Wolf-Tassilo Böhm

  • Associate
  • Ewolf.boehm@lw.com
  • Die Welle
  • Reuterweg 20
  • 60323 Frankfurt am Main
  • Germany
  • T +49.69.6062.6558


Dr. Wolf-Tassilo Boehm is an associate in the Frankfurt office of Latham & Watkins. He advises clients on data privacy issues, including implementing the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), employee data protection, and implementing IT systems in corporate groups, as well as internal investigations and data privacy-related legal disputes.

Mr. Boehm advises companies on global data privacy-related matters as well as data privacy and employment law aspects of the comprehensive implementation of IT applications. He negotiates data privacy-related agreements and represents companies in dealings with data protection supervisory authorities.

As a certified employment lawyer (Fachanwalt für Arbeitsrecht), he further negotiates works council agreements and represents companies in arbitration board proceedings. Mr. Boehm also advises on data privacy and employment law aspects of internal investigations and M&A transactions.

Mr. Boehm achieved a Ph.D. (Dr. jur.) in employment law and internal investigations. He regularly publishes articles, hosts seminars, and speaks on data privacy, employment law, and compliance related subjects.


Mr. Boehm's recent experience includes advising: 

  • DuMont on data privacy aspects of the:
    • Sale of the Mitteldeutsche Zeitung media group
    • Sale of Hamburger Morgenpost
  • Leading car manufacturer on the implementation of the GDPR   
  • Leading international industrial corporation on the implementation of the GDPR and complex IT systems*
  • International medical device manufacturer on the implementation of the GDPR*
  • International industrial corporation on the implementation of complex IT systems including negotiation of works council agreements*   
  • Birkenstock Group and representing them in labor court proceedings up to the Federal Labor Court*
  • Leading industrial corporation on internal investigations including data privacy and employment aspects*

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

Thought Leadership

  • Privacy Group Launches Cookie Complaints Against EU Website Operators Based on Its Interpretation of Cookie Rules -  June 04, 2021
  • GDPR Violations in Germany: Civil Damages Actions on the Rise -  December 18, 2020
  • CNIL Issues Fines Totaling €135 Million in Landmark ePrivacy Directive Cases -  December 17, 2020
  • GDPR and COVID-19: What Companies Need to Know About Data Privacy  -  March 19, 2020
  • How Are European Supervisory Authorities Exercising Cooperation and Consistency In Practice? -  September 02, 2019
  • High GDPR Fines: German Data Protection Authority Joins the Club -  August 28, 2019
  • Datenschutzklagen als Geschäftsmodell kommerzieller Anbieter – Was müssen Unternehmen jetzt beachten -  August 14, 2019
  • 5 Ways for Companies to Limit GDPR Penalties  -  January 25, 2019
  • German GDPR Fine Proceedings Conclude Favorably for Defending Company -  December 26, 2018

Named among the leading Data Protection lawyers in Germany.

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Bar Qualification
  • Rechtsanwalt (Germany)
  • Second German State Exam, Higher Regional Court, Nuremberg, 2012
  • Dr. jur., University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, 2011
  • First German State Exam, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, 2008
  • Energy & Infrastructure
  • Technology
  • Automotive
  • German
  • English
  • Communications Law
  • White Collar Defense & Investigations
  • Litigation & Trial Practice
  • Payments & Emerging Financial Services
  • Connectivity, Privacy & Information
  • Technology Transactions
  • Executive Compensation, Employment & Benefits
  • Data Privacy & Security