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Dr Andreas Splittgerber is co-managing partner of Reed Smith’s Munich office and a member of the firm’s Emerging Technologies Group.

Andreas specialises in IT law, data protection and privacy, cyber security, social media law and internet law (Germany and EU). He is passionate about technology and privacy and thought-leader when it comes to legally evaluating new technologies (e.g. internet of things, artificial intelligence).


  • University of Munich School of Law
  • University of Passau School of Law
  • Trinity College

  • 德国

  • 全德国地方及区法庭
  • 全德国高等地区法庭

  • 德语
  • 英语
  • 西班牙语
  • 法语


  • Listed as a "Leading Lawyer" in The Legal 500 EMEA for Germany Information Technology: Data Protection, 2021-2024
  • Recognized by Who’s Who Legal: Data 2020 
  • Selected through peer review for inclusion in Who's Who Legal: Germany 2020 
  • Recommended in JUVE for Data Protection and Information Technology 2020
  • Selected through peer review for inclusion in The Best Lawyers™ in Germany and Handelsblatt for Data Security and Privacy Law, 2020-2024 and for Technology Law, 2021-2024 and for Information Technology Law, 2018-2024. He was also selected "Lawyer of the Year" for Technology Law, 2022
  • Recognized by German business magazine WirtschaftsWoche as one of Germany's "Top Lawyer" for IT-Law in 2012, 2016, 2018 and 2020, and one of the Top 20 Data Protection lawyers in Germany in 2019
  • ClientChoice Award 2017 for IT and Internet Germany
  • Top 25 tech lawyer in Germany by the leading news magazine Focus
  • Recommended lawyer for IT-practice "top-class work and trustful“ in JUVE Handbook for German Commercial Law Firms 2017/2018

Notable Quotes

  • “Reed Smith sees itself as one of the top addresses for advising start-ups on data protection law in Germany. Nevertheless, the client base also includes leading international software providers, web services companies, soccer clubs and music houses. These are advised on the latest data protection topics such as marketing technologies (adtech, social media), GDPR compliance, contracts and cookies, among others. Andreas Splittgerber heads the practice together with Thomas Fischl. The duo is very well connected internationally, not only in Germany but also through the firm-wide network.” - Reed Smith Germany Tier 3 in Data Protection
  • “Andreas Splittgerber is recommended for his work in contract law, Internet and social media law, and the legal evaluation of new technologies.” - Reed Smith is Tier 4 under IT and Digitalization