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Monika Birnbaum


Certified specialist in Employment Law

Kurfürstendamm 220
10719 Berlin

T +49 30 88 59 27-390
F +49 30 88 59 27-450

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Admitted in: 1985

Universities: Münster, Speyer, Hagen (Referendariat)

Practice areas
Legal practice

Ms. Birnbaum was admitted to the bar in 1985. The emphasis of her work is on advising national and international employers and clients regarding all aspects of German labor and employment law: restructuring and reorganization including negotiating with work and staff councils as well as labor unions with the aim of concluding employer/works council agreements (e.g. reconciliation of interest) and/or collective labor agreements, transitional companies, preparing notices and litigation regarding protection against unfair dismissals; all topics concerning minimum wages; drafting employment contracts, service agreements for managing directors, freelancers; drafting termination agreements, settlement agreements, representation in the procedure to determine social security status, continual advising of human resources in national as well as international companies. Ms. Birnbaum also represents companies in all aspects of competition law.

Furthermore, Ms. Birnbaum acts as a mediator in case of conflicts between companies as well as internal-company conflicts.
She has broad experience as a lecturer such as at

Areas of expertise

Deutscher Arbeitsger​ichtsverband e.V.
Verband deutscher ArbeitsrechtsAnwälte e.V. berlin brandenburg e.V.
DGM Deutsche Gesellschaft für Mediation e.V.


German, English

Education and career
  • Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
  • Verwaltungshochschule Speyer
  • Fernuniversität Hagen: basic studies BBA, master degree program on Mediation (Master of Mediation, MM)
  • Specialist Lawyer Course (Specialist in Employment Law)​​