The focus of Dr. Thomas Thees' work is on advising companies on all issues regarding individual and collective employment law, particularly within the scope of acquisitions and restructurings including outsourcing and in the area of company pension plans. This includes negotiating with works councils and trade unions as well as litigating in the competent courts. In addition, Dr. Thees advises managers, directors and executives, and he lectures regularly at seminars and training events on employment law issues.
From 1984 to 1988, Dr. Thomas Thees studied law at the Universities of Saarbrücken and Trier in Germany. This was followed by his legal traineeship from 1988 to 1991. During the period from 1991 to 1994, he worked as a research associate for the Employment Law Chair (Prof. Dr. Ehmann) and for the European Law Chair (Prof. Dr. Müller-Graff) of the University of Trier. In 1994, Dr. Thees received his doctorate from the University of Trier for a thesis on an employment law topic. In the same year, he was admitted to the bar in Frankfurt am Main.
Dr. Thees joined Luther’s predecessor firm in 1997. He has been a specialist in employment law since 1998 and is head of the Frankfurt office and the employment law service line in Frankfurt.