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Martin Zeil (2013)

Martin Zeil (born 28 April 1956 in Munich) is a German lawyer and politician of the Free Democratic Party (FDP).



Zeil studied law at Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich. From 1984 until 2008, he worked as lawyer with private bank Hauck & Aufhäuser.

From 2005 to 2008 Zeil was member of German Bundestag, where he served on the Committee on Economic Affairs and Technology. He was his parliamentary group’s spokesperson for antitrust law.. From 2008 to 2013 he was member of Landtag of Bavaria. In Cabinet Seehofer I Zeil was Deputy Minister-President and State Minister for Economic Affairs, Infrastructure, Transport and Technology.[1]

Zeil was a FDP delegate to the Federal Convention for the purpose of electing the President of Germany 2009, 2010 and 2012.

Since leaving active politics, Zeil has been working with Munich-based law firm SLB Kloepper Rechtsanwälte.[2]

Other activitiesEdit

  • Bayerische Eisenbahngesellschaft (BEG), Ex-Officio Member of the Supervisory Board (2008-2013)
  • BayernLB, Ex-Officio Member of the Supervisory Board (2008-2013)
  • LfA Förderbank Bayern, Ex-Officio Member of the Supervisory Board (2008-2013)
  • ZDF, Member of the Television Board (2008-2013)


Personal lifeEdit

Zeil is married with Barbara Daumiller-Zeil and has three children.

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