Dr. Thomas Gennert - McDermott Will & Emery


Dr. Thomas Gennert focuses his practice on labor and employment law. He advises clients on the entire field of individual and collective employment law, data-privacy law and compliance, and employment-related litigation as well as employment-related matters in mergers and acquisition transactions. He also advises managing directors and corporate bodies on negotiation and termination of service agreements and liability related matters.

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  • Advised a German retail company with more than 1,000 employees on employment-related post restructuring issues and various legal proceedings
  • Advised a leading German defense engineering group on various employment-related matters
  • Advised a global food group in its acquisition of the worldwide cocoa business of a leading cocoa producing company with more than 1,500 employees for US$1.3 billion

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Specialist Lawyer for Labor and Employment Law, 2016
Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf, Second State Exam, 2013
University of Münster, Dr. jur. (PhD), 2013
University of Münster, First State Exam, 2009


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