Küttner Attorneys at Law

Our Profile

Küttner Attorneys at Law, founded in 1973, has been in business for over 45 years. Küttner was one of the first firms exclusively specialized in employment law. Today it is one of the most prestigious employment law firms in Germany.

Since its founding, Küttner stands for the successful combination of being rooted in our region, having built and maintained longstanding personal relationships with our clients, all the while being known for providing the highest level of employment law advice, counsel and representation. In the representation of our clients, we always have an eye toward what is economically feasible, our focus is to draft value-added solutions for our clients. We do not provide disengaged, isolated legal advice, our goal is to involve our clients in identifying and implementing mutually defined objectives and provide clear solutions to our joint defined objectives. As such, maintaining personal relationships with company decision-makers is of the utmost importance. This is the only way we can achieve our objective of providing consequential sound, economically optimized, achievable legal solutions. As a member of the Integrated Advisory Group, it would be our pleasure to provide you with advice, counsel and representation in international legal matters.

Attorneys and Staff at Küttner

This is achieved by our 19 attorneys, who are not only known for their excellent legal qualifications and specialized knowledge, entrepreneurial and business acumen, but more specifically for their ability to independently develop and provide client-specific solutions, based on the close relationships they have actively sought and developed with their clients over time.

At Küttner, you will not be left wondering who is working on your case, we do not have attorneys who never leave the office, who you only know through their name on a faceless monthly invoice. Küttner stands for seasoned, experienced attorneys, who as a member of a team or in their own right, will provide you the best possible advice, counsel and representation for all of your employment law needs. We offer our clients single- and multi-day employment law trainings and company- and topic-specific coaching on a regular basis.

Learn more about our Attorneys:

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  • Richmodstraße 8
  • D-50667 Cologne

Our Clients

Our longstanding client base is made up of numerous German and international companies from virtually all industries and sectors, ranging from international groups, medium-sized enterprises to smaller companies.

  • Automobile and Commercial Vehicle Industry
  • Banking and Insurance Companies
  • Technology, Media and Telecommunications
  • Chemical Industry
  • Health Care
  • The Public Sector
  • Industrial Production and Manufacturing
  • Trade and Services
  • Transportation and Logistics
  • Foundations and Non-Profit-Organizations

In addition, we also represent boards, board members, managing directors, executives and works councils.

Our References

Küttner is listed in all national and international compendiums (JUVE, Legal 500, Chambers Europe etc.) as well as in the business press (Manager Magazin, Wirtschaftswoche, Focus, Handelsblatt etc.) as one of the leading employment law firms in Germany.

Of particular note, Küttner is the recipient of the JUVE Award 2010 as the Employment Law Firm of the Year. Please refer to our references:


Highly regarded for its experience representing senior executives in individual mandates. Principal focus lies in restructuring and outsourcing, with further expertise advising on whistle-blowing hotlines and sexual harassment claims. Also acts on bonus schemes and employee data protection matters, and often represents companies in employment law disputes and social plan negotiations.
Chambers 2019

Weiterhin sehr präsent zeigte sich diese im Arbeitsrecht häufig empfohlene Spezialkanzlei (…). Beeindruckend ist dabei, wie stark die junge Generation im Markt wahrgenommen wird (…).
JUVE Handbuch Wirtschaftskanzleien 2017

Die 'herausragende' Boutique Küttner Rechtsanwälte in Köln punktet mit 'sehr kurzen Reaktionszeiten' und 'hohen Fachkenntnissen'.
Legal 500 Deutschland 2019
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