Admitted to the bar in New York since 2005 (Attorney at Law)

Admitted to the Austrian bar since 2005

Languages:

  • German
  • English

Education:

  • University of Innsbruck
  • Doctor of Laws since 1995
  • New York University
  • Master of Laws (LL.M.) 2004
  • Legal Clerkship at the Innsbruck District Court, Innsbruck Regional Court and Innsbruck Higher Regional Court as well as at the Public Prosecution Office of Innsbruck from 1993 to 1994 and from 1994 to 1997
  • Legal practice at the law firms Hubertus Schumacher, Innsbruck and Schönherr, Vienna from 1997 to 2000
  • Vocational training for banking (Raiffeisenakademie)

Professional Experience:

  • Head of the Legal Department of a Raiffeisen Bank from 2000 to 2005
  • Lay judge in matters concerning Labour and Social Law until 2006

Teaching and Lecturing:

  • Lecturer in vocational training courses of the Raiffeisen Bank sector and divers special seminars
  • Lecturer in the course of studies for “Business & Management” at the Management Center Innsbruck (MCI, www.mci.edu) from 2008 to 2009

Memberships:

  • Pan-European Organisation of Personal Injury Lawyers, (PEOPIL)
  • Galexy International Association of Lawyers
  • Deutsch-Nordische Juristenvereinigung e.V. (DNJV)