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  • Christoph Dänzer-Vanotti
  • Christoph Dänzer-Vanotti

Of Counsel
daenzer-vanotti@pwwl.de
+49 (0) 211 52 87 45-0
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Christoph Dänzer-Vanotti contributes with his long standing professional experience as a presiding judge at the Labor Court of Oberhausen as well as an executive to Pusch Wahlig Legal. He advises our clients especially in the field of restructurings, compliance and collective labor agreements. He also contributes to expand the client base of Pusch Wahlig Workplace Law.

In his management positions, Mr. Dänzer-Vanotti’s core theme was the filed of human resources. His expertise includes the labor and employment law aspects of M&A transactions. Christoph Dänzer-Vanotti has negotiated numerous employment and termination agreements with senior and top executives. Another field of his expertise is the development of remuneration schemes for the management board as well as the negotiation of collective labor agreements and social plans.

Language skills: German, English, French
Location: Düsseldorf

  • Career

    born in Freiburg im Breisgau

    1976-1981
    Graduate Studies at the University of Bonn

    1979-1984
    Research assistant to the Member of the German Parliament Manfred Schmidt

    1981-1984
    Compulsory legal training in Cologne

    1984-1985
    Judge at the Labor Court of Oberhausen

    1986-1991
    In-house Legal Counsel, then Head of “Labour and Social Law”, legal issues of co-determination; RAG Führungsgesellschaft, holder of commercial power of attorney

    1987
    Admission to the German Bar Association

    1991-1996
    Managing Director, RAG Umwelt GmbH

    1997-1999
    Member of the Board at EDELHOFF AG & CO

    1999-2005
    Member of the Board at RAG Coal International AG

    2005-2006
    Member of the Board at E.ON Ruhrgas AG

    2006-2010
    Member of the Board at E.ON AG

    since 2010
    Lawyer and Member of several supervisory boards of large corporations:
    Supervisory board RWE Generation SE
    Supervisory board RWE Power AG
    Advisory board STEAG GmbH
    Supervisory board Deutsche Bahn AG (until 2015)
    Board of Trustees RAG Stiftung (until 2017)
    Advisory board Reinhard-Mohn-Institut (until 2015)

    2014
    of Counsel at Pusch Wahlig Workplace Law

  • Publications

  • Awards / Activities

    • Teaching position at ISM