Frank Eckstein

Attorney | 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 1993 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” special editions on the subject of law, Frank Eckstein has been named top lawyer in the field of criminal law for years in the category “Criminal Law” and disproportionately recommended by colleagues. In addition, lawyer Frank Eckstein is listed as a top lawyer in the field of white collar crime in the “Wirtschaftswoche” (edition 15/2020).

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.

Frank Eckstein has been a member of the specialist committee for criminal law at the Munich Bar Association since 2017 and its chairman since July 2021.

Languages: German and English