Martin Wortmann practices administrative, regulatory, and constitutional law with a focus on regulated industries. He represents German and international companies in proceedings before government agencies and in litigation before the German courts, including proceedings before the Federal Administrative Court, as well as before the Court of Justice of the European Union.
Martin has recently coordinated an extensive regulatory review of telecommunications and data protection law covering more than 40 countries worldwide. He also has worked on similar projects for providers of internet-based services and has been involved in various cross-border compliance mandates.
In addition, Martin advises German and international clients on a variety of other administrative law issues, including EU and German environmental and public procurement law.
Prior to joining Jones Day in 2016, Martin worked as a trainee lawyer at the German Federal Constitutional Court, the European Court of Justice, and the German Development Cooperation Agency's office in Tbilisi, Georgia. He also worked as a research associate for a major international law firm. He later served as a research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law in Heidelberg and at the University of Giessen where he wrote about public international law and international economic law. During this time, he also was a consultant on issues of constitutional transitions and was a guest lecturer at the Universidad de Antioquia in Medellín, Colombia.
- University of Giessen (Dr. jur. 2020); Harvard University (LL.M. 2010); Higher Regional Court of Zweibrücken (Second State Examination 2009); University of Münster (First State Examination 2006); University of Rome III (Erasmus program, 2003-2004)
- Federal Republic of Germany
- Legal 500 Germany (2018): recommended for telecommunications, where clients say he "has outstanding analytical capabilities"
- English, German, Spanish