Dr Michael Winkelmüller



Studied law in Bonn. 1997 first State examination, 2001 second State examination. Between 1997 and 2000 research assistant at the Chair for Public Law and European law in Bochum, from 2001 at the Chair for Science Law in Bonn. 2001 doctoral degree with Prof Dr Thomas von Danwitz, Bochum.

Joined the firm in 2001.


Public economic law, constitutional law, European law, in particular compliance, litigation and legislative practice in the areas of occupational health and safety law, health law, environmental law, and product safety law.

Recommended by Legal 500 in business administrative law. Listed by Best Lawyers/​Handelsblatt in “Germany's best lawyers 2022” in health law.

Member of the firm's management com­mittee.

Member of the Editorial Board of ARP Arbeitsschutz in Recht und Praxis at the publishing house C.H. Beck. Head of the working group “Technical Standardization” at the German Building Court Conference. 2016‑2017 Member of the Working Group “Standards in Construction” at the Federal Ministry of Construction.

2006‐2014 lecturer for administrative procedural law and public economic law at the German Lawyers' Academy, teaching at the European Summer Academies of the Gustav Stresemann Institute Bonn e. V. in Bonn, Brussels, and Luxembourg since 1998; 2010‑2015 trainer at IBR Seminare, Mannheim. In house seminars for companies, associations, and institutions.

Momentive Performance Materials GmbH, Legal advice and acting as counsel in compliance matters in the area of occupational health and safety and environmental protection law; Conradi + Kaiser Industries, Legal advice and acting as legal counsel before the European Commission, the European Chemicals Agency and national authorities in the area of product safety and chemicals regulatory law (REACH); Federal Ministry of the Interior, for Building and Home Affairs; Action brought by the Federal Republic of Germany against the European Commission before the European Court of First Instance involving product safety law / building law (implementation of the EU Construction Products Regulation); Kautex Textron GmbH & Co. KG, Legal advice and acting as counsel in the area of product safety law and law governing dangerous goods, product compliance and recall management.


Publications and numerous lectures on economic administration and EU law. Editor of Winkelmüller/​Felz/​Hussing, BeckOK Arbeitsschutzrecht. Editor of Eckart/​Winkelmüller, BeckOK Infektionsschutzrecht.



German, English, French

* member of the partnership with limited professional liability

Dr Michael Winkelmüller

Dr Michael Winkelmüller
specialist attorney for administrative law

T +49 228 72625‐157
F +49 228 72625‐99


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