Dr. Jens Ginal

Attorney | Partner
Certified Attorney for labor law

Location: Berlin

T: +49 30 5093235-0

Main Focus Areas
  • Advice on day-to-day personnel work and support in all labor law issues
  • Labor law support for digital transformation processes
  • Advice and representation in restructuring, transactions and operational changes, both in individual and collective labor law
  • Advice on sports labor law
  • Germany-wide representation in all types of proceedings before the labor courts

  • German
  • English
Education and Career

2012 – 2022

Weitnauer Rechtsanwälte, Berlin, Partner


Certified attorney for labor law


Doctorate under Prof. Dr. Burkhard Boemke at the University of Leipzig

2008 – 2012

Associate at Steinkühler - Kanzlei für Arbeitsrecht und Gesellschaftsrecht, Berlin

2006 – 2008

Junior lawyership at OLG Darmstadt

2001 – 2006

Law studies at the University of Mannheim

Publications (sample selection)
  • Co-author of Weitnauer, Handbook Venture Capital, 7th edition, C.H. Beck-Verlag, Munich 2022, i.a. regarding digitization of the application process, electronic applicant management, robot recruiting, crowdworking.
  • Transfer of business and succession of orders – abandonment of the criterion of operating resources? (with Alexander Raif), GWR 2021
  • Right to strike- the year 2020 brings new insights (with Alexander Raif), ArbRAktuell 2020
  • “Jump in” – making employee deployment more flexible through on-call work (with Alexander Raif), ArbR Aktuell 2020
  • The labor law consequences of betting manipulation in the field of professional football, Verlag Dr. Kovac, Leipzig 2013
Teaching Activities
  • Lectureship for labor and civil law at Fresenius University, Berlin