Dr. Thorben Klopp is a partner at vangard in Hamburg and convinces his clients by always keeping the big picture in mind, demonstrating leadership in every situation and always acting authentically. Thanks to his many years of experience in a leading international law firm, he possesses comprehensive know-how in employment law, which he applies precisely in his areas of expertise: advising foreign companies, drafting and terminating contracts for executive board members and managing directors, as well as in reconciliation of interests and social plan proceedings.

  • German, English
  • International employment law
  • Advising US companies
  • Employment relationships with managers
  • Reconcilement of interests and social compensation plans
  • Attorney in employment law at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Hamburg, 2012–2018, Principal Associate since 2016
  • Admitted to the bar, 2012
  • Legal internship at the Hanseatic Higher Regional Court with posts in the Hamburg Labor Court, at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (practice group for labor law) and in New York City in the Compliance department of Bertelsmann/Random House, 2010–2012
  • Graduation as Dr. jur. at the University of Giessen under Prof. Dr. Wolf-Dietrich Walker with an employment law paper, 2011
  • Research assistant on the chair for civil law, labor law and civil procedure law, Prof. Dr. Wolf-Dietrich Walker, University of Giessen, 2007–2010
  • Studies and first state legal exam at the University of Giessen, 2002–2007

Dr. Thorben Klopp is one of the most renowned and highly recommended attorneys for labor law

HRI/WirtschaftsWoche 2022

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