Dr Marcus Hödl

Specialist lawyer for public procurement law
Specialist lawyer for construction and architects’ law


  • Construction contracts
  • Procurement law
  • Mediation/alternative dispute resolution
  • Public law

Dr Hödl advises principals and contractors on all questions of private construction law, environmental law and procurement law. He represents his clients before the courts and the procurement tribunals. International arbitration is a further key practice area.


What others say

Recommended for procurement law – Legal 500 Germany 2014


Recent work

  • Advising administrative district of Ravensburg on all construction and procurement law issues in connection with the hospital construction project St. Elisabeth
  • Advising the Klinikum Ansbach on procurement law questions in connection with the complete renovation of the hospital
  • Advising a bidder consortium in connection with the tender of a building concession for the "Deutsche Haus" in Ho-Chi-Minh City, Vietnam through the Foreign Office
  • Advising the state capital Munich on a feasibility study of the PPP Project "Schools", in particular on procurement law issues
  • Advising on Stuttgart 21, Lots 1A and 1B – Fildertunnel and Tunnel Ober- and Untertürkheim: providing project support to construction managine working group, in particular on environmental law issues
  • Numerous construction processes and review procedures before the procurement tribunals and senates of the Higher Regional Courts



Further qualifications and memberships

  • Lecturer on public procurement law at the University of Biberach
  • Frequent contributor to the journal Real Estate and Construction Law
  • Lectures and seminars


Publications (in German) 


Events (in German)

Curriculum vitae 

  • Studied law at the Universities of Mannheim and Bristol, 1990 to 1996
  • PhD in administrative procedural law, scholarship from the state graduate sponsorship programme Baden-Württemberg, 1997 to 1999
  • Legal clerkship with the Higher Regional Court in the District of  Karlsruhe, 1998 to 2000
  • Lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) with an international law firm since 2000 (key areas:  public and private construction law, environmental law, procurement law), at Kapellmann since 2006