Dr. Klaus Schaffner

Dr. Klaus Schaffner

Dr. Klaus Schaffner


T +49 341 5299 0

Settori economici Mobility & Logistics , Automotive , Logistics , Air

Areas of practice

Dr. Klaus Schaffner primarily provides assistance in economic law for communes and other public establishments during privatisations/M&A, participation management, in legal project management, controlling/public procurement law, as well as during restructuring and reorganisation.


Dr. Klaus Schaffner was born in 1962. After studying law in Tübingen, Germany, he received his doctorate in anti-trust law at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, at the Institute for European Law. He joined Luther’s predecessor firm in 1999.

Honors and distinctions
  • JUVE Guide (2019/2020): Mentioned under frequently recommended in "Corporate Law" and "M&A"
  • The Legal 500 Germany (2019): Listed under "Corporate Law and M&A" and "Restructuring and Insolvency"
  • JUVE Guide (2018/2019): Mention under frequently recommended in the sections "Company Law" and "M&A"
  • The Legal 500 (2018): Recommendation in the category "Corporate Law" and "M&A Corporate Law"
  • JUVE Guide (2016/2017): Listed in "M&A"and "Corporate"

  • Accompaniment of the acquisition of approximately 10,000 accommodation units for various communal property owners
  • Restructuring and sale of mid-sized businesses within the food industry (revenue approximately € 350 mil.)
  • Privatisation proceedings for approximately 10 public utilities providers on the part of both buyers and sellers