Jan-Ove Becker assists in advising companies on national and international employment law. His primary areas of practice include corporate reorganization and restructuring, co-determination and employee representation law, data protection and compliance issues under employment law, and all employment issues associated with corporate transactions. He mainly advises U.S. clients and those with an industry focus on technology. His professional experience includes prior positions at various major international law firms.

Jan-Ove is a self-published author and has been editor of a journal on bankruptcy law for several years. He was admitted to the bar in 2012.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Vice President, Labour Law Commission

International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA)



German-American Lawyers Association (DAJV)



Employment Law Working Group

German Bar Association


Books & Book Chapters

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


  • Law Degree, University of Hamburg, 2006


  • German
  • English

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