Paul Schreiner

Paul Schreiner

Paul Schreiner

T +49 221 9937 11691


Certified Specialist in Employment Law
Industries Logistics , Mobility & Logistics , Health Care & Life Science

Areas of practice

Paul Schreiner deals primarily with restructuring projects and collective disputes between employers and works councils. He additionally advises on matters relating to company pension schemes and provides transaction advice. Another focus of his work is group restructurings taking into account co-determination law.


Paul Schreiner studied law at the University of Cologne (Germany) and then carried out his legal training in Cologne and San Francisco (USA). Paul Schreiner was admitted to the German Bar in November 2004 and has worked as an employment lawyer ever since. In addition to providing legal services, he has also published numerous articles in magazines, books and online.

Paul Schreiner is a lecturer teaching company law as part of the “RUBlaw-active” course at Ruhr University in Bochum (Germany) and the head of Luther’s employment law practice.

Honors and distinctions
  • JUVE Guide 2023/2024: Listed under "Frequently Recommended" in "Labour Law" (first listed in 2016/2017, "excellent at communicating legal challenges to lay people, very good compromise finder", client)
  • The Legal 500 Germany 2023: Recommended in "Labour Law" (first listed in 2019, "Many years of experience, practical translation into HR work."; "Very solution-focused, many pragmatic ideas, broad expertise."; "Calm manner, solution-oriented, pragmatic.")
  • 2022/2023: Recommended in "Labour Law" (first recommended in 2019/2020)
  • 2021/2022: Award "Top 100 Lawyer" (Rank 89, first award in 2020/2021, rank 75)
  • WirtschaftsWoche 2023: Recommendation "Top Lawyer" in "Labour Law" (first recommended in 2021)

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