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Angelika Pallwein-Prettner

partner, Dr., LL.M. (NYU)

Angelika Pallwein-Prettner is a partner in the firm's employment law team and has more than ten years of experience in representing employers in all fields of employment and labour law and in employment law proceedings in front of courts and authorities. Furthermore, she specialises in advising on data protection compliance and represents clients in proceedings before the data protection authority.

She focuses on

  • Employment litigation
  • Optimisation and implementation of working time models including shift schedules
  • Advice in connection with transfers of undertakings
  • Collective labour law questions
  • Shop agreements, negotiations of social plans and works council elections
  • Data protection matters, representation in connection with proceedings before data protection authority

Angelika is recognised by Legal 500 (EMEA Edition 2019) as a "Next Generation Partner" in the field of employment and is one of Chambers Global 2019's leading lawyers.

She began her career in 2005 as an associate at Binder Grösswang and was appointed Partner in 2015. She received her PhD from the University of Vienna (Dr.iur.) in 2004 and her postgraduate degree from New York University (LL.M.) in 2007. In 2018 Angelika co-authored and published a textbook on data protection which is released in a second edition (Jahnel/Pallwein-Prettner/Marzi, Datenschutzrecht, published by facultas Verlag) in the autumn of 2018.

She is a member of the European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA), the IBA (International Bar Association) and IT-law.

  • Advising employers in employment lawsuits, in particular with regard to damages claims against former executives and key personnel as well as proceedings against employees with special termination protection, challenge of works council elections, TUPE-cases
  • Advice regarding business transfers
  • Advice in connection with the revision and optimization of working time schemes including implementation of shift plans and representation in the proceedings before the competent arbitration body
  • Representation of clients in administrative criminal proceedings in connection with violations of employee protection provisions (in particular violations of working time rules, employee safety)
  • Advice and representation in connection with workforce reduction and social plans
  • Representation in connection with proceedings before the data protection authorities in particular regarding the implementation of whistleblowing hotlines, SAP solutions or video surveillance 
  • Advice and representation in court regarding competencies and the correct establishment of employee representation bodies 

Angelika Pallwein-Prettner is a partner in the firm's employment law team and has more than ten years of experience in representing employers in all fields of employment and labour law and in employment law proceedings in front of courts and authorities. Furthermore, she specialises in advising on data protection compliance and represents clients in proceedings before the data protection authority.

She focuses on

  • Employment litigation
  • Optimisation and implementation of working time models including shift schedules
  • Advice in connection with transfers of undertakings
  • Collective labour law questions
  • Shop agreements, negotiations of social plans and works council elections
  • Data protection matters, representation in connection with proceedings before data protection authority

Angelika is recognised by Legal 500 (EMEA Edition 2019) as a "Next Generation Partner" in the field of employment and is one of Chambers Global 2019's leading lawyers.

She began her career in 2005 as an associate at Binder Grösswang and was appointed Partner in 2015. She received her PhD from the University of Vienna (Dr.iur.) in 2004 and her postgraduate degree from New York University (LL.M.) in 2007. In 2018 Angelika co-authored and published a textbook on data protection which is released in a second edition (Jahnel/Pallwein-Prettner/Marzi, Datenschutzrecht, published by facultas Verlag) in the autumn of 2018.

She is a member of the European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA), the IBA (International Bar Association) and IT-law.

  • Advising employers in employment lawsuits, in particular with regard to damages claims against former executives and key personnel as well as proceedings against employees with special termination protection, challenge of works council elections, TUPE-cases
  • Advice regarding business transfers
  • Advice in connection with the revision and optimization of working time schemes including implementation of shift plans and representation in the proceedings before the competent arbitration body
  • Representation of clients in administrative criminal proceedings in connection with violations of employee protection provisions (in particular violations of working time rules, employee safety)
  • Advice and representation in connection with workforce reduction and social plans
  • Representation in connection with proceedings before the data protection authorities in particular regarding the implementation of whistleblowing hotlines, SAP solutions or video surveillance 
  • Advice and representation in court regarding competencies and the correct establishment of employee representation bodies 



Dr. Pallwein-Prettner completely understands our business and finds the optimum solution.

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