Curriculum Vitae:
Prof. Dr. iur. Dr. rer. pol. h.c. Dr. iur. h.c. Werner F. Ebke, LL.M. (UC Berkeley)



Professor Dr. iur. Dr. rer. pol. h.c. Dr. iur. h.c. Werner F. Ebke

Professor of Law
Director (em.), Institute of German and European Corporate and Business Law
University of Heidelberg
School of Law
Friedrich-Ebert-Platz 2
D-69117 Heidelberg
GERMANY
Phone: [*49] (6221) 547642
Fax: [*49] (6221) 547644
werner.ebke@igw.uni-heidelberg.de

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Doctor iuris honoris causa (Doctor of Laws honoris causa), 2013, EBS Law School, EBS University for Business and Law, Wiesbaden, Germany

Doctor rerum politicarum honoris causa (Doctor of Economics honoris causa), 2005, EBS Business School International University Schloss Reichartshausen, Oestrich-Winkel, Germany

Habilitation (post S.J.D. degree), 1987, University of Münster School of Law, Münster, Germany

Doktor der Rechte (S.J.D. equivalent) ("summa cum laude"), 1981, University of Münster School of Law, Münster, Germany

LL.M., 1978, University of California at Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall) (thesis "summa cum laude")

Referendar (J.D. equivalent) ("magna cum laude"), 1977, University of Münster School of Law, Münster, Germany

Abitur (B.A. equivalent), 1970, Carolinum at Osnabrück, Germany

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Professor of Law and Chair, German, European and International Corporate Law, University of Heidelberg School of Law, October 2004 - March 2017

Director, Institute of German and European Corporate and Business Law, University of Heidelberg, October 2004 - March 2017

Member, Faculty, International Max Planck Research School “Dispute Resolution”, 2009 – present

Founder and Chair of the interdisciplinary postgraduate Master program Legum Magister in Corporate Restructuring (LL.M. corp. restruc.), University of Heidelberg Law School, since the Winter Term 2008/09

Professor of Law and Chair, Business and Tax Law, University of Konstanz School of Law, Konstanz, Germany, April 1988 - October 2004

Dean, University of Konstanz School of Law, Konstanz, Germany, 1991-1992

Associate Dean, University of Konstanz School of Law, Konstanz, Germany, 1990-1991

Judge, District Court, Konstanz, Germany, 1989-1990

Member, Advisory Board, British Institute of International and Comparative Law, 2003 - present

Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law, Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, Spring 2002, Fall 2002

Permanent Visiting Professor of Civil, Commercial and Business Law, University of Lucerne School of Law, October 2002 - present

Global Professor of Law, New York University School of Law, 2000 - present

Global Visiting Professor of Law, New York University School of Law, Fall 1994, Fall 1997

Visiting Professor of Law, University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida, March/April 1991, February/March 1993, August 1994 and February 1999

Visiting Professor of Law, Humboldt University School of Law, Berlin, Spring 1992

Visiting Lecturer, University of St. Gallen School of Law, St. Gallen, Switzerland, Winter 1991-1992

Visiting Professor of Law, University of Houston Law Center, August/September 1991

Visiting Professor of Law, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign College of Law, Spring 1991

Visiting Professor of Law, Université Jean Moulin Lyon III School of Law, Lyon, France, November 1990, July 1993 and July 1994

Visiting Professor of Law, Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas, Fall 1988

Assistant Professor of Law, Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas, 1986-1988 (tenure and promotion to Associate Professor of Law approved by the faculty, December 7, 1987, effective Fall term 1988)

Visiting Assistant Professor of Law, Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas, 1983-1985

Member, Faculty, Duke in Denmark, Summer 1988

Member, Faculty, Academy of International Taxation, Public Finance Training Institute, Ministry of Finance, Taiwan, R.O.C., 1984, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992 and 1993

Law Clerk, Court of Appeals, Oldenburg, Germany, 1981-1983

Assistant, University of Münster School of Law, 1975-1977 and 1979-1983

Foreign Associate, Walter, Conston, Schurtman & Gumpel, P.C., New York, 1978-1979

