Thomas Timmermans > Greenberg Traurig LLP > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

Greenberg Traurig LLP
Valley at Zuidas
Beethovenstraat 545
1083 HK

Work Department

Labor & Employment




Thomas Timmermans advises and represents national and international clients across a broad range of employment and employee benefits issues. His experience includes corporate governance, dismissals, large restructurings, employee representation, employee benefits (including remuneration within financial institutions), strategic employment issues and cross-border corporate law-related employment matters. Within these areas of law, Thomas has particular knowledge and experience in the field of board member terminations, outsourcing/transfer of undertakings (TUPE), works council consultation procedures, and incentives.

Thomas is active in the Dutch Association of Employment Lawyers (VAAN), the Dutch Association of Pension Lawyers (Vereniging van Pensioenjuristen), the Dutch Association of Employment Law (VvA) and the Association of Employment Lawyers Amsterdam (VAAA).

Employment law
Benefits and compensation
Restructurings, collective redundancies, and social plans
Employee representation (works council consultation / trade unions)
High-level exits
Outsourcings / Transfer of Undertaking (TUPE)
Employment litigation

Labor & Employment
Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG)

Admission to Practice
The Netherlands


Dutch, English, German


Member, Dutch Association of Employment Lawyers (VAAN)
Member, Association of Employment Law (VvA)
Member, Association of Employment Lawyers Amsterdam (VAAA)
Member, Association of Pension Lawyers (Vereniging van Pensioenjuristen)


Post Graduate Degree, Certified Pension Lawyer (CPL), Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 2019
Post Graduate Degree, Employment Law, Grotius Academy, 2011
LL.M., University of Utrecht, Faculty of Law, 2007

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Employment

The labour and employment team at Greenberg Traurig LLP, led by Thomas Timmermans, advises on a range of employment issues, including dismissals (both mass layoffs and high-level individual exits), employee incentive schemes, and the employment aspects of M&A and restructurings for an array of the firm’s corporate clients.