Lisa Wantzen

Senior Associate

Lisa advises national and international companies on all aspects of individual and collective labour law.
Her main focus areas are the financial sector and remuneration systems, as well as M&A transaction advice. Her work also includes the structuring and termination of employment and service relationships, the domestic and cross-border deployment of employees or external personnel and dealing with employee representatives in reorganisation measures following a transaction. In addition, she has extensive experience in litigation of labour court proceedings and the negotiation of termination agreements.


Pro bono

Recruitment of trainee lawyers as recruitment manager in the Employment & Benefits team

Published Work

  • Equal-pay claim of a works council member released from work in the case of hypothetical provision of staff? (published in German); in: Der Betrieb, 24/2021, p. 1341



Specialised Lawyer in Employment Law (Fachanwältin für Arbeitsrecht), Germany, 2024

Rechtsanwältin, Germany 2020


Second German Law Degree, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019

First German Law Degree, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2016

Bachelor of Science, Business Administration and Law, Germany, 2011

A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.