Heuking awarded twice: Employer of the Future and Top Service

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, one of Germany’s major business law firms, received the “Top Service” and “Employer of the Future” awards by the German Innovation Institute for Sustainability and Digitalization (DIND). As patron of the event, Brigitte Zypries, former Federal Minister of Justice and Federal Minister of Economics, presented the awards at the ceremony in Cologne attended by representatives of leading companies.

The seals focus on the future viability of businesses in digitalization and sustainability. DIND determined the award winners on the basis of a multi-stage points system: The “Top Service” award examines criteria such as availability, speed, and problem-solving skills. For the “Employer of the Future” award, DIND assessed businesses in terms of their innovative strength, the status of digital transformation, employee friendliness, modern leadership, and recruiting strategies.

The “Employer of the Future” award is a recognition of Heuking’s successful approach of future-oriented thinking and digital innovation. The expert jury comprised of members from business, science, and politics specifically highlighted the law firm’s success in Legal Tech & Digitalization.

“Excellent legal advice to leading companies in Germany and abroad demands top performance and service readiness from each individual. It is crucial to combine legal expertise with digital competence to find innovative and cost-efficient solutions for our clients. We are very proud to offer such convincing solutions in the field of Legal Tech & Digitalization that is so essential for the future and to have been awarded twice”, said Dr. Johan Schneider, Managing Partner for Organization, Business Processes and Digitalization.

“The “Employer of the Future” award is highly significant for us. It recognizes our quality standards and the excellent work we perform day after day in all areas of the firm across all offices for our clients’ success. Our Heuking Academy, which contributes significantly to enablement by teaching best practices, both on the legal and the software side, is a key factor that contributes to this success. It is one of our strategic objectives to attract excellent talent in the future, to create an environment for personal development and success, and to retain those legal professionals on a permanent basis,” Boris Dürr, Managing Partner for Human Resources, highlighted.


The German Innovation Institute for Sustainability and Digitalization (DIND) supports businesses in becoming fit for the future. It cooperates with experts in business, science, and politics, conducts studies on behalf of partners, and tests companies in terms of future viability. Examples of successful transformation are intended to provide an important impetus to the business world.

For more information on Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek and the topics of innovation, sustainability, and careers, please visit our Innovation, Sustainability at Heuking, and Your Career webpages.

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