Intern, United Nations Centre for Transnational Corporations, New York, August 1978

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New York State Bar and several Federal Bars (USA)

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American Law Institute, 1991 - present

Member, Advisory Board, British Institute of International and Comparative Law, since 2003

Member, Board of International Scholars, University of London, Queen Mary and Westfield College, Centre for Commercial Law Studies, 1994 - present

Affiliated Scholar, Center for the Study of Central Banks, University of Chicago Law School, 1994 - 1995, New York University, 1995 - present

Member, Gesellschaft für Rechtsvergleichung [German Association of Comparative Law], 1988 - present

Member, Zivilrechtslehrervereinigung [German Association of Civil Law Teachers], 1988 - present

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Editor-in-Chief, Zeitschrift für Vergleichende Rechtswissenschaft [Journal of Comparative Law], 1989 - 2009, Managing Editor-in-Chief 2009 - 2016, Editor-in-Chief 2016 - present

Associate Editor, The International Lawyer, a quarterly publication of the American Bar Association Section of International Law and Practice, 1986 - 1999

Acting Editor-in-Chief, The International Lawyer, 1987-1988

Chairman, Advisory Board, The International Lawyer, since 1999

Editor-in-Chief, Schriftenreihe zum Deutschen, Europäischen und Vergleichenden Wirtschaftsrecht [Book Series German, European and Comparative Business Law], 1998 - present

Member, Board of Advisors, Recht der Internationalen Wirtschaft [International Business Law Journal], 1988 - present

Member, Board of Advisors, Europäisches Wirtschafts- und Steuerrecht [European Business and Tax Law Journal], 1992 - present

Member, Board of Advisors, Entscheidungssammlung zum Wirtschafts- und Bankrecht [Business and Banking Law Reports], 1993 - present

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Doctor iuris honoris causa (Doctor of Laws honoris causa), 2013, EBS Law School, EBS University for Business and Law, Wiesbaden, Germany

Doctor rerum politicarum honoris causa (Doctor of Economics honoris causa), 2005, EBS Business School International University Schloss Reichartshausen, Oestrich-Winkel, Germany

Max-Planck-Research Award 1991 (with Professor Detlev F. Vagts, Harvard Law School)

Prestasi Brokers Award, Randse Afrikaanse Universiteit, Johannesburg, South Africa 1989

Outstanding Publication Award, Commission, European Communities, 1983

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Research Scholarship, German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft), 1983-1984 and 1986-1987

Research Scholarship, German Academic Exchange Service (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst), 1977-1978

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Vice-Chair, International Legal Education Committee, American Bar Association 1994-1995

Vice-Chair, Committee 13 ("Negligence and Compensation"), International Bar Association Section on General Practice, 1992-1994

Member, Council, Section of International Law and Practice, American Bar Association, 1987-1988

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Special Consultant to the Secretary General of the United Nations, New York, 1985

Advisor to the South African Law Commission, 1993

Outside Director of a newspaper company, 1989 - 2002

Non-executive Director of a financial services company, 1991-1993 (Vice-Chairman of the board of directors, 1992-1993)

Non-executive Director of a financial services holding company, 1994 - 1999

Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO of a publishing company, since 2003

Publisher, NEUE OSNABRüCKER ZEITUNG [a daily newspaper in Germany], 2003 - present

Member, Board of Directors, Foundation of the Lindau Nobel Prize Winners Meeting at Lake Constance, 2005-2012

Corresponding Member, Council for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings, 2003-2007

Member, Council for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings, 2007-2012

Arbitrator, International Chamber of Commerce, Paris, France

Arbitrator, German Institution of Arbitration, Cologne, Germany

Arbitrator, American Arbitration Association, International Centre for Dispute Resolution, New York, USA

Vice-Chair, Founding Advisory Committee of the Law School, European Business School, Wiesbaden, October 2010 – May 2012

Chair, Law School Advisory Committee, EBS Law School, Wiesbaden, May 2012 – December 2014

Member, Board of Advisors, Accounting Profession´s Insurance Association/Institute of Certified Public Accountants, since 2012