Stephan is an associate in our Litigation Practice Group based in Böblingen. He advises and represents national and international clients in commercial litigation and arbitration proceedings with a particular focus on complex international product liability disputes in the automotive industry.

    Prior to joining the firm in 2017, Stephan worked with leading international law firms in the fields of dispute resolution and D&O insurance law in Düsseldorf. During his legal clerkship, he also worked for the Permanent Representation of Germany to the UN Organizations in Rome and for a German/South African law firm in Cape Town.

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    • Monitoring and reporting on international developments of a damage event in the automotive industry.
    • Advising on liability regarding a complex D&O claim.
    • Advising on liability for climate change through emissions regarding an international damage claim.


    • Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf, Second State Examination, Second State Examination in law, 2016
    • La Trobe University, Melbourne, LL.M., Global Business Law, 2014
    • University of Bayreuth, Supplementary Degree in Economics, 2013
    • University of Bayreuth, First State Examination in Law, 2013


    • Germany, 2017


    • German
    • English

    • Co-author, with Moritz Bayer, “Dispute Resolution in Germany,” Market Intelligence ­– Dispute Resolution 2018, Getting the Deal Through, July 2018.

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