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Languages spoken: German

Practice areas


  1. International Law: 20%
  2. Business: 20%
  3. Lawsuits & Disputes: 20%
  4. Arbitration: 20%
  5. Litigation: 20%

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Baker & Mckenzie LLP

300 E Randolph St Ste 5000
Chicago, IL, 60601-5015


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law197305/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Chicago Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Illinois State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
International Dispute Resolution AssociationMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
UnknownProduct Liability in North America (with Peter J. Mone, David G. Wix, Erin McCloskey Maus, James Holloway and Stephanie Vaccari)2003
International Arbitration ChecklistsDiscovery and Production of Evidence2003
UnknownUnited States Product Liability Law (with Peter J. Mone, Michael J. Wagner and Robert B. Davidson)1998
UnknownAmerican Civil Proceedings1997
Annual Review of the Law School of New York University Common Law World ReviewScienter and Securities and Exchange Commission Rule 10b-5 Injunctive Actions: A Reappraisal in Light of HochfelderN/A
UnknownBusiness Transactions in Germany (contributor)N/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Columbia University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1973
University of Wisconsin, MadisonN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1970
University of FreiburgN/AN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Client Seminar, StockholmLitigation Against Swedish Companies in U.S. Courts2004
Client Seminar, AmsterdamLitigation Against Dutch Companies in U.S. Courts2004
General Counsel Symposium, DüsseldorfThe Alien Tort Claims Act (“ATCA”) and its Impact on German Companies2003
Client Seminar, FrankfurtU.S. Product Liability Exposure of German Automotive Equipment Manufacturers after the TREAD Act2003
Client Seminar, ChicagoThe Globalization of U.S. Litigation2003
Client Seminar on “Overcoming Challenges to Effective International Arbitration”, New YorkU.S. Approaches to Discovery in Taking Evidence2003
Client Seminar, WarsawProtecting Against U.S. Class Actions2002
Client Seminar, ChicagoU.S. Litigation Risks-Product Liability and Procedural Law2002
Foreign Trade Commissioners Seminar, ChicagoU.S. Product Liability — The Risks a Foreign Manufacturer Faces when Marketing Products in the United States2001
Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce, ZurichU.S. Litigation-What Will Happen if Your Company is Sued in the U.S.1999
Client Seminar, DüsseldorfArbitration Proceedings, Mediation, Alternative Dispute Resolution1999
Firm Symposium, AmsterdamRepresenting European Clients in U.S. Litigation1998
Client Seminar, ChicagoProduct Liability-Comparison with Foreign Jurisdictions1998
Chicago Bar Association SeminarPerspectives from Counsel in an International Arbitration1998
Client Seminar, ZurichAmerican Civil Proceedings1997
Client Seminar, FrankfurtOverview of Recent Developments in Product Liability Law in the USA1997

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