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Prof. Dr. Robert von Steinau-Steinrück

Certified Specialist in employment law

Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH
Friedrichstraße 140
10117 Berlin

Phone +49 30 52133 21142
Fax +49 30 52133 110

Chambers Europe (seit 2017): Listung unter "Employment"

Languages: German, English

Curriculum vitae

Prof Dr Robert von Steinau-Steinrück was born in Munich, Germany in 1964. He studied law in Passau and Bonn, Germany. While carrying out his legal training in Berlin, which included secondments in Palermo, Italy,and Dublin, Ireland, he received his doctorate in employment law. After completing his second state exam, he initially worked as a foreign associate in New York, USA. He started working as a lawyer for Luther in 1997. In 1998 he joined Gleiss Lutz, returning to Luther in 2003, where he has worked since. Prof Dr Robert von Steinau-Steinrück is a visiting professor at the University of Potsdam, Germany.

Areas of Practice

Prof Dr Robert von Steinau-Steinrück advises companies on all matters pertaining to individual and collective employment law, including dismissals and staff cuts, codetermination, restructurings, outsourcing, compliance, and issues regarding works constitution law and collective bargaining agreements. This also includes the specific employment law interests of public companies and employment law matters involving international aspects. He further advises management board members, managing directors and executives as well as chief physicians. In addition, he deals with selective issues pertaining to copyright administration law. Another focus of his work is litigation at labour and civil courts.

  • Advising on numerous projects relating to industrial action (e.g. Charité, Deutsche Bahn AG)
  • Advising on collective law issues and providing representation (German Works Constitution Act (e.g. ArcelorMittal SSC Deutschland GmbH, Beiersdorf AG))
  • Advising on various restructuring projects (e.g. Deutsche Bahn AG, Bertelsmann, Leonardo Hotels)
  • Providing representation at court both for and against executives
  • Advising on a complex transfer of business (Immofinanz AG)
  • Landmark proceedings at the German Federal Labour Court regarding collective employment law, in particular industrial action and the law (“flash mobs”)