Student, University Tübingen, Germany. Student, University Berlin. Student, University Geneva, 1971.
Master of Arts, University Chicago, 1975. Juris Doctor, University Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 1987.
Research coordinator, Institute International and Foreign Trade and Business Law, Frankfurt am Main, 1975-1982; associate, Pünder, Volhard, Weber & Axster, Frankfurt am Main, 1982-1984; partner, Pünder, Volhard, Weber & Axster, Frankfurt am Main, since 1984.
Lieutenant Bundeswehr, 1964-1966. Member Interstate Commerce Commission International Court Arbitration, International Bar Association, German Bar Association, Interpacific Bar Association, Bi-National Lawyers' Associations.
Married Maria de la Cruz Caballero Palomero, 1977. Children: Laura Marie, Victor Andrés.