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Dr. Thomas Koeppen

Attorney-at-Law, LL.M., Certified Specialist in Labor Law

Thomas Koeppen has been practicing law since 2005. His specialty is labor law, with particular focus on employee and German Works Council representation. He additionally advises in commercial and civil law matters.

Dr. Koeppen is a certified labor law specialist. He studied in Berlin, Lausanne and Edinburgh and obtained his doctorate at Humboldt University in Berlin, writing his dissertation on the legal limits of employer monitoring of e-mail and internet use in the workplace.

During his legal training he spent a number of years abroad, including a stint at the United Nations in Geneva as well as at renowned commercial law firms in Paris and New York. He obtained his LL.M. in labor law at the University of Edinburgh. Thomas Koeppen was a lawyer at Noerr LLP from 2006 until 2008. Afterwards he was an attorney and equity partner at the labor law firm Pfüger Rechtsanwälte GmbH until founding KPN Legal.

In addition to his work at KPN Legal, Thomas Koeppen is associate Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Enerparc AG, one of the largest solar power plant producers in the world. He was president of the Lions Club Hessischer Löwe from 2012 through 2013.

He is a member of the Association of Hessian Labor Law Specialists. In the Juve Handbook 2013/2014 he is named as a frequently recommended labor law lawyer for employees and German Works Councils.

He advises in both German and English.