Dr. Volker Knoop supports law firms, corporate clients, and litigation funders. With his firm CALVOR Management he specializes in advisory and brokerage services to find strategic pathways out of escalating or deadlocked conflicts. He served as Co-CEO of FORIS, as AlixPartners’ senior inhouse risk manager for the EMEA region, formed part of Eversheds’ dispute practice and of Tyco’s liability defense team. Volker Knoop is admitted to the German Bar, holds a PhD in the conflict of laws and a Dispute Resolution LL.M. from Pepperdine University.