FacultyFaculty/Author Profile
Dr. Thomas Müller-Bonnani

Dr. Thomas Müller-Bonnani

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

Düsseldorf, DEU

Dr Thomas Müller-Bonanni LL.M. is a partner with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and the firm's head of the German speaking Employment Pensions and Benefits practice group. His practice covers the full range of labor and employment law with a special focus on mass lay-offs, restructurings, and mergers & acquisitions. Thomas has also broad experience in advising on remuneration systems including stock options. He furthermore represents regularly major German and international corporates in senior executive matters.

Recent work

His recent work includes advising Porsche on their conversion into a European Stock Corporation, ThyssenKrupp on the restructuring and sale of their shipyards business, E.ON on their group-wide restructuring program p2w and Weight Watchers on a reorganization of their sales organization.


Thomas is a regular lecturer at HR specialist seminars, both at national and international level, and author of numerous legal publications. Inter alia, Thomas is a co-editor of the American Bar Association's Practitioner's Guide to International Employment Law. He is also an author in a leading German handbook on labor and employment law and a handbook on international corporations.

Additional information

Thomas received his legal education at the universities of Cologne, Germany, Geneva and Lausanne, Switzerland. He holds an LL.M. degree of New York University and was a scholar of the German Academic Exchange service.


  • twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • YouTube
  • RSS

All Contents Copyright © 1996-2018 Practising Law Institute. Continuing Legal Education since 1933.

© 2018 PLI PRACTISING LAW INSTITUTE. All rights reserved. The PLI logo is a service mark of PLI.