Dr. Martin MetzCologne
Investment Manager, Senior Legal Counsel
Martin Metz is a Senior Legal Counsel and Investment Manager based in the Cologne office of Omni Bridgeway, where he is responsible for providing legal analysis and advice on funding enquiries and will manage funded cases with a focus on Arbitration matters.
Martin specializes in advising German and foreign clients on cross-border legal disputes in arbitration proceedings and commercial litigation. He will also focus on expanding Omni Bridgeway’s Arbitration practice in German speaking countries. In addition, he is also a member of our Latin America Group, contributing to Omni Bridgeway’s commercial arbitration, litigation funding and judgment enforcement efforts in Latin America.
Martin joined Omni Bridgeway in 2021 from DLA Piper, where he specialised in advising clients in the automotive, energy, technology, and insurance sectors. Prior to DLA Piper, Martin spent two years as a visiting scholar at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law where he conducted research for his Ph.D. on transnational human rights litigation.
He is admitted to both the Cologne and California Bar and lectures on "Transnational Commercial Litigation" at the EBS (European Business School) University in Wiesbaden. He has also lectured at the University of Cologne and the China EU School of Law in Peking.
Martin graduated with a law degree at the University of Cologne and holds an LL.M. from the French and German Masters-Programme of the University of Cologne and the Université de Paris 1 (Panthéon-Sorbonne).