Lasse Pütz has been admitted to the bar since 2011. In December 2019 he joined the Cologne office of LLR as a lawyer.
Lasse Pütz studied law at the University of Cologne with a focus on corporate law. He completed his legal clerkship in Cologne, Düsseldorf and Sydney (Australia). After his studies, he worked as a research assistant and summer clerk in international law firms in the areas of corporate and employment law. In 2015 he received his doctorate under Prof. Dr. Rüdiger Krause at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen on the topic "Co-determination in municipal corporations". From 2011 to 2019, he worked for almost 9 years as head of a commercial law department at the Institute for Co-Determination and Corporate Management (I.M.U.) of the Hans Böckler Foundation.
Lasse Pütz was a member of the supervisory board of an SDAX-listed company and for many years was a member of the supervisory board of an AG with a municipal connection (Stadtwerk) and is a member of the supervisory board of a municipal project company in the legal form of a GmbH. In addition, from 2004 to 2015 he was intensively involved in local politics. He is therefore very familiar with political decision-making processes.
Lasse Pütz represents companies, corporations, board members (especially supervisory boards) and private individuals. A particular focus of his work is on advising and training on the topics of directors' liability, compliance, municipal corporations as well as other corporate and co-determination law issues. He is also the author of various publications on topics such as complinace, corporate governance, employee participation and supervisory board elections. As a former competitive athlete, Lasse Pütz knows that stamina, preparation, commitment and initiative, as well as teamwork, are key building blocks for success.
Since 2015, Lasse Pütz has been an assistant lecturer at the Rheinische Fachhochschule Köln for the Compliance and Corporate Security course of studies, LL.M., since 2014 and a member of the Supervisory Board & Compliance working group at the Deutsches Institut für Compliance e.V. (German Institute for Compliance). In addition, he is a member of the Wissenschaftliche Vereinigung für Unternehmens- und Gesellschaftsrecht (VGR) (Scientific Association for Corporate and Company Law) and of the Deutscher Juristentag e.V. (German Lawyers' Congress).
When Lasse Pütz is not working, he enjoys spending time with his wife and son, rides his racing bike through the Bergisches Land region, is politically active, albeit no longer in the front row, and enjoys reading a good book.