Sonja Fingerle, LL.M.
Sonja, a certified attorney in criminal law, is active in providing individual criminal defence and in representing businesses in commercial criminal law and tax fine cases. In particular, she focuses on cases involving balance and insolvency criminal law, criminal law on corruption and criminal tax law. Her other focus is on providing compliance advice to companies and the implementation of internal investigations in all cases of economic crime.
Sonja completed her studies at Augsburg, Turin and Rome universities. As early as her university education, she began to specialize in the field of white collar crime and criminal tax law and worked for the chair for German, European and International Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure Law. Sonja has extended her expertise through the "Commercial Criminal Law" LL.M. programme at the University of Osnabrück. She has joined BRP as lawyer in 2012.
Sonja is a member of the wistros e.V. board, the alumni association of the master of law-programme (LL. M.) in white collar crime at the University of Osnabrück. She is a member of the managing board of the Stuttgart Bar Association, where she serves on the committee for legislation and planning and in the department for the prosecution of administrative offences under the Money Laundering Act. Furthermore Sonja is a member of the Employment Association for Criminal Law, the Legal Association in Stuttgart e.V., the Economic Criminal Law Association (WisteV) and the Women‘s White Collar Defense Association (WWCDA) and regularly publishes articles on criminal law issues.
She speaks German, English and Italian.
- Korruptionsprävention statt Imageschäden und Schadensersatz
Beitrag zum 15. Welt-Anti-Korruptions-Tag vom 11.12.2017, Haufe
- Welche Auswirkungen hat die Verschärfung des Korruptionsstrafrechts auf die Compliance-Praxis?
Beitrag zum Korruptionsstrafrecht vom 25.07.2017, Haufe
- Anmerkung zu AG Kiel, Beschluss vom 06.10.2017 - 43 Gs 4159/17, ZWH 6/2018, 192 ff.
- Anmerkung zu BGH, Beschluss vom 13.06.2012 - 1 StR 226/13, ZWH 1/2014, 43 ff.
- Anmerkung zu OLG München, Beschluss vom 14.06.2012 – 3 Ws 493/12, ZWH 7/2013, 295 ff.
- Esser/Rübenstahl/Saliger/Tsambikakis (Hrsg.)
Kommentar zum Wirtschaftsstrafrecht 1. Auflage 2017
-§§ 1, 2 BauFordSiG;
-§§ 15a, 97 InsO;
-Vor §§ 283 ff., §§ 283-283d StGB (sämtlich mit Schork)
WirtschaftsWoche ranks Sonja among the best white-collar crime lawyers in Germany in the law firm ranking „Wirtschaftsstrafrecht“ 2021 and 2020.