Attorney

Dr. Wolfgang Gottwald, born in 1962, studied German law at the Universities of Erlangen and Munich as well as U.S. law at New York University.

First State Exam in German Law: Munich, 1987
Second State Exam in German Law: Munich, 1990

Research assistant at the Institute of Private International Law, Comparative Law and Foreign Law at the University of Munich (1990/1991)

"Dr. jur."-degree based on a thesis on European and Japanese competition and licensing law, 1992

Admitted as Rechtsanwalt (Attorney at Law) in Germany since 1992, first registered in Cologne, later in Frankfurt and currently registered in Munich (since 1995)

Master of Comparative Jurisprudence (M.C.J.), New York University, 1992

New York State Bar Exam, New York, 1994 Admitted as Attorney and Counselor at Law, New York, 1994

International practice and experience as an intern / trainee at the German Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Tokyo and as a stagiaire at the EC Commission (General Directorate Competition) in Brussels

Associate attorney in two large international law firms in Cologne and Frankfurt, later in two medium-sized business law firms in Munich

Established his own law practice in Munich in June 2000 Certified as competent and experienced in German employment and labor law ("Fachanwalt für Arbeitsrecht"), 2006 Certified as competent and experienced in commercial and company law ("Fachanwalt für Handels- und Gesellschaftsrecht"), 2007

Business mediator certified by the Chamber of Commerce (2013) Successful completion of advanced training course (“Fachanwaltslehrgang”) in copyright and media law (2013)

Lecturer at Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Umwelt Nürtingen-Geislingen (2014)