Dr. Isabelle Brams is an associate in the Frankfurt office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the firm's Litigation & Trial Department. She advises national and international clients on questions relating to data privacy. She primarily handles fine and damage claim proceedings for alleged data privacy violations.

Furthermore, Dr. Brams advises clients:

  • On issues relating to the implementation of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • On employee data privacy and internal investigations
  • On implementation of whistle blowing systems
  • In administrative proceedings relating to data privacy including fine proceedings due to potential data privacy violations
  • In replying to data subject access request or in defending against damage claims, including mass litigation proceedings
  • On M&A transactions relating to data privacy

She holds a PhD (Dr. jur.) in employment law, has contributed to numerous publications on data privacy and is cited by several superior German courts, including the Federal Administrational Court, the Federal Labor Court and the Federal Court of Justice.

Dr. Brams’ experience includes advising:

  • Deutsche Wohnen in a multimillion Euro GDPR fine proceeding
  • A leading German car manufacturer on GDPR implementation and litigation
  • Daimler in landmark data privacy litigation in the German Superior Labor Court
  • A social media network in one of the first German GDPR fine proceedings
  • A leading bank Institute on the implementation of the GDPR in the HR department

Bar Qualification

  • Rechtsanwältin (Germany)


  • Dr. jur., Friedrich-Alexander University, Erlangen, 2018
  • Second German State Exam, Higher Regional Court, Nuremberg, 2015
  • First German State Exam, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, 2013

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German