German jurist; born at Nikolai, Upper Silesia, March 21, 1856. After having studied for some time at the gymnasium at Beuthen he attended the universities of Breslau, Berlin, and Leipsic, graduating from the last-named institution in 1880. Having been admitted to the bar, he established himself as counselor at law in Berlin, making civil law his specialty. Staub has published "Kommentar zum Allgemeinen Deutschen Handelsgesetzbuch" and "Kommentar zur Allgemeinen Deutschen Wechselordnung." He is associate editor of the "Deutsche Juristenzeitung."
- Das Geistige Berlin, 1897, p. 514.