Prof Dr Robert von Steinau-Steinrück

Prof Dr Robert von Steinau-Steinrück

Prof Dr Robert von Steinau-Steinrück

Berlin

T +49 30 52133 21142

Partner
Lawyer
Certified Specialist in Employment Law
Industries Mobility & Logistics , Automotive

Areas of Practice

Prof Dr Robert von Steinau-Steinrück is an employment lawyer. He advises companies on all matters pertaining to individual and collective employment law.

His main focuses are

  • works constitution law, staff representation law and collective bargaining law,
  • restructuring, staff cuts, layoffs,
  • business transfers and employment law in transactions
  • co-determination and compliance as well as industrial action issues,
  • representation and consulting of executives
Practices
Vita

Prof Dr Robert von Steinau-Steinrück 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.

Clients

  • 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”)

Publications

Honors and Distinctions
  • JUVE Guide 2019/2020: Leading Senior Consultant in Labour Law: Prof. Dr. Robert von Steinau-Steinrück (page 485)
  • JUVE Guide 2019/2020: Often recommended: Prof. Dr. Robert von Steinau-Steinrück ("knowledgeable and reliable", competitor)
  • Best Lawyers (2020): Award in "Labor and Employment Law"
  • JUVE Guide (2019): Listed as "Leading senior consultant in labour law"
  • Who´s Who Legal (2019): Ranking in "Labour & Employment"
  • Chambers Europe (2018): Ranking in "Employment"
  • The Legal 500 (2018): Recommendation in "Labour law"
  • Who´s Who Legal (2018): Ranking in "Labour & Employment"
  • JUVE Guide (2018/2019): Mention among frequently recommended lawyers in the " Employment law" section.
  • Handelsblatt / Best Lawyers - Germany's Best Lawyers (2018): Award in "Labour and Employment Law"
  • Who´s Who Legal - Germany 2018: Listed in Labor and Employment
  • Chambers Europe (seit 2017): Listed under "Employment"
  • Handelsblatt / Best Lawyers – Deutschlands beste Anwälte 2017: Lawyer of the Year 2017 – Labor and Employment Law
  • Handelsblatt / Best Lawyers - Deutschlands beste Anwälte 2016: Listed in Labor and Employment Law
  • WirtschaftsWoche (April 2015): one of the best compliance advisors in Germany
  • JUVE Handbook (2014/2015): “frequently recommended”  
  • Best Lawyer Guide (since 2009): Best Lawyer in Germany in Labour and Employment
  • Best Lawyer Guide (2012): Lawyer of the Year
  • JUVE Guide (since 2010/2011): “a frequently recommended lawyer”, with competitors describing him as “excellent” and his clients stating that he is “really good” and that “working with him is a pleasure”
  • WirtschaftsWoche (April 2012): one of the best compliance advisors in Germany
  • WirtschaftsWoche (September 2012): especially recommended lawyer for Employment Law  
  • The Legal 500 (since 2009): “well respected” in Employment Law