The Los Angeles Warburg Chapter will host a discussion and luncheon with Peter Beyer, Member of the German Bundestag (CDU).
There is a $10 charge for ACG members and an $18 charge for nonmembers to attend this event. RSVP here by May 1.
Peter Beyer was born on December 25, 1970 in Ratingen, Germany. After finishing his Abitur in 1991, Mr. Beyer completed his military service in Wuppertal, and then went on to study law at the Universities of Düsseldorf and Bonn. In 1999, he finished his studies and was admitted to the bar. Mr. Beyer began his legal career as an associate attorney for the U.S.-headquartered firm of Mayer, Brown & Platt (today Mayer Brown). He also worked with Brinks, Hofer, Gilson & Lione in Chicago and Murchison & Cumming in Los Angeles. In 2000, he enrolled in a post-graduate legal studies program at the University of Virginia School of Law in Charlottesville where he completed a Master of Law in 2001. Returning to Germany, Mr. Beyer practiced law at the BEYER Intellectual Property firm in Ratingen. There, he became one of the country’s first officially-certified intellectual property specialists. Mr. Beyer was directly elected as Mettmann CDU’s top candidate for the federal elections in 2009 and 2013 to represent the citizens of Heiligenhaus, Ratingen, Velbert and Wülfrath. A committed Atlanticist for many years, Mr. Beyer stands out among members of the parliament and his party as one of the most committed advocates of a strong transatlantic relationship with the United States and Canada. He serves as parliamentary Special Rapporteur on Transatlantic Relations for the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and is an active member of Atlantik-Brücke, Aspen Institute and United Europe, in addition to numerous organizations in his district. Mr. Beyer is Vice-President of the Südosteuropa-Gesellschaft (Southeast Europe Association).