McDermott to Strengthen German Employment Law Practice with New Partners in Frankfurt and Munich


Düsseldorf/Frankfurt/Munich, August 1, 2019 – McDermott Will & Emery today announced the addition of two new partners to strengthen the Employment Practice Group in Germany. Christian Rolf is expected to join McDermott’s Frankfurt office as a partner in October 2019, and Philipp Schäuble will start as a partner with the Munich office by the end of the year.

Christian will join McDermott from Willkie Farr & Gallagher and Philipp is currently with Pusch Wahlig Workplace Law. The two cover the entire spectrum of employment law including transaction-related employment law and join the Firm having established significant stand-alone labor law businesses.

Highlighting the growth of McDermott’s global employment practice, Volker Teigelkötter, head of McDermott’s German employment law practice, comments: “McDermott is one of the few major international law firms to continuously invest and expand its employment practice.
The addition of Christian and Philipp and the recent promotion of Thomas Gennert to partner earlier this year, demonstrates our commitment to providing our clients with stellar legal advice throughout Germany.”

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