Professional Resumé

of Attorney Paul D. Reinsdorf

Paul D. Reinsdorf, Attorney-at-Law (1989 to present) Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Contracts practice and civil litigation: contracts practice includes advising contractors in connection with service and construction contracts performed for the US Armed Forces in Germany. Litigation practice entails bringing claims in American courts, principally concerning disputed contract administration matters, adverse award decisions and inheritance disputes.

Ombudsman, Frankfurt/Main, 2005 – 2008

Ombudsman for the US Army in Germany. Investigation of reports concerning possible violations of procurement laws and regulations in connection with Army contracts.

Litigation associate, Boston MA, 1988

General civil litigation included drafting of complaints, answers, preparing discovery requests/responses, conducting depositions, arguing of pre-trial motions, second chaired and prevailed in two jury trials.


Northeastern University School of Law, Boston, MA (JD, 1987)
Clerkships performed during law studies:

Judicial Extern, The Honorable William W Schwarzer, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California; Spring 1986
Law Clerk, Schulte Roth & Zabel; New York, NY. Fall 1986
Law Clerk, NYS Office of the Attorney General; Fall 1985

Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY (BA, 1982)
Majors in Economics and Political Science, cum laude

London School of Economics and Political Science, London, England (1982)
Course work in comparative law.


Supreme Judicial Court, MA, 1987. U.S. District Court for the District of MA, 1989. Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (1990). Rechtsanwaltskammer, Frankfurt/Main (1996). United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (2003). United States Court of Federal Claims (2020).

Distinctions / Lectures

Listed in “Germany`s best Attorneys”, 2013-2020, published by Handelsblatt GmbH in cooperation with Best Lawyers.

Université de Syracuse, 7 Rue Schiller, 67000 Strasbourg, Business Ethics Seminar, Fall 2006.

Lecturer, University of Maryland, Europe, 1989. Courses given on Law & Business.

Professional Memberships

American Bar Association (Public Contract Law Section), Frankfurt BAR, German Association for Inheritance Law and Property Succession.


Jüngste Entwicklungen in den USA zur Pfändung von Anteilen einer Limited Liability Company (LLC) (Recent Developments in the USA on Attachment of Shares of a Limited Liability Company (LLC)), 2021, Recht der Internationalen Wirtschaft (Law [journal] of International Commerce), 1-2/2021.

Übergang des amerikansichen individuellen Alterskontos bei Ableben (Transfer of  the american individual retirement account upon death), 2017, zerb Verlag, ZErB – Zeitschrift für die Steuer- und Erbrechtspraxis (Journal for Tax and Inheritance Practice).

Beschwerdeverfahren vor dem US-Government Accountability Office (Protest proceeding at the US Government Accountability Office). Internationales Steuer- und Wirtschaftsrecht (International Tax and Business Law), IWB 07/2015, from 10 April 2015.

Durchgriffshaftung bei amerikanischen Kapitalgesellschaften (Veil Piercing with American Limited Liability Entities).  Internationales Steuer- und Wirtschaftsrecht (International Tax and Business Law), IWB 10/2013, from 22 May 2013.

Abwicklung des testamentarischen Erbfalls in den USA (Administration of the testamentary estate in the USA) , 2007, zerb Verlag, ZErB – Zeitschrift für die Steuer- und Erbrechtspraxis (Journal for Tax and Inheritance Practice).


English (native speaker), German (fluent), Turkish (basic conversations)


Born Anaheim, California, March 14, 1961.
Hobbies: basketball, piano.
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