Partner *Düsseldorf, Munich
André, a Certified Specialist for Employment Law (Fachanwalt für Arbeitsrecht), heads Orrick’s German Employment Practice. He advises German and international companies in all areas of individual and collective employment law. With around ten years of international experience, André is well-versed in employment aspects of M&A transactions, restructuring and employment related litigation.
The main focus of André's practice include employment aspects of M&A transactions, restructuring, outsourcing and headcount reduction, multi-jurisdictional and cross-border employment issues, service agreements of managing directors and board members, co-determination of employees at operation and board level, collective bargaining and negotiations with works councils and trade unions and litigation.
André is an acknowledged specialist in employing third-party personnel, especially through temporary agency work. Moreover, he is very experienced in aspects of employment compliance, internal investigations and employee data protection.
André regularly speaks and publishes on his specialist subjects. He is a permanent member of the team of authors of the professional magazines „ArbR – Arbeitsrecht Aktuell“ (Publishers C.H. Beck) and „juris PraxisReport Arbeitsrecht“. For a full list of publications please see André's LinkedIn profile.
Before joining Orrick 2015, André worked for several years for other leading international law firms in Frankfurt.
André's engagements include employment aspects the following projects and transactions (advice partly before joining Orrick):