Dr. Thomas Gennert - McDermott Will & Emery


Dr. Thomas Gennert advises national and international companies on all aspects of individual and collective employment law as well as on Corporate Governance matters and compliance-related questions.

He advises executive boards, managing directors, supervisory boards, and other corporate bodies on the preparation of compensation systems, the negotiation of service and termination agreements, on liability issues, and in the area of corporate co-determination.

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Thomas advised:

  • Main Capital on the Acquisition of a Majority Stake in Buchner & Camp Partner
  • A listed group of companies in the internet services & telecommunications sector on the implementation of executive compensation systems and the restructuring of variable compensation schemes as well as on corporate governance issues
  • An international listed group of companies on all HR issues of their German operational companies

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  • The Legal 500 EMEA, Recommended, Germany: Employment Law (“Extremely professional and technically excellent service. Extremely short response times. Promises are definitely kept or exceeded.”), 2022-2024


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


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