Hochschule Düsseldorf
University of Applied Sciences
Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Faculty of Business Studies

​Resume of Prof. Dr. jur. Peter C. Fischer, M.C.J. (NYU)

Since 2012
Professor of German Employment, Civil, Commercial and Business Law at the University of Applied Sciences Duesseldorf, Department of Business Studies
2010 - 2013
German Lawyer and Civil Law Notary / Partner at BRP Renaud & Partner in Frankfurt with a focus on German corporate law and notarial work
2005 - 2010
German Lawyer / Office Managing Partner of the law office of Deloitte in Frankfurt with a focus on M&A/Private Equity and international corporate law
1998 - 2005
German Lawyer / Counselor with Lovells Boesebeck Droste (today Hogan Lovells) in Dusseldorf with a focus on M&A and international corporate law including secondments to Frankfurt (Private Equity/Notary Office) and London (Corporate Finance)
1997 - 1998
Study of Law at the New York University School of Law in New York City (Master of Comparative Jurisprudence, M.C.J.); New York Bar Exam and admission as Attoreny at Law (New York)
1995 - 1997
German Lawyer / Associate with Albert, Flad & Schlosshan (today Mayer Brown) in Frankfurt dealing with all areas of German business law
1992 - 1995
Legal Clerkship in the State of Bavaria in the District of the Court of Appeal Nuremberg with a focus on Conflict of Laws and European Law including a secondment to Hiscock & Barclay in Buffalo, New York; Second Law State Examination in the State of Bavaria; admission as a Rechtsanwalt (Geman Lawyer)
1992 - 1993
Dissertation on "Policy Clauses in the Constitutons of the new German States" supervised by Prof. Dr. Rupert Scholz, MP, Ludwig-Maximilians-University School of Law (Dr. jur.)
1987 - 1992
Study of Law at the Law Schools of Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg and Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich with a focus on Conflict of Laws; First Law State Examination in the State of Bavaria
1986 - 1987
Military Service in Flensburg
1977 - 1986
Highschool in Luenen