Qualified to practice law in New York and Germany, Gebhard serves as counsel and as arbitrator. Gebhard has advised a broad range of public and private clients across many industries, including energy and natural resources, healthcare and pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, and financial services. He has acted in many investment and commercial disputes, including high-value post-M&A arbitrations, price revisions under some of Europe’s largest gas import contracts, and disputes arising from other long-term contracts such as IP-licensing agreements.
With more than ten years of experience in international arbitration, Gebhard holds law degrees from Columbia Law School and LMU Munich, including a PhD in international investment law with the highest academic honors, supervised by Judge Bruno Simma. His various publications include the monograph Proportionality in Investor State Arbitration (Oxford University Press). Gebhard teaches international law at LMU Munich and regularly guest lectures at the University of St Gallen.