• Heidelberg


Phone +49 6221 3113-62
Fax +49 6221 3113-11

Fields of Activity

  • Labour Law

Ruth-Ellen Unruh


  • Born in 1962
  • Studies of Law with the University of Heidelberg
  • 1994 admitted to the German bar and from the outset, focus on labour law and all related fields of law
  • Since 1995 Consultant in labour law (nationwide)
  • 2000 Specialist attorney for labour law
  • Since 2007 Attorney at Tiefenbacher Rechtsanwälte
  • Since 2014 certified data protection officer
  • Since 2016 Partner attorney for labour law of the Kfz-Gewerbe Baden-Württemberg
  • 2018 Successful participation in the coach and consultant training of WTM Management Consulting GmbH

Fields of Activity

  • Labour Law
    • Comprehensive advice on labour law from employment contract to certificate
    • Settlement and termination agreements, including the associated social and tax law problems, in particular for executives and managing directors
    • Labour law issues relating to the compatibility of family and career (e.g. part-time work, parental leave, care time, family care time)
    • Procedural representation under labour law of any kind (e.g. dismissal law disputes, AGG and remuneration actions, resolution procedures under works constitutional law)
    • Drafting and negotiation of works agreements as well as reconciliation of interests/social plans and (house) collective agreements
    • Advice and support on corporate restructuring and transfers of undertakings
    • Support of personnel departments in their day-to-day business under labour law as well as in project work (e.g. introduction of new remuneration systems, duty roster design)
    • Individually adapted seminars/workshops for companies and executives


  • Arbeitsgemeinschaft Arbeitsrecht at DAV
  • Arbeitsrechtlicher Gesprächskreises Heidelberg

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