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. He 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).