BERLIN – July 1, 2024 – Ogletree Deakins, one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management, is expanding its footprint to Southern Germany with the addition of Dr. Martin Greßlin, who joins as a partner based in Munich. Dr. Greßlin arrives at Ogletree Deakins from SKW Schwarz, where he was a partner and previously led the firm’s employment law department.

Since 2007, Dr. Greßlin has served as a trusted and skilled advisor to employers in a range of industries, in particular the logistics, IT, and technology sectors. He counsels companies on myriad employment law issues, both in and out of court. Dr. Greßlin’s practice particularly focuses on restructurings and mass dismissals, outsourcing, company transactions, and collective employment law matters. In addition, he has strong expertise in company pension schemes.

“Establishing a presence in a global business hub like Munich allows Ogletree Deakins to fulfill our Client Pledge and meet our clients where they are,” said Liz Washko, managing shareholder of Ogletree Deakins. “Martin’s wealth of experience and deep knowledge of the local business market make him a natural fit to lead our charge into Southern Germany.”

“Martin is a well-respected and talented lawyer with an established presence in Munich. He’s worked closely with Berlin partner Dr. Martin Römermann for many years, and we feel confident that his impeccable work standards and zealous approach to client service will be an immediate benefit to clients with operations in the region,” said Dr. Ulrike Conradi, Berlin office managing partner.

Dr. Greßlin is well-decorated, having been named in The Best Lawyers in Germany™ guide three times and as a recommended lawyer in the JUVE Handbook and Leader League ranking. He earned his Doctorate degree, summa cum laude, from the University of Freiburg.

About Ogletree Deakins
Ogletree Deakins is one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management in all types of employment-related legal matters. Premier client service, as outlined in the firm’s Client Pledge, is one of the firm’s top priorities and a cornerstone of its core values. Best Law Firms® has named Ogletree Deakins a “Law Firm of the Year” for 13 consecutive years. In the 2024 edition, the publication named Ogletree Deakins its “Law Firm of the Year” in the Employment Law – Management category. Ogletree Deakins has 1000 attorneys located in 56 offices across the United States and in Europe, Canada, and Mexico. The firm represents a diverse range of clients, including many of the Fortune 50 companies in the U.S.


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