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Nadine Absenger

Nadine Absenger

born 1975
nationality: German

Current positions

since 2017Head of the legal department, DGB National Executive Board, Berlin
since 2015Lawyer (of counsel), lawyer‘s office absengeranwaelte, Wuppertal

Professional experience

2011–2018Several lectureships at the law faculties of the Universities Düsseldorf and Hamburg
2012–2017Hans Böckler Foundation, Düsseldorf
Head of department, Institute of Economic and Social Research (WSI)
Head of unit Labour and Social Law, Institute of Economic and Social Research (WSI)
2010–2015Lawyer, schwegler rechtsanwälte
Lawyer’s office for labour law, Düsseldorf
2014Visiting professor, University Hamburg, Faculty of Business, Economics and Social Sciences
2010Research assistant, Hugo Sinzheimer Institute of Labour Law, Frankfurt/Main
2007–2010Trainee lawyer (Rechtsreferendarin), practical legal training, Düsseldorf
2006–2009Research assistant, Institute of Economic and Social Research (WSI), Hans Böckler Foundation, Düsseldorf


 Study of law, doctorate (Dr. iur.)

Board memberships

Statutory supervisory boards

  • Deutsche Börse AG, Frankfurt/Main (publicly listed company), Member of the Supervisory Board since 16 May 2018