Osserstr. 50
D-81679 München

Tel.: 0228-98509-51
Email: t.marquardt@schmitzknoth.de



Born 1957 in Bad Oldesloe

Military service with the pioneers (lieutenant in the reserve)

Studied law in Kiel (and preliminary diploma in economics), Guildford/University of Surrey (General Studies/DAAD) and Bonn (1st state examination).

Legal clerkship and 2nd state examination in North Rhine-Westphalia; dr legal 1999 (Christian Albrechts University of Kiel).

1987 to 2003 Deutsche Bank AG, trainee, credit/corporate customer business (Frankfurt/Main, Bonn, Cologne), various management functions in human resources nationally and internationally (Leipzig, Singapore/Hong Kong, Frankfurt/Main).

2003 to 2022 Infineon Technologies AG, Munich, Global Head of Human Resources (including responsibility for Labor Relations and Labor Law); from 04/2020 Senior Advisor to the CEO & SVP Human Resources.

Since 2021 Attorney, Of Counsel at Schmitz Knoth Rechtsanwälte; Member of the RAK Munich.

Labor law (individual and collective law)/work environment (personnel & organization), compliance, corporate governance, commercial and corporate law, civil law

Since 2004 Goinger Kreis – Zukunft Personal und Arbeit e.V. (founding and board member, speaker 2015 – 2022)

Advice group The Values ​​Commission Initiative Values ​​Conscious Leadership e.V., Bonn

Advisory Board Institute for Employment and Employability (ibe), Ludwigshafen

Mentor Deutsche Sporthilfe/Wertestiftung, Frankfurt/Main

Advisory Board Manpower GmbH & Co KG (2011-2015)

Advisory Board of Rundstedt and Partner GmbH (2011-2017)

Chairman of the Advisory Board (co-initiator) Executive Master HR Management Program at the LMU Munich (2011-2016)

The Barings case, Singapore – a study of commercial law and commercial criminal law from a German perspective – Kiel 1999

Crossing borders between companies and society – mastering challenges in the work system together (publisher Goinger Kreis e.V., 2019)

Working world 2030 – trends, forecasts, design options – (ed. Jutta Rump, Norbert Walter), Chapter 2 Companies (Heinz Fischer /Thomas Marquardt, etc.), 2013

Personnel management in a nutshell (editors Carina Braun/Leena Pundt), practical example: Business-oriented personnel work at Infineon Technologies AG, 2020

Learning leadership skills – aptitude, development, advancement – (ed. Karin Häring/Sven Litzcke); From practice: How leadership becomes sustainable and unique – developing leadership culture and leadership skills together (Heiko Hilse/Thomas Marquardt), 2013

The diversity of interpersonal relationships is the key, people&work 1/22 (counter speech)

Motivation through dialogue, changement! 09/2019 (Interview)

Farewell to individually variable remuneration, changement! 02/2017

Career has many faces, FAZ 2.12.2012

Quo vadis, HR?, organizational development dossier 2/2012 (interview)

A global restart (-introduction of a new bonus system; Thomas Marquardt/Maik Metzdorf), Personalmagazin 11/2011


Nationwide, a bank

The experts from SCHMITZ KNOTH Rechtsanwälte represent legal departments in groups across Germany and complement the operative business in management and capital market issues.


Keep rules and regress right.

We advise and represent the general insurance contract law (conclusion of contract, pre-contractual disclosure, beginning of insurance cover, premium right, insurance agent, causing the insured event, obligations, danger increase), transport and forwarding insurance law, property insurance law (in particular the law of vehicle, building, household , Luggage, fire, burglary and construction insurance) to the law of private personal insurance (in particular the right of life, health, travel cancellation, accident and disability insurance) and Liability insurance law. Special expertise also exists in the area of technical insurance.


Exclude risks and side effects.

SCHMITZ KNOTH lawyers clarify questions of corruption law and formulate compliance solutions for the medical and pharmaceutical industry. In cases of medical liability, we represent patients as well as practitioners in the assertion of their claims.


Protecting your ideas. Under all circumstances.

For individuals and companies, SCHMITZ KNOTH Rechtsanwälte takes on the representation in all questions of copyright and competition law matters. Above all, the clarification of protective rights and design of German and European brands is a priority.


Mergers & Acquisitions with a sure hand.

Founding, merging and restructuring of companies run smoothly under the direction of SCHMITZ KNOTH RECHTSANWÄLTE. If we can not prevent a dispute, we represent their interests in court. With success.


Good staff needs good staff.

SCHMITZ KNOTH RECHTSANWÄLTE are known as experienced representatives of client interests in negotiations on company agreements or collective bargaining agreements. In any case – be it restructuring or social plan, employee or manager.


Regularities for commercial, property and rent.

For companies and builders, SCHMITZ KNOTH RECHTSANWÄLTE has decades of expertise to safeguard interests in terms of remuneration, warranty and compensation.


With a sense of proportion and tact.

Our private lives pose great challenges to us in the event of potential disputes – including legal ones. With SCHMITZ KNOTH RECHTSANWAELTE you have proven legal experts at your side who stand up and fight with great sensitivity for your needs.


For a legal explanation of accident consequences.

In the case of accidents with consequences, SCHMITZ KNOTH RECHTSANWAELTE will take legal action for claims for damages or unsubstantiated claims for their legal interests and implement them.


Our practice for the bureaucracy.

SCHMITZ KNOTH RECHTSANWÄLTE advises public authorities, associations and municipalities on their interests in administrative law – public building law is the focus of their activities.


Compliance without complications.

Entrepreneurial risk needs adequate support in case of wrong decisions. SCHMITZ KNOTH RECHTSANWÄLTE advise and train companies and entrepreneurs on compliance with regulations and measures.


Advocacy for lawyers.

Legal and professional support is provided to lawyers by SCHMITZ KNOTH RECHTSANWÄLTE in the legal practice as well as in the chamber and association industry and the Federal Bar Association, where our partners have been represented for decades.