Dr. Andrea von Drygalski

+49 (89) 24240-320 call


Andrea advises German and international clients (particularly private equity funds) on M&A (including sale) of companies/businesses and, together with her team, provides the corresponding legal project management. Andrea is also involved with foundations and non-profit organizations.



  • Founding partner of POELLATH (since 1997)
  • Member of the Board of Directors of Max Planck Foundation (since 2021)
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Max Planck Foundation (2018-2020)
  • Member of the Board of Directors of Max Planck Foundation (2011-2016)
  • Worked in and later became partner of a major German law firm (1992-1997)
  • Worked in a Bavarian State Ministry (1987)
  • Worked in the German Parliament (1986)
  • Studied legal languages (English, French and Italian) at Passau University
  • Studied law and graduated in law at Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich and Passau University (Ph.D.)
German, English, French
“experience and targeted advice”
Chambers Europe 2020
“She understands what other people are looking to achieve. She is very calm and reflective.”
Chambers Europe 2019
“is one of the major players in the private equity sector and is one of the leading advisors”
JUVE Handbuch Wirtschaftskanzleien 2018/2019


Dr. Andrea von Drygalski
Attorney-at-Law (Germany)