Austrian lawyers Andreas Gfohler, Hannes Pesendorfer, Christian Gruber and Michael Weiner have been promoted to Partner at Schramm Oehler.
Andreas Gfohler joined Schramm Oehler in 2008 and heads the firm's office in St. Polten, Austria, which was founded under his direction in 2018. He focuses on procurement projects in the areas of construction and construction planning, health, transport and representation before award control courts.
He graduated from the University of Vienna.
Hannes Pesendorfer started his career at Schramm Oehler in 2013. According to the firm, "he accompanies and advises public clients on all aspects of the Federal Public Procurement Act, from complex procurement through review procedures to the solution of difficult legal questions. His expertise is particularly in demand in the areas of construction contracts, IT, and transport, and in PPP projects. He also graduated from the University of Vienna.
Christian Gruber started his career with Schramm Oehler in 2009. According to the firm, "the focus of his legal work is the legal support of public clients in complex procurement projects, representation in review procedures and advice on complex legal issues in Austrian and European public procurement law. Gruber primarily advises on procurement in the areas of creative services, social affairs, IT and transport." He, too, graduated from the University of Vienna.
Michael Weiner studied law at the University of Vienna and the University of Leiden, in the Netherlands. He started working in Schramm Oehler in 2011.
In a statement about the promotions, the firm announced that, “with the appointment of partners we are entering the new decade stronger and are very well positioned in all areas of public procurement law in the long term. Our clients benefit from more than 20 years of experience and our expertise in all facets of public procurement. By expanding the partnership, we offer our employees long-term prospects in our law firm."