Holger Siegwart

San Francisco Airport Office
1799 Bayshore Highway Ste. 129 B&C
Burlingame, CA 94010, United States
Phone: 650-259-9670
Fax: 650259-9682
Areas of Practice
  • International Law & Trade

Practice/Organization Description

Holger Siegwart, Esq. is licensed to practice law in Germany and the United States (California). He is one of very few attorneys with courtroom experience in Germany and the US. He practiced law in Germany for almost a decade before he was also admitted in California.

SIEGWART GERMAN AMERICAN LAW provides high-quality and cost-efficient advice for US based individual and corporate clients and attorneys on German law, and represents US based clients in Germany; the firm also advices corporate and individual German and foreign based clients and attorneys on US law, and represents German and foreign based clients in the United States.

Mr. Siegwart serves as Senior Adviser of the American Chamber of Commerce in Germany (AmCham) for California and the Western United States since 2010

Areas of practice include

German Law

German Estate Law - Probate in Germany

Estate Planning for Assets in Germany

German Estate Tax

German Citizenship

Dual Citizenship for Germans in the US

German Business Law

German Corporate Law

German Employment Law

German Real Estate Law

German-American Cross-Border Agreements

German-American Cross-Border Litigation

German-American Trade

Germany - Debt Collection

Germany - Enforcement of US Judgments and Awards

International Law

International Sale of Goods - CISG

Litigation and Arbitration in Germany

Bar Admissions

Germany (1999)

California (2007)


University of Heidelberg, Germany, Law School Law J.D. (1997)

Honors: Graduated with Distinction (Top 20% Statewide) State Administered Exam (German J.D. Equivalent)

University of Valencia, Spain Spanish D.E.L.E. Nivel Superior 1997

Honors: Highest Degree Awarded by the Kingdom of Spain for Spanish as a Foreign Language.

University of Heidelberg, Language School Spanish Language Certification 1996

Honors: Graduated Summa Cum Laude (sehr gut)

University of Heidelberg, Germany, Language School Italian Language Certification 1994

Honors: Graduated Summa Cum Laude (sehr gut)

Professional Associations & Memberships

American Chamber of Commerce in Germany (AmCham) - Senior Adviser for California and the Western United States - since 2012

State Bar of California - International Law Section 2007-current

Member, San Francisco Bar Association - International Section 2010-Current

Member, San Francisco Barristers Club - International Section 2010-Current

Member, German-American Business Association 2010-Current

Member, German Roundtable San Francisco 2009-Current

Member, State Bar of California 2007-Current

Member, Bar of Karlsruhe, Germany 1999-Current

Honors and Awards

Wiley W. Manuel Award State Bar of California 2007

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