Dr. MartinLotz


Munich +

Dr. Martin Lotz advises multinational organizations on data protection and cybersecurity. His practice is particularly focused on the implementation of global compliance projects, (multinational) data breaches, international data transfers, internal investigations, e-discoveries, direct marketing, employee data protection, and data protection questions in the health sector and in M&A transactions.

He also advises clients on criminal law and compliance including white collar and cybercrime. Martin has a strong background in criminal law and has extensive experience in cross-border compliance investigations. He was recently a member of a large multinational investigation in connection with proceedings initiated by U.S. and German regulatory and law enforcement authorities.

Martin is a member of the International Association for Privacy Professionals (IAPP). As part of a pro bono project, he supported HIAS (immigrant aid society) for several weeks on site, providing legal advice to refugees in Lesvos, Greece.

Prior to joining Jones Day in 2016, Martin worked for a leading premium automobile manufacturer during his clerkship.


  • The Duchossois Group sells The Chamberlain Group LLC to BlackstoneJones Day advised The Duchossois Group, Inc. in the sale of The Chamberlain Group LLC, a global leader in smart access solutions, to private equity funds managed by Blackstone.
  • Cooper Tire & Rubber sold to The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company for approximately $2.5 billion enterprise valueJones Day advised Cooper Tire & Rubber Company in its $2.5 billion sale to The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.
  • SUEZ sells its SUEZ Recycling & Recovery operations to PreZeroJones Day advised the French listed company SUEZ SA in its largest sale of SUEZ Recycling & Recovery operations - excluding plastic recycling and hazardous waste treatment activities - in four continental Europe countries: the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Germany, and Poland to PreZero, the environmental division of Schwarz Group.
  • Japanese online gaming developer and publisher reviews data privacy and security issues related to its online multiplayer gaming platformJones Day is advising a Japanese online gaming developer and publisher on data privacy and security issues related to its online multiplayer gaming platform that uses digital currency and subscription services for online gaming.
  • Meridian Adhesives Group acquires adhesives division of John P. KummerJones Day represented Meridian Adhesives Group, a portfolio company of Arsenal Capital Partners, in the acquisition of the adhesives division of John P. Kummer GmbH, AG and Ltd (JPK).
  • Deutsche Beteiligungs AG sold investment in InfianaJones Day advised DBAG Fund VI, a fund advised by Deutsche Beteiligungs AG (DBAG), on the auction sale of the portfolio company Infiana Group GmbH and indirectly all of its subsidiaries to funds advised by Pamplona Capital Management.
  • EMERAM Capital Partners invests in MeonaJones Day represented EMERAM Capital Partners GmbH in connection with its investment in Meona GmbH, a Germany-based innovative clinical software leader.
  • Timken acquires Groeneveld Group for $280 millionJones Day advised The Timken Company in its $280 million acquisition of Groeneveld Group, a leading provider of automatic lubrication solutions used in on- and off-highway applications.
  • U.S. software company launches cybersecurity toolsJones Day is advising a U.S-based software company on its offering of cybersecurity tools for the EU and on related compliance questions.
  • Fourth Alcuin Fund acquires minority stake in Air Charter ServiceJones Day represented The Fourth Alcuin Fund LP, a fund managed by Alcuin Capital Partners LLP, in connection with its minority stake investment in Air Charter Service, a global leader in providing aircraft charters.