Dr. Ulrike Conradi

Partner/Certified Specialist for Employment Law Berlin

Dr. Ulrike Conradi joined the Berlin office of Ogletree Deakins in 2015 as a partner. She advises companies and the public sector on all employment related matters, especially those relating to redundancies, restructurings, merger and acquisitions and privatizations. Her tasks include advising on the conclusion of collective agreements with works councils and unions in particular settlement of interests agreements and social plans, mass dismissals and employee benefits.

In addition Ulrike is an expert in pension law as well as in all compensation and benefit matters. She advises employers with regard to the implementation, modification, harmonization and closure of company pension plans as well as pension adjustments, the transfer of pension commitments and expectancies. Finally, Ulrike is highly experienced in pension litigation.

She has published several articles on employment law topics and regularly gives talks and facilitates seminars on employment issues. Ulrike is a Client Choice Award Winner 2018 in the category “Employment and Benefits” for Germany.

Before joining Ogletree Deakins she worked in the Berlin office of Baker& McKenzie.

Ulrike Conradi speaks English and French proficiently.


Experience

  • Advising national and international clients on all aspects of German employment and labor law, contentious and non-contentious
  • Advising clients on matters relating to redundancies, restructurings, merger and acquisitions, and privatizations
  • Advising clients in all compensation and benefit matters (i.e. company pension plans,  pension adjustments, transfer of pension commitments and expectancies)
  • Expert in pension litigation
  • Employment law litigation before all German Labor Courts

Professional Activities and Speeches

Professional Activities:

  • Membership at the German Bar Association (“DAV/Berliner Anwaltsverein”)
  • Membership at the Institute for Labour Law Berlin and Bochum e.V. (“Institut für Arbeitsrecht Berlin und Bochum e.V.”)
  • Membership at the ABA - national working group for company pension schemes (ABA - Arbeitsgemeinschaft für betriebliche Altersversorgung e.V.“)

Speeches:

  • Central Association for Bakery Trade (Zentralverband Bäckereihandwerk) - ''The New Company Pension Law - An Overview of the Essential Innovations'' - Berlin - April 2018
  • Ogletree Deakins Breakfast Briefing - ''German Employment Law - The Challenges and how to overcome them'' - London - February 2018
  • Institute for Labour Law Berlin and Bochum e.V. - ''The new company pension law'' - Berlin - February 2018
  • Labor and Employment Counsel Exclusive - ''Emerging Issues on Borders, Compliance, Data, and Elections for European Operations'' - Boca Raton - November 10, 2017
  • Ogletree Deakins Corporate Counsel Exclusive - ''Emerging Issues on Borders, Compliance, Data, and Elections for European Operations'' - Boca Raton - November 2017
  • Ogletree Deakins Webinar - ''Pay Equity: A European Perspective'' - June 2017
  • Ogletree Deakins After-Work-Shop - ''The New Fee Transparency Act 2017'' - Berlin - June 2017
  • Ogletree Deakins Workplace Strategies Seminar - ''A Tale of Two Cities . . . or Four or Ten: Best Practices For Structuring International Assignments'' - San Diego - May 04, 2017
  • Ogletree Deakins Workplace Strategies Seminar - ''A Tale of Two Cities ... or Four or Ten: Best Practices For Structuring International Assignments'' - San Diego - May 2017
  • Ogletree Deakins After-Work-Shop - ''Update Labour Law - Outlook 2017 - Current Legislative Changes and Latest Case Law'' - Berlin - December 2016
  • Ogletree Deakins Webinar - ''German Works Councils - Fundamentals of German Employment Law'' - December 2016
  • Ogletree Deakins Workplace Strategies Seminar - ''Discrimination in the Global Workplace: Strategies for International Employers'' - Chicago - May 2016
  • German Bar Association (DAV) - ''Company Pension Scheme - Risks and Options'' - Berlin - March 2016
  • Ogletree Deakins After-Work-Shop in cooperation with Ebner Stolz - ''Company pension scheme - risks and design options'' - Berlin - May 2015

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Media Quotes

January 2016 - American Lawyer - "Focus Europe: BERLIN’S BOOMING LABOR LAW MARKET"

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