Markus Tonjann

Partner / specialist lawyer for labor law

Employment Law

Markus Tönjann | ebl esch & kramer
Lawyers Düsseldorf

Speditionstrasse 17
40221 Düsseldorf

Tel: +49 (0) 211 60 22 40 - 0
Fax: +49 (0) 211 60 22 40 - 22


German, English

In addition to national and international companies, Markus Tönjann also advises board members, managing directors, executives, employees and works councils on all questions of labor law in and out of court. His main areas of activity include the drafting of company agreements, termination and employment contracts as well as advice in connection with the termination of employment and service contracts. Another focus of his work is the labor law support of restructurings and the representation of companies and works councils in negotiations on reconciliation of interests and social plan. Markus Tönjann publishes regularly on labor law topics and he appears as a speaker at labor law seminars and in-house training courses.

Professional development

  • Since 2012 partner in the law firm ebl esch & kramer rechtsanwälte
  • Since 2010 lawyer at ESCH & KRAMER Rechtsanwälte
  • Since 2005 specialist lawyer for labor law
  • 2002 - 2010 lawyer in the law firm Wurll Klein, Düsseldorf
  • 2001 - 2002 worked for the law firm Gina Barbieri Attorneys in Durban, South Africa

Other activities

  • Lectures and training courses in all areas of labor law
  • Participation in the corporate succession network of the Ministry of Economics, Medium-Sized Enterprises and Energy of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia

Main areas of activity

  • Advice on labor law for employers, board members, managing directors, executives, employees and works councils, advice to the public sector, for example on issues relating to the transfer of companies according to Section 613a of the German Civil Code (BGB)
  • Negotiations of reconciliation of interests and social plans, advice in the area of ​​labor law problems in connection with company succession, exit negotiations in disputes relating to protection against dismissal


  • Admitted to the bar in 2002
  • 2nd state examination in 2002
  • Studied in Münster
  • apprenticeship as Banker


  • Born in 1971
  • Married, 3 children


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