Andrea Kraatz

Specialist attorney in labor law

Born 1979 in Greifswald


  • Law studies at the University of Potsdam
  • Legal clerkship District Court Frankfurt/Oder
  • Specialist in labor law

Professional experience

  • 2008: Attorney at law Kanzlei Dreißiger (associate)
  • 2008 – : Speaker on labor and works council constitution law for the Institut für Betriebsratsfortbildung (ifb) and for Industriegewerkschaft Bergbau ChemieEnergie (IG BCE)
  • 2011: Specialist attorney qualification in labor law
  • 2011: Associate attorney Kanzlei Nieber – Artejura Partnerschaftsgesellschaft
  • 2014 – : Speaker for the training of personnel administrators at the Brandenburgische Kommunalakademie (BKA)

Practice areas: 
Labor law, works council constitution law, staff representation law

Foreign languages: English

Many years of experience as attorney and lecturer with a focus on labor and works council constitution law. Close cooperation with the DGB trade unions [northeast region of Industriegewerkschaft Bergbau, Chemie, Energie (IG BCE), ver.di, GEW, NGG].

  • Preparation of seminar plans
  • Lecturer at the Institut zur Fortbildung von Betriebsräten (ifb)
  • Individual advising of employees, staff and works councils
  • Facilitating judgment and decision-making procedures
  • Preparation and consulting in facilitating conciliation boards
  • Publications on

Her work for both employees and employers adds depth to her understanding of the processes and exigencies of consulting and representing works councils. This makes it possible to offer individualized and comprehensive consulting that is essential to the long-term assertion of interests. The objective is to unambiguously identify the aims of the client, to consistently convey an outward impression of exclusive and close coordination with the clientele and to always be available to handle the client inquiries.

Andrea Kraatz (secretary)
Fon +49 (30) 236 258 960
Fax  +49 (30) 236 258 969