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Stefan Lütje is Of Counsel and chairs the Media Sector Group in Germany. The team was voted "Best Media Law Firm" by the well-known legal publishing house JUVE in 2010, has since been nominated many times, and is regularly recognized in all the important legal directories such as The Legal 500, Chambers & Partners and JUVE for their expertise and high-quality work. As an expert in the media and technology industry, Stefan has advised national and international industry players for more than 30 years on strategic as well as commercial and corporate law issues. He has wide-ranging experience handling development, production, distribution, financing of content issues as well as M&A and financing matters within the media and entertainment sector.

His practice includes cross-border transactional matters, public, regulatory and EU law issues as well as M&A and restructuring mandates and intellectual property law, including litigation. Some of Stefan’s clients include media companies and studios as well as banks, investors, insurance companies, funding and other public institutions. He also has an established practice in advising CEOs and companies on employment law regulations and contractual matters.

Prior to Greenberg Traurig, Stefan spent eight years working for Olswang in Germany and was a partner and group head of the Intellectual Property team at Linklaters for more than 15 years.


  • Media and Technology
  • Content Production, Financing and Funding/Subsidies
  • Employment Law


Recognition & Leadership

  • Selected, Legal 500 EMEA, Media: Entertainment - Recognized Individuals, 2022 - 2024
  • Listed in Chambers Europe in 2020 and 2022-2024 in the field of TMT: Media in Germany 
  • Recommended by Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers in Germany 2018/2019 in the fields of Media Law and Entertainment Law
  • Well-known legal publishing houses recommend Stefan for his "very impressive knowledge of German Entertainment Industry" and describe him as “one of the best film finance lawyers” and a "highly experienced professional, who combines expertise in film and media with in-depth know-how in commercial law"
  • JUVE 2016/2017 recommends him as “highly competent in media and public law, very good knowledge of the film sector"
  • Chambers & Partners 2016: “he is easy to reach, responds quickly and finds practical solutions"
  • Recommended by Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers in Germany 2017/2018 as "Lawyer of the Year" in the field of Media Law


  • Second Legal State Exam, Munich/Germany, 1987
  • PhD, Max Planck Institute, Munich/Germany, 1986
  • First Legal State Exam, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Munich/Germany, 1983
  • Law Studies, Universities of Bayreuth and Munich/Germany, 1978 - 1983
  • Germany
  • German
  • English