Born in 1981 in Mönchengladbach.
Katharina Körber-Risak’s main focus since 2004 has been employment law. As a legal assistant at the Institute of Employment and Social Law at the University of Vienna she taught, published and wrote her doctorate thesis from 2004 to 2006. After maternity leave she was trained to become a lawyer in a prestigious law firm.
In 2012 she was registered as a lawyer and before the founding of her own law firm she was partner in the employment team at a well-known law firm, specializing in commercial law.