Law studies at the Universities of Frankfurt am Main and Milan. Subsequently, doctorate at the University of Gießen on management liability in stock companies, with legal clerkship in a law firm in Frankfurt am Main with focus on commercial law.

Admission to the bar in 2018. After working for a leading German commercial law firm in Frankfurt am Main, Dr. Pfertner joined MOOG Partnerschaftsgesellschaft in 2020. He mainly advises on corporate and company law and IT law.

He is member of Gesellschaftsrechtliche Vereinigung, a German association for corporate law.