Schmitt, Marcus

Marcus M. Schmitt

Ambassador Company Lawyers

Marcus M. Schmitt has been General Manager at the European Company Lawyers Association (ECLA) based in Brussels since 2017 and represents the professional interests of more than 68,000 corporate lawyers from 22 member states at European level. In addition to legal issues concerning the professional status of in-house counsel, he actively supports European legal departments in the digital transformation and the further development of the professional profile of in-house counsel. He appears throughout Europe as a speaker and panelist on selected topics related to Corporate Legal Departments. Prior to his work in Brussels, he supported the Federal Association of Corporate Lawyers in Germany as Director in the association’s office. Since 2012, he has also been advising large and medium-sized legal departments throughout Germany in the context of efficiency improvement and optimization projects. Schmitt studied law at the Free University and Humboldt University in Berlin and completed his legal clerkship in Berlin and Chicago, IL.