Dr. Andreas Butz

Rechtsanwalt, certified specialist in employment law
Partner
Head of Employment & Pensions
Practice Group: Restructuring & Insolvency

Andreas Butz is a partner in Noerr’s Düsseldorf office and head of the Employment & Pensions practice group. He advises national and international companies on complex labour law issues. Andreas specialises in complex transactions, changes of international organisations and strategic restructurings, including SE and cross-border mergers. He has been recommended for employment law for many years, especially for restructuring, by the JUVE Handbook and Legal 500 Deutschland.

Expertise

  • Labour law
  • Specialisations
  • Company changes/reorganisation/high group-wide restructuring cases (change of a branch, social plan, collective redundancy programmes incl. negotiations with unions and works council, reconciliation of interests)
  • Outsourcing/transfer of a branch
  • Management board and director's contracs
  • Employee profit-sharing, performance-related compensation models
  • Labour law in cases of insolvency

Career

  • Legal studies at the University of Bonn
  • Research assistant at the University of Bonn
  • At Noerr since 1999
  • Admitted to the Düsseldorf Chamber of Lawyers

Distinctions

  • Recommended lawyer for labour and employment law, Best Lawyers (2018)
  • Recommended lawyer for employment law, Chambers Europe (2017)
  • Frequently recommended lawyer for employment law (restructuring), JUVE Handbook (2016/2017)
  • Recommended lawyer for employment law, Legal 500 Deutschland (2017)
  • "Andreas Butz wins over clients with his ‘aptitude and availability'", Legal 500 Deutschland (2017)
  • Praised for his "great expertise in restructuring", client in JUVE Handbook (2015/2016)