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Klaus Finkelnburg
Klaus Finkelnburg

Prof. Dr. Klaus Finkelnburg

Partner Of Counsel, Berlin

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Klaus Finkelnburg is a well-known authority in public law and public building law in particular. His reputation as a public law authority is based on his broad experience both as a Lawyer Retired President of the Constitutional Court of Berlin and as a former member of the Berlin Parliament.

Furthermore, Dr. Finkelnburg is a teaching Professor at Free University and Humboldt-University of Berlin and author of standard textbooks on public building law.

Dr. Finkelnburg is the founder of the Berlin office, which after growth and mergers became the Berlin office of White & Case LLP.

Bars and Courts

  • Administrative Lawyer
  • Notary Public
  • Rechtsanwalt


  • Dr jur, Free University of Berlin
  • First State Exam, University of Bonn


  • German
  • English



  • Vorläufiger Rechtsschutz im Verwaltungsstreitverfahren, 5th ed., Munich, 2008, (co-author with Klaus Peter Jank)
  • Public Building Law (Öffentliches Baurecht, Vol. 1: Bauplanungsrecht), 6th ed., Munich, 2004, (co-author with Karsten-Michael Ortloff)
  • Several books and numerous articles, especially on public building law and monument protection