Overview

Dr. Thomas Griebe advises national and international clients on all areas of employment law. He focuses on advising U.S. clients and staffing services, and has a large client base of small- and medium-sized companies. Trained in mediation, he advises companies on conflicts with their employees, works councils and unions, as either a mediator or a consultant.

Thomas formed his own employment law boutique in Hamburg in September 2012. Previously, he was an Equity Partner and International Head of Employment & Pensions at an international business law firm where he became Partner in 1998. He was admitted to the bar in 1995 and is a specialized lawyer (Fachanwalt) for employment law in Germany as well as a business mediator.

Thomas lectures on employment law at the Fresenius University of Applied Sciences in Hamburg.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Senior Advisor

International Employment Law Committee

American Bar Association (ABA)

2015

Member

European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA)

2015

Member

International Bar Association (IBA)

2015

Member

Employment Law Working Group

German Bar Association

2015

Recognition

Named, The Best Lawyers in Germany©

Employment Law

Best Lawyers

2015-2016

Books & Book Chapters

  • Germany chapter, The Littler Mendelson Guide to International Employment and Labor Law, 4th Edition, co-authors Dr. Rajko Herrmann, Sebastian Juli, Dr. Matthias Sandmaier, Stephan Settekorn, Jan-Ove Becker, 2015
  • Germany chapter, The Employment Law Review, 1. bis 6. Ed., co-author Jan-Ove Becker, 2015

Education

  • Doctorate in Law, University of Hamburg, 1996
  • Law Degree, University of Hamburg, 1992

Languages

  • German
  • English

Bar Admission

Germany