Orrick Adds New Head of German Employment Law Practice in Düsseldorf


Düsseldorf – Orrick announced today that André Zimmermann has joined the firm as a partner and head of its German employment law practice, resident in the firm’s Düsseldorf office. 
"We are excited to add an employment lawyer with Andre’s focus to our team. His skill and experience is critical to our growing M&A and private equity practice," said Wilhelm Nolting-Hauff, Co-Managing Partner, with Oliver Duys, of Orrick’s German offices.
André advises German and international companies in all areas of employment law, with a particular focus on the employment aspects of M&A transactions and restructuring matters. He has counseled on the employment aspects of some of the most significant recent domestic and cross​-border transactions in the German market. He also advises on senior executive employment contracts, as well as on employee privacy and data security. 
“Orrick has a terrific global platform and an energetic and forward looking German team that is working on some very interesting deals,” said André. “I am looking forward to being part of the team’s growth in Germany.”
A Certified Specialist for Employment Law in Germany, André joins Orrick from the Frankfurt office of King & Wood Mallesons.