international employment law firm alliance L&E Global
  • Admitted to the German Bar Association
  • Certified labour and employment law specialist (2002)
  • University of Manitoba (Canada) (B.A., 1990)
  • Free University of Berlin (First Legal State Exam, 1995)
  • Higher Regional Court of Berlin (Second State Exam, 1998)

Mr. Wahlig was listed by “Best Lawyers“ in 2009 and 2010 as one of the recommended employment law specialists in Germany.


Mr. Wahlig regularly publishes on a variety of employment and work law topics; such as:

  • Operational dismissal vs. short-time work, co-author, NZA – Neue Zeitschrift für Arbeitsrecht, June 2010
  • A Matter of Proportionality: Dismissals for operational reasons only after short-time work?, co-author, Arbeit und Arbeitsrecht – Die Zeitschrift für das Personal-Management, January 2010
  • Prioritising Part-time Employees, Financial Times Deutschland, 20th March 2007
  • The End of Commuting, Financial Times Deutschland, 13th February 2007
  • Working Time Credit During Insolvency, DZWiR 09/2000
Pusch Wahlig Workplace Law

Thomas Wahlig

+49 302 062 9530
Berliner Freiheit 2
Beisheim Center
+49 302 062 9530
German, English, Spanish

Thomas Wahlig focuses on the representation of national and international companies on all work law related matters including restructurings, acquisitions and the transfer of undertaking.

Mr. Wahlig has particular experience in collective labour law issues especially with negotiations for reconciliation of interest and social plans. He also has broad expertise regarding pension law related matters and in the design and verification of employment contracts and restrictive covenant clauses. In addition, he represents employers as well as executives in complex arbitration and litigation procedures.

Furthermore, Mr. Wahlig regularly advises on numerous collective bargaining issues.

He is also specialized in anti-discrimination law and compliance issues.

Publications from Germany