General Legal Inquiries

The Legal Department of German American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. in New York answers requests from German and U.S. companies about legal matters of German American trade. 

Fields of Law

When doing bilateral business it is essential to have knowledge of the laws and regulations of the other country. We answer your questions related to

  • import/export
  • corporate law
  • taxes
  • product liability
  • customs
  • visa
  • labor law

Please note

The German American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. in New York is a not-for-profit corporation incorporated under New York State Law. We provide customers with information about German American trade issues. We do not provide concrete legal advice, but only general advice without any liability. In some cases it is necessary to contact a U.S. attorney at law. We assist in providing contact information about our member law firms.


Susanne Gellert, LL.M.
Vice President
Director Legal & Consulting Department
Rechtsanwältin | Attorney at Law

+1 (212) 974-8846