Former Counsels Stefan Frank and Georg Wabl have been promoted to Partner at Binder Groesswang. Partner Angelika Pallwein-Prettner is set to join the firm's Management Board.
Frank, who has been with the firm since 2008, is a banking & finance specialist. He has a master’s degree in law, as well as a PhD, from the University of Vienna and an LLM degree from the McGeorge School of Law at the University of the Pacific.
“Stefan Frank’s extensive range and depth of legal expertise and his personal commitment to our clients are impressive,” Partner Stephan Heckenthaler said. “We are very pleased to have him further strengthen our banking & finance practice group in the field of regulatory law as a Partner.”
With Binder Groesswang since 2017, Wabl becomes a Partner with the restructuring and insolvency team. Prior to joining the firm, he spent four and a half years with ScherbaumSeebacher Rechtsanwalte. He holds an LLM degree from Queen Mary University in London.
“I am very happy to welcome Georg as a new Partner at Binder Groesswang,” Partner Gottfried Gassner said. “With his enthusiasm for his profession and his extensive legal expertise, he is a great enrichment for the firm and its restructuring & insolvency team. It will be a pleasure to continue working with Georg and the rest of the team on exciting cases in the future.”
Partner Angelika Pallwein-Prettner, an employment law expert, has joined the management board of Binder Groesswang. According to the firm, Pallwein-Prettner, who has been with Binder Groesswang since 2005 and became a Partner in 2015, also specializes in data protection law.
“The management structure we set up two years ago has proven its worth,” Managing Partner Andreas Hable commented. “By strengthening the Board through the addition of Angelika Pallwein-Prettner we will further increase our capacity to effectively pursue our strategic goals.”