Attorneys at Law

Dr. Wolfgang Renner

Dr. iur. Wolfgang RENNER, LL.M. (NYU)


  • attorney at law (Austria) since 1999

  • attorney at law (New York) since 1993

  • University of Vienna (Dr. iur.)

  • New York University Law School (LL.M.)


  • Brobeck Phleger Harrison LLP, New York

  • Schönherr Attorneys-at-Law, Vienna

  • Haarmann Hemmelrath & Partner, Munich

  • Haarmann Hügel Attorneys-at-Law, Vienna

Areas of practice

General commercial and contract law, corporate law, private foundation law, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, capital markets law, public takeover law.

Teaching positions

Lecturer in various seminars and workshops of "Business Circle" (M&A, business English, contract law), trainer for the Becker CPA Review Course (CPA Academy), Lecturer in the MBA-Program of the Austrian Controller Institute.


Renner/Lunzer, Contract Law in a Nutshell (LexisNexis Verlag, 2012).

Haarmann/ Riehmer/Schüppen (Editors), Public Takeover Offers - Legal Commentary to the German Taveover Act (1st edition [2002], 2nd edition [2005], 3rd edition [2008], 4th edition in progress) - co-author.

Legal Protection of Software Programs (edited by MANZ Verlag, 1998).

Publications in legal periodicals: Prospectus Liability in Germany (ecolex 2001, 154). Liability Risks in Connection with an Initial Public Offering (Österreichisches Bankarchiv 2001, 589). Competition Clauses in Corporate Acquisition Contracts (Der Betrieb 2002, 1143-1147). Special Competences of the Stockholders in Connection with Corporate Acquisitions (NZG 2002, 1091-1094).


Dr. Monika Wildner

Dr. iur. Monika WILDNER, LL.M. (NYU)

Monika Wildner is an Austrian lawyer with a strong international transaction practice. She has degrees of the University of Vienna (Dr. iur. 1998) and New York University (LL.M. Corporate 2001). During her professional career, she specialized in corporate law, acted as counsel in international mergers & acquisitions and corporate finance projects, and gained outstanding expertise and experience in these fields.


  • independent attorney at law since 2012

  • Schoenherr, Attorneys at Law, Partner

  • Raiffeisen International Bank AG, Counsel
    Corporate /International M&A (2004-2008)

  • EVN AG, Participations Management
    / International M&A (2003-2004)

  • Schoenherr, Attorneys at Law,
    Associate (2001-2003)

  • Wolf, Theiss & Partner,
    Associate (1998-2000)

  • New York University Law School (LL.M. Corporate Law, Class of 2001)

  • University of Vienna, Austria (Dr. iur. 1998)

  • Università di Bologna, Italy (European Law 1993)

  • London School of Economics (English Law 1992)


Areas of practice

General Commercial Law, Corporate Law, Corporate Finance Mergers & Acquisitions


Member of the supervisory board of VOLKSBANK WIEN AG


Mag. Nikolaus Bauer

Mag. iur. Nikolaus BAUER


  • independent attorney at law since 2001

  • University of Vienna (Mag. iur.)

  • Permanent counsel of the professional organization of Austrian psychologists and therapists, as well as of the Rat & Tat pharmaceutical group. Member of the work group "Psychologists' Act" in the Federal Ministry for Health, Youth and Family.

Teaching positions

Lecturer for psychologists and education of psychologists. Lecturer in the area continued education of criminologists and experts pursuant to the weapons law.


„Best-Practice-Manual Austrian Supreme Court“ Anwaltsblatt 2010,80

“Legal Framework for the Practice of Experts in the Field of Psychology“ and „Considerations and Comments on the Banishment and Probition to Enter Premises from the Expert’s View“ , both published in Giacomuzzi/Erhard (Hrsg.)  „Focus: Psychological familienpsychologischer Assessment of Families in Austria“, Edition Krammer, 2010

„Ethical Guidelines and Limitations on Advertising in Austria“, published in „Ethical Marketing in Psychology and Psychotherapy“, Edition Springer, 2012 "Considerations on the establishment of a professional self-administration for the profession of clinical psychologists and health psychologists" (Psychology in Austria 2005, 247)

"Expertise of a psychological opinion by a medical expert“ (Psychology in Austria 2005, 276)

"Confidentiality and Obligation to Testify During Litigation“ (Psychology in Austria 2005, 283)


Dr. Gerhard Renner

Dr. iur. Gerhard Renner

  • attorney at law since 1973

  • University of Vienna (Dr. Iur)

  • Dr. Heinrich Scheer Rechtsanwalt (Vienna)

  • Dr. Paul Koziel Attorney at Law (Vienna)

Areas of practice

General contract law and contractual implementation, real estate law and real estate development, law on aided domestic dwelling, tenancy law and related issues, takeover of management board and supervisory board functions in the areas of real estate law, environmental law (focus on fishing and water protection).


Regular contributions in the relevant publications in the area of environmental law.


Mag. Johann M. Lunzer

Mag. iur. Johann M. Lunzer


  • attorney at law since 2015

  • University of Vienna (Mag. iur.)

  • University of Poitiers, France (Erasmus)

  • Cerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati (Trainee)

  • Heinke + Partner (Trainee)

  • Renner Hoellerl (Trainee 2008-2009, Associate 2009-2014)

Areas of practice

Corporate law and start-ups, general commercial and contract law, data protection and e-commerce, copyright and trademark law.


Renner/Lunzer, Contract Law in a Nutshell (LexisNexis Verlag, 2012).


Philipp Paertan

Philipp Paertan

  • Legal Assistant since 2014

  • University of Vienna (Law School)

  • Gymnasium 1190 Gymnasiumstrasse

  • Lycee Francais de Vienne