Tanja Schramm has more than 13 years of experience as an insurance lawyer and acts for German and foreign insurers and reinsurers in most areas of insurance and reinsurance law. Her experience includes acting as monitoring, defense and coverage counsel in large and complex (international) insurance cases as well as litigation and dispute resolution work.

Tanja particularly advises on financial and professional lines (E&O, D&O, FI, PI), fidelity insurance, specialty risks, subrogated recovery matters and multi-jurisdictional issues. Tanja has extensive experience in the monitoring of E&O-mass claims. Furthermore, she has acted in a number of claims involving directors & officers and financial institutions as well as in several coverage lawsuits with fundamental legal importance. She also acts as defense counsel in court proceedings against professionals and directors. Further, her practice includes drafting and adapting insurance policies to German law.

Over the years, Tanja has undertaken secondments with an insurer in Germany and a reinsurer in London.

Tanja has been recognized in JUVE Handbook as lawyer frequently recommended in the field of insurance law.


  • German legal studies at the Humboldt University Berlin
  • Dissertation on the claims made-principle under German law with Professor Dr. Armbrüster, Free University Berlin


  •  Deutscher Verein für Versicherungswissenschaft