Dr. Steffen Schröder

Attorney-at-law | Senior Partner

About Steffen

Steffen is Senior Partner at Dierks+Company.

Previous to joining, Steffen worked for more than 20 years as In-House Counsel for the Pharmaceutical Division of Bayer AG (formerly Schering AG). He has been legally responsible for different functions, like Commercial Operations EMEA, Procurement, and Product Supply. He has broad experience in the drafting and negotiating of complex licensing, manufacturing, and distribution agreements.

Prior to joining Bayer, he worked in an international law firm and as a Scientific Assistant at the Max-Planck-Institute in Frankfurt/Main.

Steffen studied law in Frankfurt/Main, Geneva, and Heidelberg. He holds a Ph.D. in law, a Master of Laws from the University of Sydney, and an Executive Master of Business and International Law from the University of St. Gallen.

It’s important to him to bring innovation in healthcare faster to patients.

Ask Steffen about

  • Pharmaceutical law
  • Commercial law
  • Licensing law
  • Business models