Frank Eckstein

Lawyer | Accredited Specialist in Criminal Law


Eckstein & Kollegen - Frank Eckstein

His studies of law at the Westphalian Wilhelms-University in Münster were followed by the practical legal training at the Higher Regional Court Munich. In 1989, Frank Eckstein was admitted to the bar at the Munich Chamber of Lawyers, and has since then practised exclusively as a defence counsel throughout Germany. In 1997 he was admitted as an accredited specialist in criminal law. Frank Eckstein started his career as a lawyer and defence counsel at the law firm Bossi, Ufer, Brandl and Dr. Ziegert in 1989. In 1993, he established the law firm Eckstein, Leitner & Prosotowitz in Munich as a name partner. From 1997 until 2011, Frank Eckstein and Werner Leitner worked as partners in their joint legal practice.

At the beginning of 2012, Frank Eckstein set up the law firm Eckstein & Kollegen in Munich.

Frank Eckstein can look back on many years of forensic experience in all areas of criminal law, which today forms the basis of his activities in defending and advising clients with regard to any kind of criminal law issues. Commercial criminal law has for years been one of his focal points of work, in particular with regard to corruption, insolvency and bankruptcy offences, breach of trust and fraud.

In the relevant Focus Special Editions on the subject of criminal law Frank Eckstein is called for years in the category “criminal law” as top attorney and highly recommended by colleagues. Furthermore the law firm Eckstein & Kollegen has been listed as a top law firm in the field of economic criminal law for many years, most recently in 2018. The law firm is recommended disproportionately by colleagues and clients.

Tax criminal law and advisory services relating to compliance issues in companies round off Frank Eckstein’s professional versatility. During recent years, medical criminal law has become a further core area, covering not only cases of treatment errors in patients, but also cases of accounting fraud.

Lawyer Frank Eckstein is a member of the Special Committee on Criminal Law at the Munich Bar.

Languages: German and English