Reinhard von Hennigs


[one_third][/one_third] [one_third]

Reinhard von Hennigs

Attorney at Law (NC), Rechtsanwalt (Germany), Foreign Law Consultant (GA) Charlotte

P: +1  980-219-5200
F: +1  980-219-5299
Email:  [safe_email][/safe_email]

vCard Download

[udesign_icon_font name=”fa fa-twitter” size=”1.5em”]

[/one_third] [one_third_last]









Reinhard von Hennigs is the Managing Partner of BridgehouseLaw LLP in the USA. Mr. von Hennigs is a licensed attorney in both Germany and the United States (North Carolina) and admitted as Foreign Law Consultant (Georgia).

Reinhard consults clients on U.S., German and European law, as well as on international business transactions, corporate and start-up consultation and international litigation. He assists in opening US based subsidiaries for foreign owned companies, many of the qualify as „Mittelstand“. In addition he assists with business visas (E1/E2, L, H, O), company sponsored “green cards” as well as with dual citizenship applications (Beibehaltungsgenehmigung).

He was the Secretary of the North Carolina Bar Association International Section Council.

Mr. von Hennigs is fluent in German, English and French.

Reinhard von Hennigs was designated as a SuperLawyer in the State of North Carolina:

Focus of practice

  • Corporate
  • Business Law
  • Intellectual Property and Trademarks
  • National and International Contract Law, GTC
  • German Immigration and Naturalization Law
  • US Product liability law



  • “Real Estate Investment Trusts – U.S. Immobilien an der Börse,” Atlanta, 1997
  • “Selbständigmachen in den USA: Chapter US-Legal System,” Munich, Germany,1999
  • “Finanzen, Geld und Vermögen: Chapter immobilienaktien – Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) and chapter US – Immobilien,” Hamburg, Cologne, Germany, 1999
  • “Das amerikanische Schadensrecht: Torts und Product Liability,” Heidelberg, Germany, 2000
  • “Schärferes Geldwäschegesetz in den USA,” FAZ, 2001
  • “European Convention on State Immunity and other International Aspects of Sovereign Immunity,” Volume 9, 2001
  • Willamette Journal of International Law and Dispute Resolution, 185 Willamette J. Int’l L. & Disp. Resol. 9:1 (2001)


  • “Doing Business in Germany,” Bad Honnef 2002
  • “Immobilienmarkt USA,” Munich 2004
  • “Investment Guide NAFTA” 2nd edition, Munich 2004
  • Various publications in DAJV Magazin (Deutsch-Amerikanischer Juristen Verband)
  • BayME Schriftenreihe Nr 19: Arbeitsrecht in den USA, Munich 2007

Community Service

  • 2013-2014 President of the Rotary Club of Charlotte International
  • since 2012 President of the German Business Roundtable, Charlotte
  • since 2011: Vice President of the German Business Roundtable, Charlotte
  • since 2008 President of the Johanniter Humanitarian Group
  • since 2007 Chairman of the Southeast Cluster of the Johanniterorden in the USA
  • 2000-2011:  President of the German Church Atlanta


  • Berlin Bar Association
  • The State Bar of North Carolina
  • The Georgia Bar
  • German American Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association
  • German American Business Association
  • German American Chamber of Commerce
  • National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT)
  • North Carolina Bar Association (Secretary since 2012, Board Member -since 2007 – of the International Law and Practice Section of the North Carolina Bar Association)

Bar Admission

  • United States Supreme Court
  • The State Bar of North Carolina
  • Federal Court Western District of North Carolina
  • Georgia Foreign Law Consultant
  • Germany: Attorney at Law (Rechtsanwalt)
  • Kammergericht Berlin


Posted in