Dr. Carlo Piltz

Attorney at law

Attorney at law
Salary partner

Teamleader 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)

  • Article in 'Datenschutz-Berater' magazine, 10/2019, starting on p. 226: "Verwendung von Meldungen zu Datenschutzverletzungen für Bußgeldverfahren.", Deutscher Fachverlag GmbH: Frankfurt a.M.
  • Article in 'IHK Magazin Wirtschaft', June 2019, beginning on p. 18: "Datenschutzgrundverordnung: Die Schonfrist ist vorbei.", Druckhaus Waiblingen Remstal-Bote GmbH: Waiblingen
  • Article in 'Datenschutz-Berater', May 2019, beginning on p. 104: "Umsetzung des Auskunftsrechts bei der Videoüberwachung.", Deutscher Fachverlag GmbH: Frankfurt a.M.
  • Article (co-author: Melanie Pradel) in 'Zeitschrift für Datenschutz' (ZD), April 2019: "Wie lange dauern 72 Stunden? Umgang mit der EU-weiten Fristenverordnung am Beispiel der DS-GVO.", C.H.Beck Verlag: Munich
  • Article (co-author: Moritz zur Weihen) in 'Recht der Datenverarbeitung' (RDV), March 2019, beginning on p. 107: "Die Mitteilungspflicht nach Art. 19 DS-GVO.", DATAKONTEXT GmbH: Frechen

Commitments & Awards (selection)

  • 2020: Monthly data protection column in 'BASIC thinking' online magazine
  • 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: recognized as "TOP Attorney 2019" and the reuschlaw data protection team recognized as "TOP Firm 2019" by Wirtschafts-Woche magazine
  • 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.
  • 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 "Germany’s best lawyers"

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