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What the team is known for

Highly recommended for outsourcing and digitalisation projects as well as data protection, security and transfer. Boasts a strong track record advising financial institutions and fintech clients on cloud computing and internal investigations. Advises companies in the automotive sector on autonomous driving matters and connectivity. Handles cross-border mandates effectively, thanks to an extensive international footprint. Further activity includes assisting with IT issues related to M&A.

Strengths

One interviewee attests: "White & Case is strong in IT outsourcing and data privacy matters."

Work highlights

Represented Unitymedia in a long-term dispute relating to distribution contracts.

Notable practitioners

Highly respected lawyer Detlev Gabel is well recognised for his role in large cross-border data protection mandates relating to cyber attacks and employment law compliance. He also offers expertise in data protection for AI solutions for autonomous driving and online platforms as well as digitalisation projects. Interviewees describe him as "very prominent and experienced."

Jost Kotthoff advises German clients from various sectors on IT outsourcing, cloud and digitalisation projects. He offers further expertise in commercial and regulatory issues in connection to fintech. Reflecting on his longstanding experience in IT law, one interviewee notes: "He is very well known in the market, in particular when it comes to IT law and outsourcing projects."

Norbert Wimmer is recognised for representing clients in media disputes relating to broadcasting as well as advisory matters relating to copyright and state aid.

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Overview

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White & Case LLP

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Location

Bockenheimer Landstrasse 20

Frankfurt am Main

Hessen

Germany

60323

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Germany

TMT: Data Protection


Detlev Gabel
Band 1

TMT: Information Technology


Jost Kotthoff
Band 2

TMT: Media


Norbert Wimmer
Band 4