultation languages: German and English

  • 2023
    Commentary on Section 24 LkSG (provisions on fines) and on Section 22 LkSG (exclusion from the award of public contracts, together with Carsten Bringmann) in Schall/Theusinger/Pour Rafsendjani (eds.), Supply Chain Duty of Care Law (LkSG), 2023 (in ed.).
  • 2022
    Trade-based Money Laundering, in: GWuR 2022, p. 81, together with Prof. Dr. Christian Pelz
  • 2019
    Criminal liability for autonomous systems, in: RAW 2019, p. 13
  • 2018
    The Development of a European Sanctions Law Using the Example of the EU General Data Protection Regulation, in: Lewisch (ed.), Commercial Criminal Law and Corporate Liability, Yearbook 2018, p. 121, together with Dr. Martin Schorn.
  • 2017
    Negligent complicity, A contribution to the relationship between attribution and participation in intentional and negligent offences, 2017.
  • 2012
    Tax Compliance – Minimizing risk through sanction-based disentanglement measures, in: BB 2012, p. 1190, together with Dr. Hanno Kiesel