Claudia Winkler – Founder & lead trainer

Dr. Claudia Winkler holds an LL.M. from Harvard Law School where she has trained extensively with the Harvard Negotiation Project. She was a Fulbright scholar and also holds a Master’s and Doctor’s degree in European and international law from the University of Linz.

As a negotiation trainer and communication coach, Claudia has helped 4,500+ lawyers boost their legal practice and get ahead in their careers. Her online clientele expands across 126 countries and she has been conducting live workshops and trainings for top firms across Europe, the United States, Latin America, Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Australia.

Claudia is a frequent speaker at legal and business conferences around the world and has shared the stage with leading personalities like Hugh Hilton, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, Michael Douglas or Mel Gibson, speaking to audiences of 2,500 people and above.

What leading practitioners say about Claudia

Claudia Winkler – Founder & lead trainer

Experience

2014 - current
Founder and Lead Trainer

The Negotiation Academy

2014 - current
Director

CDRC Vienna, The IBA-VIAC
Mediation and Negotiation
Competition, AT

2014 - 2016
Senior Consultant/Coach

The Trusted Negotiator
Melbourne, Australia

2014 - 2016
Lecturer

University of Mekelle, Ethiopia

2013 - current
Mediator

New York Center for
Interpersonal Development, NY

2013 - 2014
ADR Development Coordinator

New York International
Arbitration Center, NY

2013 - 2014
Legal Assistant

Edna Sussman,
Eaq. Arbitrator and Mediator, NY

2011 - 2012
Postdoc with tenure option

Institute of European Law,
University of Linz, AT

Education

2013
LL.M. Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA

Fulbright Scholarship
Harvard Boas Scholarship
in International Legal Studies

2011
Dr. iur. Johannes Kepler University Linz, AT

Summa cum laude
Merit scholarship by the faculty of law
for exceptional performance

2010
Erasmus, L.L.B. European Business School London, UK
2009
Mag. iur. Johannes Kepler University Linz, AT

Summa cum laude
Merit scholarship by the faculty of law
for exceptional performance