Visiting Professor of Law
M.A.E.S., College of Europe (Bruges); J.D., Ph.D., University of Salzburg; Fulbright Scholar, 1999, Southwestern Law School
Thomas Eilmansberger is visiting at Southwestern during the Spring 2012 semester, teaching Law of the European Union. Currently full professor at the Department for Labour, Economic, and European Law at the University of Salzburg, he also represents the European Commission in proceedings before the Court of Justice on a regular basis.
Prior to returning to the Law Faculty at the University of Salzburg in 2000, Professor Eilmansberger was a Fulbright Scholar at Southwestern, and served as resident counsel for the international law firm Bruckhaus Westrick Heller Lober (now Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer) in Brussels. He was also a member of the Austrian Federal Procurement Review Commission; a member of the group of experts advising the German government on the reform of the GWB (German competition law); and an advisor to the Hungarian Energy Office regarding the application of EC competition and regulatory law to long-term power purchasing agreements, and has acted as special advisor to Commissioner Reding regarding the review of the regulatory framework for electronic communications.
Professor Eilmansberger is also the author of several books and numerous articles on European economic law, including "IP and Antitrust in the European Union," 13 Southwestern Journal of Law and Trade in the Americas 261 (2007).