Stephan advises national and international clients on arbitration and cross-border litigation. He also provides legal guidance on the procedural aspects of private antitrust litigation. He has extensive expertise in (both domestic and international) arbitration with a special focus on project-related disputes, post M&A disputes, joint ventures, investment arbitration proceedings and general business law.
He was admitted in New York in 1997 and to various U.S. federal courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court (2009). Stephan has been an Advisory Committee Member of the Swiss Arbitration Academy (SAA) since 2008, Senior Committee Member of the Contemporary Asia Arbitration Journal since 2009 and International Correspondent (Germany) of the Revista Română de Arbitraj (Romanian Arbitration Review) since 2009. Stephan is also a lecturer at the University of Heidelberg (since 2008). In Spring 2010, he was a Visiting Professor at the National Taiwan University College of Law.
He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb) and a member of the American Law Institute (ALI) and the SIAC Users Council.
Stephan speaks German, English, French and Spanish.