“A lawyer needs to identify risks – but his role cannot be limited to expressing reservations.”
Dr. Klaus Rudolf is a partner at RUDOLF & VOSSBERG and is a specialist lawyer (“Fachanwalt”) for labor and employment law. He also sits on the Specialist Committee for Labor and Employment Law of the Koblenz and Zweibrücken bar associations, and is an examiner for the Second State Examination in Law.
Dr. Klaus Rudolf advises and represents employers, works and staff councils, but also employees, senior managers, boards and executives in all areas of labor and employment law, as well as social security implications. He regularly appears before employment courts, higher labor courts, the Federal Labor Court and arbitration boards.
His specialties include supporting changes in operations, including negotiations over reconciliations of interests, social compensation plans and the formation of of transfer companies, as well as providing advice on other works constitution and staff representation issues. Dr. Klaus Rudolf places an emphasis on providing lasting advice, which is particularly important in the fast-moving area of labor and employment law. He has advised a large number of employers and works councils for many years. The fact that Dr. Rudolf represents both employer and employee interests is advantageous, because it allows him to anticipate the tactics of the opposing party.
Languages: German and English
Dr. Klaus Rudolf was repeatedly recognized as one of the most distinguished labor and employment lawyers in Germany by business magazine WirtschaftsWoche, in an analysis conducted jointly with the Handelsblatt Research Institute (HRI), most recently in the year 2022.
Member of the Labor and Employment Law Preliminary Examination Committee for the Koblenz and Zweibrücken bar associations.
Partner at RUDOLF & VOSSBERG
Substitute member on the Labor and Employment Law Preliminary Examination Committee for the Koblenz and Zweibrücken bar associations.
Examiner for the Second State Examination in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate
2007 – 2014
Partner in the Dr. Rudolf law firm, Mainz
Qualification as a specialist lawyer (“Fachanwalt”) for labor and employment law
2002 – 2006
Advisor to the Employers’ Association of the Chemicals Industry in Baden-Württemberg e.V., Baden-Baden
1993 – 1999
Study of law in Passau, Milan, Heidelberg, and Speyer