Mag. Johann Pauer

attorneys at law | attorneys for white-collar crime

Areas of Expertise

Criminal Law

If you have been charged with a crime you need the guidance of a law firm that is highly specialized in criminal law. Our law firm assists you from the very first interrogation until the main trial. We provide immediate support in any unexpected event, such as search warrants, arrests or seizure of assets any time, all over Austria.

White-Collar Crime

White-Collar criminal investigation proceedings take a long time and show the might of the government. Dozens of investigators, expert witnesses and prosecutors try to build a case and for the defendant staying on top of events is crucial for success. We work together with well-known economics and tax experts to provide the best possible defence for you.


Unlawful behaviour of employees can lead to unpleasant consequences for the company. Therefore, we – as certified Compliance Officers – help you to locate and identify problematic areas and offer prevention in terms of staff training..

Extradition Law

Extradition cases usually implicate a massive time pressure. We have the necessary know-how and are able to provide important information about the human rights situation in the requesting country within a short time.

Compensation for damages

Irrelevant if you were damaged in fortune or health: we enforce your rights in front of criminal courts as well as civil courts. We are happy to inform you in detail about the various options to obtain the compensation you are entitled to.

Financial criminal law

Before and during an investigation of the tax authority the smooth interaction between tax and legal representation is of particular importance. We operate side by side with renowned tax consulting and audition firms to achieve the best possible result for you.


  • since 2018:
    Certified compliance officer
  • since 2017:
    Member of the disciplinary council of the Bar association Vienna
  • 2017:
    Foundation of the law office PauerLaw
  • 2014 - 2017:
    Associate/attorney at B&S Böhmdorfer Schender Rae GmbH (criminal law, extradition law)
  • 2013:
    Bar Exam (Austria)
  • 2010 - 2014:
    Associate in Vienna (Civil law, Criminal Law, Administrative Criminal Law)
  • 2009 - 2010:
    Legal clerkship at various courts in Vienna
  • 2004 - 2007:
    Law assistant at law firm Dr. Ernst Schillhammer (Criminal Law)
  • 2003 - 2009:
    Law school University of Vienna
  • 2002:
    Graduation BRG St. Veit/Glan
  • 2000:
    Graduation Wheeler High School, Valparaiso, IN, USA


RAA Mag. Wolfgang Mandler

  • since 2018:
    Associate at PauerLaw
  • 2017-2018:
    Legal clerkship at various courts in Vienna
  • 2009-2017:
    Law school University of Vienna
  • 2007:
    College Graduation, Associate in Arts Glen Ellyn, IL, USA
  • 2006:
    High School Graduation, Glen Ellyn, IL, USA

Sophie Finz

  • since 2018:
    assistance at PauerLaw
  • 2018:
    internship at the prosecution department of Vienna, 1080 Vienna
  • 2016 – 2018:
    employee at the notary office of Mag. Reinhard Wittmann, 1140 Vienna
  • since 2012:
    studies in law at the University of Vienna
  • 2008:
    student exchange at St. Charles High School, MN, USA
  • 2002 – 2010:
    BGRG 8 Albertgasse, 1080 Vienna

Petra Koschatzky

  • since 2019:
    office management
Opening hours
Mo-Fr: 9:00 - 17:00

Am Heumarkt 27/3
1030 Wien
Phone: 01/388 0207
Fax: 01/388 0207-83
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