Dr. Carlo Piltz

Attorney at law

Attorney at law

Team Cybersecurity & Data protection
Certified data protection officer (TÜV®)
Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E)

T > +49 30 / 2332 895 0
E > carlo.piltz@reuschlaw.de

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  • Acts as an external data protection officer
  • Advises and assists clients in implementing data protection requirements and digitization projects
  • Expert in the field of data privacy law (e.g. expert in Germany's new Federal Data Protection Act and the State of Berlin's new State Data Protection Act)
  • Conducts seminars and workshops on the GDPR
  • Represents clients in administrative and court proceedings


  • Studied law in Göttingen
  • Worked as a research employee for the department chair, Prof. Dr. Gerald Spindler
  • Wrote dissertation on the topic, "Online Social Networks: A Threat to Privacy?"
  • Worked as legal counsel in the legal department of a social network operator
  • Legal internship in Berlin (with stations e.g. at the European Commission in Brussels)
  • Attorney at reuschlaw Legal Consultants

Current Projects (selection)

  • Data privacy: speaking engagements in the public and private sector
  • Data privacy/compliance: supervises and conducts a GDPR project on the status quo in data privacy law for a leading service provider in the automotive industry
  • GDPR: advises international companies on the requirements of European data privacy law
  • Administrative proceedings: represents a railway vehicle manufacturer against

Publications (selection)

Commitments & Awards (selection)

  • 2021:Recognized as "Leading Individual" in the area of data protection by Legal 500
  • 2019 and 2020: Recognized as "TOP Anwalt" and the reuschlaw data protection team recognized as "TOP Kanzlei" by WirtschaftsWoche magazine
  • 2020: Recognized by Best Lawyers, LLC. as one of the "Best Lawyers® Data Security and Privacy Law" in Germany
  • 2020: Award in the area of "Datenschutzrecht" from the Handelsblatt "Deutschlands Beste Anwälte"
  • 2019: Recommended by kanzleimonitor.de as: "Mehrfach genannte Anwälte" and the reuschlaw data protection team as "Mehrfach genannte Kanzleien" in the field of data protection
  • 2019: Co-chair of IAPP KnowledgeNet Chapter Berlin (The International Association of Privacy Professionals)
  • 2019: Editor-in-chief, 'Datenschutz-Berater'. Deutscher Fachverlag GmbH: Frankfurt a.M.

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