Adjunct Professor of Law
Senior Partner, Brauneis Klauser Prändl, Vienna/Austria
Professor Klauser is a senior partner of the law firm Brauneis
Klauser Prändl, Vienna/Austria. He leads the firm’s dispute
resolution and insolvency law practice group. Among his specialties
are transnational litigation, multi-party litigation (often in the
field of consumer law), and cross-border insolvency cases.
Professor Klauser has been repeatedly appointed as Insolvency
Administrator by the Commercial Court in Vienna, Austria.
He has written extensively in his fields of practice. Among his
publications are Austria’s leading commentaries on Austrian Civil
Procedure, European Civil Procedure (e.g., the Brussels
Regulation), and the European Insolvency Regulation. He is also a
co-author of the Austrian chapter of Broude, et al., Collier
International Business Insolvency Guide.
Professor Klauser teaches Transnational Litigation and Insolvency
at the Austrian Attorneys’ Academy, Vienna, and at the University
of Vienna School of Law. From 1989 - 2007, he was an Adjunct
Professor at the University of the Pacific/McGeorge School of Law,
Sacramento, CA. Recently, Professor Klauser has been a guest
speaker at NYU and Columbia University. In the fall semester of
2010, he was also a Visiting Foreign Scholar at Fordham
In 2007-08, Professor Klauser served as Co-Chair of the Section on
Insolvency, Restructuring and Creditors’ Rights (SIRC) of the
International Bar Association (IBA). He continues to serve as an
IBA delegate to the sessions of Working Group V (Insolvency Law) of
the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law
(UNCITRAL). Professor Klauser is also a member of the International
Professor Klauser has taught Multi-National Mega Case
Bankruptcy with Professor Broude.