Dr iur Gerald Otto > Brauneis Rechtsanwälte > Vienna, Austria > Lawyer Profile

Brauneis Rechtsanwälte
1010 WIEN


Partner –  Main Focus: Corporations, Construction and Real Estate, Litigation.


  • 2002 – 2003 Associate with Binder Grösswang Rechtsanwälte
  • 2003 – 2004 Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Human Rights (organization of an EU-Twinning-project)
  • 2004 – 2009 Associate resp. from 2007 Attorney-at-law with bkp
  • 2009 – 2014 Partner with Cabjolsky & Otto Rechtsanwälte OG
  • Since 2014 Partner with Brauneis Rechtsanwälte GmbH
  • regular lecturing activities


  • German
  • English


  • Member of the board of the Academic Community for Information Law IT-LAW.AT
  • Alumni Association of the Jesuit secondary school in Kalksburg


  • 2000 Law degree, University of Vienna
  • 2001 Postgraduate studies on Information Law & Legal Information (LL.M.), University of Vienna 2008 Dr.iur., University of Vienna

Lawyer Rankings

Austria > Dispute resolution: commercial litigation

Brauneis Rechtsanwälte‘s recent workload includes insurance litigation, as well as liability, trade mark, and rent disputes. Work in the real estate sector is also one of the teams strengths, and the specialism of practice head Gerald Otto, who is praised by clients for his ‘outstanding knowledge and litigation skills.’ Former co-head Alexander Klauser left the firm at the end of 2022.