Stefan Koeck


Stefan Koeck


+43 1 494 63 63

Stefan Koeck is a partner at Greindl & Köck since 2017

Activities and career:

  • Adjunct faculty member of the University of Vienna, School of Law (lecturer 1982-1989 and since 2015; Professor since 2018); ; Lecturer at the Vienna University of Economics and Business (2012-2019) and at Sigmund Freud Private University Vienna (since 2019)
  • Co-editor of Zeitschrift für Arbeitsrecht und Sozialrecht (Austrian journal of labor and social law (since 2016)
  • With Greindl & Köck since 2017
  • Member of the European Employment Lawyers Association and the Austrian Society for Labor Law and Social Law
  • Partner at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (1995-2017)
  • Licensed as Austrian lawyer since 1993
  • Associate at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, Brussels (1992).
  • Research and teaching assistant at the Institute for Labor Law and Social Law of the University of Vienna (1982-1989)
  • Master’s degree at Northwestern University School of Law (LL.M., 1986)
  • Legal studies at the University of Vienna (Mag iur., 1985, Dr. Iur., 1989)

Practice Areas:

  • Employment law
  • Corporate Law, M & A

Recent mandates:

  • Representation of the employer side in front of the Austrian Supreme Court in a collective procedure (pursuant to § 54 (2) ASGG) concerning interpretation issues of pay increases in collective agreements
  • Advising two subsidiaries of the Austrian Federal Government with respect to the risks from, and the potential reform of, the company pension plan
  • Negotiation of a Social Plan following the almost-complete closure of a company in Austria, including the representation before the Reconciliation Board.
  • Company-side advice on the avoidance of risks of unintended leasing of employee in national and international contexts, including the creation of contract modules and checklists
  • Advising an Austrian listed company with respect to contractual matters with its Executive Board members and the representation of employees on the Supervisory Board
  • Negotiation of the separation agreement between the CEO and a listed company

Languages: German (mother tongue), English