Overview


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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Results


  • 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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Credentials


Education
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

Admissions
Germany

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Dr. Thomas Gennert

Insights & Events / Media

Börsen-Zeitung / June 22, 2019

Düsseldorf, Germany / McDermott Event / April 12, 2019

Bonn, Germany / Speaking Engagements / January 7, 2019

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, "Recht & Steuern“ / August 15, 2018

Legal Tribune Online (Germany) / August 1, 2018

Legal Tribune online / April 21, 2018

Düsseldorf, Germany / McDermott Event / April 16, 2018

Handelsblatt Rechtsboard (Germany) / March 2, 2018

Düsseldorf, Germany / McDermott Event / November 30, 2017

Munich, Germany / McDermott Event / November 21, 2017

Legal Tribune Online (LTO) / July 18, 2017

Düsseldorf, Germany / McDermott Event / May 8, 2017

Handelsblatt Rechtsboard(Germany) / August 15, 2016

Legal Tribune Online (Germany) / July 28, 2016

Handelsblatt Rechtsboard (Germany) / May 27, 2016

Legal Tribune Online (Germany) / April 27, 2016

Legal Tribune Online (Germany) / February 17, 2016

Legal Tribune Online (Germany) / February 3, 2016

Handelsblatt Rechtsboard (Germany) / February 2, 2016

Der Betrieb, Issue 50 / December 11, 2015

"German as Mother Tongue" - Discriminatory Requirements in an Employment Ad

Handelsblatt Rechtsboard (Germany) / October 27, 2015

Handelsblatt Rechtsboard (Germany) / October 7, 2015

Handelsblatt Rechtsboard / March 17, 2015

German Bundestag Adopts Rules on "Women's Quota"

Handelsblatt Rechtsboard / February 18, 2015

Federal Labor Court: Ineffectiveness of Termination Without Notice for Sexual Harassment

Der Betrieb, Issue 5 / January 30, 2015

European Court of Justice’s decision C-354/13 ("Obesity as "disability" within the ...

Wirtschaftswoche, Issue 5 / January 26, 2015

European Court of Justice: Can Obesity Constitute Disability According to EU law?

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