Dr Eva Maria K. Rütz, LL.M.

Dr Eva Maria K. Rütz, LL.M.

Dr Eva Maria K. Rütz, LL.M.

T +49 211 5660 27048



Certified Specialist in Employment Law
Industries Health Care & Life Science

Areas of practice

Dr Eva Rütz advises on all areas of individual and collective labor law as well as social law, often with an international focus. Her main focus is on advising companies in the health care industry on the interface between labor law and medical law. In the area of medical law, she specialises in advising all service providers (hospitals, university clinics, contract physicians/MVZ, pharmacists) as well as private equity funds.

She heads Luther's "Inpatient and Outpatient Service Providers" practice area together with Dr Hendrik Bernd Sehy.


Dr Eva Rütz studied law in Cologne (Germany) from 2001 to 2006. In 2007, she completed her doctorate on a medical law topic and was awarded the university's doctoral prize. She subsequently completed her master's degree in medical law at Heinrich Heine University in Dusseldorf (Germany) in 2009.

Dr Eva Rütz was admitted to the bar in 2010 and initially worked for Möller & Partner, a law firm specialising in medical law with a nationwide reputation, in Dusseldorf before joining Luther in 2011. Since 2014, she has held the title of specialist attorney for employment law and also specialist attorney for medical law. She was made a partner at Luther in 2016.

Dr Eva Rütz is a lecturer and member of the academic advisory board at Bucerius Law School in Hamburg, where she lectures on topics at the interface between employment law and medical law. She regularly publishes articles and contributions to the legal literature and gives lectures.

Honors and distinctions
  • JUVE Guide 2023/2024: Award Up-and-coming in Labour Law" (first award in 2020/2021, "pragmatic, goal-orientated advice with good results", client; "very competent at the interface to medical law, solution-orientated and legally very good", competitor) and listed under "Frequently Recommended" in "Labour Law" (first listed in 2018/2019) and "Regulated Industries - Healthcare: Hospitals, Medical Care Centre and Pharmacies" ("committed, imaginative", competitor)
  • The Legal 500 Germany 2023: Listed in "Industry Focus - Health" (first listed in 2021)
  • Best Lawyers 2025: Recommended in "Labor and Employment Law" (first recommended in 2021)

Blog posts

  • At Bucerius Law School, Dr Eva Rütz is also a member of the academic advisory board of the Institute for Medical Law. Furthermore, she is a member of the Forum Fachanwaltschaft Arbeitsrecht.