“Ms. Kempermann has conducted negotiations with the works council and union representatives on our behalf in 2019 to discontinue part of our production. Her binding negotiating style was greatly appreciated by all sides.”

Managing Director – German family business, heating technology

“Ms. Kempermann always gives advice at eye level. She does not lecture, but is part of our team.”

In-house lawyer, corporate headquarters – German family business, heating technology division

“We have held Ms. Kempermann in high esteem for years because of her pragmatic, cost-sensitive consulting style, her responsiveness and her excellent handling of our employee representatives.”

Head of labor law – provider of laboratory services

“We have been working with Maxi for 9 years or so on all employment law issues of our German subsidiary. Her strengths are her responsiveness, her clear communication style, her distinct understanding of our needs as a US-American company and her likeability. It is always a pleasure to work with her.”

Director and Senior Legal Counsel – International IT Group

“Ms. Kempermann is able to explain complicated labour law issues to personnel and managers in a way that is easy to understand. This is not a matter of course with lawyers.”

Head of personnel management – German family business, automotive supply and building services

“Ms Kempermann coordinates all international labor law issues for us. She has excellent connections and experience in working with foreign lawyers.”

Head of Labor Law – Telecommunications Company

“Ms. Kempermann was recommended to us as an expert in advising public companies. In the past, she has provided us with excellent support during a complex reorganization and we still regularly fall back on her when it comes to board and management issues.”

Head of Division Personnel – Health Insurance

“What I particularly appreciate in Ms. Kempermann is her empathy and cost awareness. The separation situation was difficult for me, but thanks to her transparent consulting style and her strategic skills, I always felt that I was in control of the situation.”

former COO – listed FinTech company


My range of advice covers the entire spectrum of labour law, from day-to-day HR business to complex restructurings.


I represent my clients in all instances of the labour courts, before authorities and in conciliation boards.


I advise foreign companies on issues concerning their German business activities and German companies on cross-border and international issues.

Language skills

I advise in German and English. I also speak Spanish, Italian and French.


I learned my trade in large full service law firms and the best specialised employment law firms in Germany.


Through my many years of working for international law firms I have been able to build up a worldwide network.

Maximiliane Kempermann

I am a specialist lawyer for employment law and founder of the employment law firm Kempermann Arbeitsrecht.

Cooperation partner


One-day seminar on the remuneration of managing directors and board members of public companies

The compensation of managing directors and board members of public companies is increasingly the subject of discussion in supervisory boards, the political arena and the public. This makes it all the more important to ensure that the terms and conditions of compensation and contracts are appropriate and balanced. The Kienbaum seminars on the remuneration of directors of public companies in Cologne, Berlin, and Munich provide you with the necessary tools based on our empirical research and our consulting practice.


Included in the list of “Germany’s Best Lawyers” for employment law (Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers, 2019)

The Legal 500

Recommended by The Legal 500, 2017






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