Gero Schneider is head of Tiefenbacher´s International Division and a core member of its employment and corporate practice. Tiefenbacher is the ALFA International member firm in Germany. Gero advises both German and international clients in all fields of employment law as well as any related corporate law issue with a particular focus on cross-border transactions. Gero has a wide range of experience in employment and corporate business matters, including litigation and arbitration, collective matters as well as cross-border transactions. Before joining Tiefenbacher as a partner in 2013 Gero practiced as General Counsel with the supermarket chain Lidl and another medium sized law firm as a partner. Gero earned a doctor degree from Leipzig University and a Master of Comparative Law from the University of Adelaide (South Australia). He is author of many legal publications. Gero is also a past Co-Chair of the International Law Practice Group of ALFA International. He serves on a non-profit board of a trust which is committed to facilitating, supporting and promoting of various areas for a fulfilled, self-determined life in old age.