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Holger Thomas leads WilmerHale’s employment and labour
department in Germany and specialises in providing
employment-related advice to companies and public institutions.
Dr Thomas has been advising on labour and employment
issues since 1996. Before joining WilmerHale he worked as
an in-house lawyer for an international airline and at two
internationally renowned law firms.
Dr Thomas advises on all questions relating to collective and
individual employment law. Apart from transactional advisory
services, he specialises in negotiating with employee
representative bodies and trade unions, and also in advising on
employment-related issues during restructurings of any kind.
He advises and represents employers across Germany,
focusing on all aspects of restructurings such as reconciliation
of interests and social plans, staff cutbacks, transitional
companies, as well as outsourcing. He comprehensively
supports national and international clients in developing
the employment side of company acquisitions. Moreover,
Dr Thomas has comprehensive expertise in advising on all
contractual issues, as well as collective bargaining law, data
protection in employment relationships and questions relating
to compliance.
Dr Thomas also advises and represents companies
in litigation at all court levels, including before the Federal
Labour Court.
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale
and Dorr LLP
Ulmenstrasse 37-39
+49 69 27 10 78 018
+49 69 27 10 78 100
What clients said
“Dr Thomas has very effective communication skills
and is extremely client orientated, providing clear
information fast and to an adequate standard,
which makes us feel that we get the best value
for our money.”
“I would like to point out the extreme flexibility in
each and every regard and the high standard of work
ethics that Dr Thomas puts into his performance.”
“Dr Thomas not only delivers high-quality legal
analysis, but his advice also encompasses very
valuable strategic business guidance.”
“Dr Thomas is a superb lawyer and a highly trusted
adviser, with a top-notch client and business
Thomas, Holger
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP – Partner |
Winner – Employment & Labour, Germany
Client Choice – International 2013