Peter Staudacher. Lawyer and Specialist Lawyer for Employment and Labour Law
(Rechtsanwalt und Fachanwalt für Arbeitsrecht)

Areas of Focus

Peter Staudacher has been advising clients in all areas of employment and labour law since 1988, both in contentious and non-contentious matters. The focus of his activity is providing ongoing advice to companies and project-related advice, e.g. in connection with restructurings, headcount reductions and negotiations with works councils and unions. Peter Staudacher is also experienced in advising management board members, managing directors and senior executives and is recommended nationwide, particularly with respect to drafting agreements and terminations of employment relationships, as well as enforcing and defending claims.

Clients, both companies and executives, appreciate his pragmatic and solution-oriented negotiating style, as well as his extensive experience in protecting their interests both in and out of court. He has many years of experience handling complex individual and class actions.


  • Lawyer and Specialist Lawyer for Employment and Labour Law
    (Rechtsanwalt und Fachanwalt für Arbeitsrecht)
  • Since 2012 Lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) and partner at Staudacher Arbeitsrecht., Munich
  • 1988-2012 Lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) and partner, Schmitt-Rolfes Faltermeier Staudacher, Munich
  • Worked as research fellow at the Max Planck Institute
    for Intellectual Property and Copyright Law in Munich
  • Law studies at Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich
  • Training as an industrial clerk at Siemens AG in Munich, Berlin and Bocholt


Peter Staudacher has been listed by the JUVE Handbook of Commercial Law Firms (“JUVE Handbuch Wirtschaftskanzleien”) for years as one of 13 lawyers in Germany for the list of leading names providing advice to management board members and senior executives (“Führende Berater für Führungskräfte”).

Peter Staudacher was included as a prominent expert in the ranking for lawyers specialized in employment law of the magazine WirtschaftsWoche and the firm received the award „TOP LAW FIRM 2023 in employment law“ (WirtschaftsWoche 12./15.05.2023).

According to a survey of FOCUS magazine (FOCUS SPEZIAL Germany’s top lawyers November/December 2013) Peter Staudacher belongs to the top employment lawyers.

Also, in “The Legal 500 Deutschland – Deutschlands führende Kanzleien” (“The Legal 500 Germany – Germany’s leading law firms”) Peter Staudacher is recommended regularly („legally brilliant…”).

Peter Staudacher has once again been selected by Who's Who Legal (WWL) as being among the highest-ranked Lawyer in WWL: Germany 2024 – Labour & Employment.

» Further References


  • Arbeitsgemeinschaft Arbeitsrecht im Deutschen Anwaltverein
  • ffa fachanwalt forum arbeitsrecht
  • Deutscher Arbeitsgerichtsverband e.V.
  • EELA European Employment Lawyers Association
  • Export-Club Bayern e.V.
  • Peutinger Collegium e.V.


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