Axel Breinlinger

Axel Breinlinger

Of Counsel

Labor law

Axel Breinlinger specializes in German and European labor law in the private sector as well as in the public sector (municipalities and special purpose associations). His main areas of expertise include tort law and the general principle of equal treatment. He accompanies transfers of businesses and is very familiar with the influence of European directives on the handling of German labor law. Axel Breinlinger also advises on works constitution law/employee representation law on co-determination issues and heads conciliation board proceedings.

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  • Member of various art and cultural associations

Lecturer activities

  • Guest lecturer for employment law at the universities Bucerius Law School Hamburg, Humboldt University Berlin, University Bonn, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Justus Liebig University Gießen, University Passau, University Mannheim
  • Speaker at employers’ associations and trade unions as well as at numerous lawyers’ training courses (e.g. NZA annual conferences)
  • Of Counsel at ebl factum rechtsanwälte I notare, Frankfurt (since 2016)
  • Admission to the bar (2016)
  • Judge at the Federal Labor Court in Erfurt (2001 – 2015)
  • Presiding judge at the Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania State Labor Court with secondment to the Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania Ministry of Justice as in-house counsel (1995 – 2001)
  • Judge at the Offenbach Labor Court with secondments to the Federal Labor Court in Kassel and the Hessian State Labor Court (1982-1995)
  • Judge at Darmstadt Regional Court and Rüsselheim Local Court (1981 – 1982)
  • Trainee lawyer at Darmstadt Regional Court (since 1978)
  • Studied law and political science, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich and Philipps University Marburg
  • Born in Stuttgart
  • Author Nomos Commentary Overall labor law, § 613 a BGB (transfer of business)


Axel Breinlinger
Eschersheimer Landstraße 6
60322 Frankfurt am Main
T   069 / 74 74 9 - 120



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Axel Breinlinger

Further contact persons

Axel Weber
Labor law

Dr. Jürgen Breitenstein
Commercial and corporate law, Labor law

Ann-Charlotte Ebener
Insurance law, Labor law, Medical Law

Christian Beye
Commercial and corporate law, Labor law, Notary's office, Real estate law and law of succession

Dagmar Dexheimer
Labor law

Susanna Grichtmaier
Labor law