Schalast will further strengthen its Berlin office as of January 1, 2021 with the addition of attorneys Tom Braegelmann as Partner and Annick Fuchs as Special Counsel. Braegelmann, who is also admitted to practice as an Attorney at Law in New York, joined Schalast from the Berlin office of BBL Bernsau & Brockdorf and will build up the Restructuring practice area, which is linked to the Banking & Finance practice group on the one hand and Corporate/M&A on the other. In addition to Braegelmann, Annick Fuchs joins Schalast, where she will also work at the interface of the practice groups Corporate/M&A and Banking & Finance. In addition to her admission in Germany, Annick Fuchs is also admitted to practice as an Attorney at Law in California. Before joining Schalast and a station at Freshfields, she worked for several years for Paypal as Head of Legal - first in Germany but then also in the USA. She mainly focuses on advising start-ups, primarily in the tech and payment sectors, supporting both start-ups and investors.