German Data Protection and Privacy

German Data Protection and Privacy


Key Contacts


  • JUVE Handbook has consistently recommended WilmerHale for the technology and media sector: data protection. “The duo of data protection experts Braun and litigation specialist Prof. Dr. Hans-Georg Kamann is a successful team and appears more regularly than most in ECJ proceedings” is highlighted.
  • Legal 500 Deutschland 2020 and 2021 recommends the information technology and privacy practices of WilmerHale under the direction of Dr. Martin Braun. In addition, Dr. Braun is awarded as “Leading Name” in the area of information technology - data protection, as in previous years.
  • Chambers Europe 2019–2021 praise Dr. Martin Braun as recommended lawyer in the field of TMT: data protection.
  • WirtschaftsWoche magazine recommends WilmerHale as “TOP law firm” 2019, 2020 and 2021 for data protection law.
  • Lawyer International’s Legal 100 – 2021 Awards recommends the firm’s Data Protection Practice under the direction of Dr. Martin Braun as “Law Firm of the Year – Germany.”
  • Who’s Who Legal 2019 recommends Dr. Martin Braun for his knowledge in information technology, data protection and data security.
  • Dr. Martin Braun is recommended by the Handelsblatt in the Best Lawyers® List 2014-2019 for the areas of data protection and information technology.


Unless you are an existing client, before communicating with WilmerHale by e-mail (or otherwise), please read the Disclaimer referenced by this link.(The Disclaimer is also accessible from the opening of this website). As noted therein, until you have received from us a written statement that we represent you in a particular manner (an "engagement letter") you should not send to us any confidential information about any such matter. After we have undertaken representation of you concerning a matter, you will be our client, and we may thereafter exchange confidential information freely.

Thank you for your interest in WilmerHale.