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Daniela Krömer

Co-Head of the CMS Employment & Pensions Group

CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz
Rechtsanwälte GmbH
Gauermanngasse 2
1010 Vienna
Languages German, English, Spanish, French

Daniela Krömer is a lawyer specialising in employment law and European law. She has been a member of the employment law team at CMS since 2013 and since 2023 she is Co-Head of the CMS Employment & Pensions Group. In this position, she jointly leads an international team of 280 lawyers.
In addition to providing standard employment law advice, she also focuses on assisting clients with European employment law issues, such as the cross-border use of labour, especially in the area of wage and social dumping, as well as equal treatment issues. 

Before joining CMS, she was a university assistant at the Institute for Labour and Social Law at the University of Vienna. Her focus was on European labour law. 
Daniela Krömer has authored several labour law publications in both German and English and also lectures in her field of expertise as part of the LL.M. programme in European and International Business Law at the University of Vienna.

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Memberships & Roles

  • Austrian Bar Association
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Awards & Rankings

  • Rising Stars, Legal 500, 2020.
  • Award for best Advocate General at the European Law Moot Court, 2008.
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  • University of Vienna
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CMS NewsMonitor Employment Law | Implementation of the Transparency Directive
CMS NewsMonitor Employment Law  | Episode 32
CMS Employment Snack | Arbeitsrecht und Datenschutz – eine Stan­dortbestim­mung
CMS Employment Snack
Close the Gap – How the Pay Transparency Directive impacts HR work
CMS NewsMonitor Employment Law | Episode 31
CMS Employment Snack | Close the Gap – wie die Lohntrans­par­en­zricht­linie...
Veröffentlicht am 05.03.2024Der Gender Pay Gap reduziert sich nach wie vor nur langsam. Mit der Lohntrans­par­en­zricht­linie soll das Tempo beschleunigt werden. Dies ist mit rechtlich bedeutenden Änderungen und Fallstricken für die tägliche HR-Arbeit ver­bunden. Un­sere Arbeitsrecht- und Gleich­be­hand­lung­s­ex­per­tinnen Andrea Potz und Daniela Krömer sprechen gemeinsam mit Christoph Wolf über beschränkte Fragerechte in Be­w­er­bung­s­prozessen, klare Konsequenzen bei fehlenden Entgeltberichten und die rechtlichen Konsequenzen, wenn der Gender Pay Gap im Unternehmen nicht kleiner wird.  Themen   Auskunfts- und Fragerechte in Be­w­er­bung­s­prozessen­In­form­a­tion­sp­f­licht­en während dem laufenden Arbeits­ver­hält­nis(fehlende) Entgeltberichte und ihre rechtlichen Fol­genSozi­al­part­ner­schaft­liche En­t­gelt­be­w­er­tun­gRechts­durch­set­zung und Strafen
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CMS NewsMonitor Employment Law | Episode 30
No more time-barring of accumulated annual leave?
CMS NewsMonitor Employment Law  | Episode 29
CMS Expert Guide to employment issues in M&A transactions
Effectively addressing employment law issues is pivotal in ensuring the success of a transfer. While the intricacies and challenges of employment law vary based on the specific transaction, overlooking...
Employment, restructuring & insolvency – What happens when something happens
CMS NewsMonitor Employment Law  | Episode 28
What to consider in case of a strike
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CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz receives the Woman in Law Award 2023 for best Law...
12 October 2023 We are delighted to receive the Women in Law Award for Best Law Firm 2023, which confirms our ongoing commitment to diversity and equality in the legal industry. Our efforts to promote gender diversity, create a fair and inclusive working environment, and support initiatives such as the Ladies League have enriched our culture. Our CMS Diversity and Inclusion charter as well as our internal initiatives reflect our passion to promote women and diversity and to create an inclusive legal industry. We are grateful for this recognition and look forward to a future that is even more diverse, inclusive and sus­tain­able.    Spe­cial thanks to Future-Law, Women in Law Austria and the Association of Austrian Corporate Lawyers - VUJ for the award and to our Ladies League team: Denisa Brighton, Daniela Karollus-Bruner, Daniela Krömer, Jelena Nushol Fijačko, Andrea Potz, Maria Orlyk, Nedzida Sa­li­hovic-Whalen, Gabriela Staber, Marija Tesic and Döne Yalçın.
Whistleblower protection and reporting channels in Austria
1. Is there a law on whistleblowing in your country? Yes, this law is the Act on the Procedure and Protection in Case of Reports of Legal Violations in certain areas of law (also known as the Whistleblower...