Contact data

Phone: +49 211 600500-404

Fax: +49 211 600500-91



Dr Sebastian Schröder

Specialist lawyer for employment law


  • Employment law
  • Data protection law

Dr Schröder advises national and international companies as well as Executives on all employment law related legal matters. He represents his clients out-of-court as well as in employment law court proceedings, if necessary. As a former in-house legal counsel in a DAX group company, Dr Schröder has considerable deep knowledge of internal processes in connection with employment law matters from a company and HR perspective.
His key practice focus is the constant employment law advice of companies, preparation and execution of separation processes as well as supporting companies during restructuring measures.


Recent work

  • Constant employment law advice of food industry companies
  • Constant employment law advice of metal branch company, especially in works constitution matters
  • Management and Executive representation
  • Representation of medical company in a Federal Labour Court proceeding


Further qualifications and memberships

  • Employment law seminars for HR staff
  • Author of juris Employment law PraxisReport
  • Member of German Employment Lawyers’ Association
  • Member of German - Japanese Employment Law Society
  • Member of German Labour Court Association
  • Member and Regional Coordinator of Völklinger Kreis

Publications (in German)



  • Law studies at University of Cologne, 2004 to 2008
  • Legal clerkship in Hamburg, Berlin and London, 2011 to 2013
  • Employment law Doctorate at University of Cologne, 2011
  • Attorney since 2013, joined Kapellmann in 2017