Mr. Schaefer joined K&L Gates in December 2016 after having practiced at two other leading international law firms in their Munich offices. He has been a partner since 2014.
Franz Schaefer studied at the Ludwig-Maximilian University of Munich and at the New York University School of Law (NYU). He holds a Master of Laws degree (LL.M.) from the New York University School of Law and was subsequently admitted as an attorney-at-law in the U.S. State of New York. From 1997 until 1998 he worked for a local law firm in Hong Kong.