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CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz Rechtsanwälte GmbH
1010 WIEN
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Compliance, Public Law, Public Procurement


Robert Keisler is a partner at CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz and a member of the Public Procurement Law, Competition Law and Public Law Team.

His areas of expertise include advising and representing contractors and principals from a wide variety of industries, both nationally and internationally, in the areas of public procurement law and regulatory law. He also has many years of experience in various areas of competition law, including merger control and antitrust law.


Associate at CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz (2001-2005), senior attorney since 2005, partner since 2010, author of numerous specialised books and articles.


German, English, Italian


Austrian Bar Association.


University of Vienna (Mag. iur., 1997, International Business Administration, 2001).

Lawyer Rankings

Austria > Public procurement

The group at CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz Rechtsanwälte GmbH is particularly prolific when it comes to PPP projects and work in the infrastructure and healthcare sectors, and the team is lauded for its ability to handle complex procurement projects. Practice head Bernt Elsner is referred to by one client as ‘the mastermind behind the well-coordinated team‘, and often works on contentious issues stemming from public procurement matters. On the regulatory side, Robert Keisler and Thomas Hamerl are the key names to note.

Austria > Administrative law and public sector

CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz Rechtsanwälte GmbH focuses on providing advice at the intersection of public and commercial law, assisting energy and pharmaceuticals clients with matters ranging from trade and EU state aid work to regulatory and construction mandates. The practice routinely represents clients before the state and federal administrative courts in addition to the constitutional court and has been involved in complex litigation in relation to the Austrian government’s Covid policies. Public procurement, EU and antitrust law specialist Bernt Elsner and public commercial law expert Robert Keisler lead the practice, while Thomas Hamerl is responsible for energy and construction law matters in addition to public procurement work.