Dr. Ulrike Conradi joined the Berlin office of Ogletree Deakins in 2015 as a partner. Since 2019, she has been the managing partner of Ogletree Deakins’ Berlin office. Ulrike advises companies and the public sector on all employment related matters, especially those relating to redundancies, restructurings, merger and acquisitions and privatizations. Her tasks include advising on the conclusion of collective agreements with works councils and unions in particular settlement of interests agreements and social plans, mass dismissals and employee benefits as well as post-merger integrations and harmonization of work conditions.
In addition Ulrike is an expert in pension law as well as in all compensation and benefit matters. She advises employers with regard to the implementation, modification, harmonization and closure of company pension plans as well as pension adjustments, the transfer of pension commitments and expectancies. Finally, Ulrike is highly experienced in pension litigation. In 2019, Ulrike and her team achieved a fundamental victory before the German Federal Labor Court (Bundesarbeitsgericht) confirming the integration of employees transferring to a new employer in the pension plan of the purchaser with lower benefits after a merger.
She has published several articles on employment law topics and regularly gives talks and facilitates seminars on employment issues. Ulrike is a Client Choice Award Winner 2018 in the category “Employment and Benefits” for Germany.
Before joining Ogletree Deakins she worked in the Berlin office of Baker& McKenzie.
Ulrike Conradi speaks English and French proficiently.