Jakob Widner

Jakob Widner

Jakob Widner heads the Employment Law and Dispute Resolution practice groups at GRAF ISOLA and provides comprehensive advice in these multi-faceted areas of law.

Jakob Widner joined GRAF ISOLA in 1997 as an associate of the employment practice group and was admitted to practice in 1999 (Austrian bar). He advises national and international clients on the full range of contentious and non-contentious employment work, including executive service contracts, restructurings, collective bargaining, pension & compensation plans, transfers of undertaking and discrimination issues. He is also an experienced litigator. 


  • Civil Code 2002 (Austria)
  • Corporate Code (UGB) 2002 (Austria)
  • Data Protection Act 2018 (DSG) (Austria)
  • Federal Act on Corporate Staff and Self-Employment Provision (No. 100) (BMSVG) 2002 (Austria)
  • Federal Competition Act 2017 (Austria)
  • Labor Constitution Act 1974 (Austria)
  • Maternity Protection Act 1979 (Austria)
  • Paternity Leave Act (No. 651) 1989 (VKG) (Austria)
  • Rest Periods Act (No. 144) 1983 (ARG) (Austria)
  • Working Time Act (No. 461) 1969 (AZG) (Austria)
  • Corporate Finance/M&A
  • Employment & Labor
  • Litigation


  • German - Native/bilingual
  • English - Working proficiency

Qualified in

  • Austria
  • New York