“Labor law has been my passion since I went to university. Why? Because labor law revolves around two exciting topics – people and economics. Each is significant in its own right but together you have life at its purest.”
Dr. Michael Tillmann was born in 1969. He studied law in Cologne, Heidelberg and Ferrara, Italy. His doctorate work, under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Herbert Kronke (Heidelberg/ Rome), dealt with German, Italian, and international labor law. Among others, Michael gained experience in the legal office of Professor Bettoni in Rome, Italy as well as in the Institute for International and Foreign Civil Law at the University of Cologne.
In 1998, he was admitted to the bar in Cologne. Following his initial professional experience in a renowned legal office in Cologne, Michael spent two years in the labor law department of the Cologne branch of an international law firm before he established his own legal office in January 2004.
Michael regularly publishes articles and lectures on labor law topics. He is a member of the German-Italian Lawyer’s Union. Michael is also active in the labor law and international law special interest groups in the German Bar Association.