Sascha Hödl

Sascha Hödl is widely acknowledged to be one of the best M&A lawyers in Austria. Clients say: "He is really very precise and detail-oriented - someone who is willing to go the extra mile." Sources add: "He is always able to push transactions over the finish line, with no hiccups. He is very cautious and prudent."

Chambers Global

Sascha Hödl Partner

legal service

corporate/m&a, public takeovers, corporate & banking restructuring, private equity, board advice, corporate governance, corporate investigations, industry focus: financial institutions

admitted to the bar

2001, Austria

with schoenherr since



Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts/USA (LL.M. 2000)
University of Graz, Graz/Austria (Dr. iur. 1996)
University of Graz, Graz/Austria (Mag. iur. 1993)

teaching positions

Lecturer on "International Mergers and Acquisitions" at the Vienna University of Economics and Business (since 2003)

working experience

UK based international law firm, Associate, Brussels/Belgium and
Vienna/Austria (1997-1999)
Legal Service at European Commission, Trainee, Brussels/Belgium (1995-1996)


Member of the Board of the Harvard Club of Austria
Member of the Board of the Harvard Law School Association of Europe


German, English

academic and other publications

  • "The Supervisory Board in Public and Private M&A Transactions", Supervisory Board Handbook (2010)
  • "Private Equity in Austria", PLC Private Equity Handbook 2010/11
  • "The Austrian Banking Rescue Package in the Financial Crisis", ecolex 2009, 8

Sascha Hödl


Schottenring 19
A-1010 Vienna

T: +43 1 534 37 50266
M: +43 664 80060 3266