Andreas Butz

Rechtsanwalt (Lawyer), certified specialist in employment law, Partner

Employment & Pensions
Restructuring & Insolvency

Andreas Butz

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.


  • 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)


  • 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


  • Lectures regularly on the following topics:
  • Current developments in labour law
  • Outsourcing (restructuring cases)
  • Dissolution of collective bargaining agreements