Dr. Holger Stappert is a member of the firm's practice group Antitrust Competition & Regulatory (ACR) and has always focused on antitrust law, providing advice to clients during high-profile merger control, abuse of dominance and cartel proceedings on both a German and a European level. Dr. Holger Stappert also is an experienced specialist for all aspects of energy law and regulation.
Dr. Holger Stappert worked at the international law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer from 2001 to 2007. In 2005/2006, he was seconded to an international energy trading company. He joined Luther as a partner in 2007 and is heading the firm's industry group Energy & Utilities at national level as well as within the international network of law firms.
Dr. Holger Stappert completed his legal education in Bielefeld and Bonn
from 1989 to 1995. After working in the legal department of the German
American Chamber of Commerce in Atlanta, USA, he worked as a research
assistant for the German Parliament from 1996 to 1998.
Dr. Stappert was admitted to the German bar in 2001. He is a member of the Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht e.V.
Dr. Stappert regularly releases publications on current issues in antitrust and energy law, and is a frequent speaker at seminars and professional symposia. Inter alia, he is co-editor of a comprehensive practitioner's handbook on energy law (Grundriss Energierecht) and co-authored in the Munich Commentary of European and German Competition Law (Münchener Kommentar), the commentary Competition Law: European Community Practice and Procedure, a practitioner's commentary on the Energy Industry Act (Praxiskommentar zum EnWG) and the handbook Power Industry (Handbuch Stromwirtschaft).