Senior Counsel

John A. Faylor, LLM (Michigan)

Corporate & Securities


Clients turn to John Faylor for counsel in commercial law and corporate transactions. John is standing counsel to US and German corporations in Germany, including those in the automotive supply, sporting goods, chemicals and plastics industries and high-tech, medical, and electronic equipment manufacturers. John represents clients on corporate transactions, including acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate restructurings, and corporate governance issues. He is also an active sports arbitrator.


Acquisitions and restructurings:

  • Corporate automotive supply industry in Germany, since 1990. 
  • Corporate German solar industry in Asia, since 2005. 
  • International plastics and medical device industries, since 1987. 


  • Second State Law Examination (bar exam)
  • Legal Clerkship (Referendariat)
    Heidelberg, Berlin, Karlsruhe
  • First State Law Examination
  • University of Heidelberg


  • Frankfurt am Main, Germany
  • Pennsylvania
  • Munich, Germany


  • English
  • German

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Member of the Board, Assistant Chairman, ASSIST Förderverein e.V., Cologne, Germany
  • Member of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Chairman, Anti-Doping Panel of the International Archery Federation, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Chairman of numerous arbitration panels
  • Vice Chairman, Supervisory Board, Albemarle Martinswerk GmbH, Bergheim, Germany
  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Lear Corporation GmbH, Ginsheim-Gustavsburg, Germany
  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Lear Corporation Beteiligungs GmbH, Ginsheim-Gustavsburg, Germany
  • Member of the Board of Directors, IST America - US Operations, Inc., Bolingbrook, Illinois