Isabelle Brams

  • Associate
  • Die Welle
  • Reuterweg 20
  • 60323 Frankfurt am Main
  • Germany
  • T +49.69.6062.6559


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 has contributed to numerous publications on data privacy and labor law and achieved a Ph.D. (Dr. jur.) in employment law.


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

Thought Leadership

  • Austrian Court Submits Questions on GDPR Civil Damages Claims to CJEU -  June 15, 2021
  • German Court: CJEU Must Clarify Whether GDPR Provides Materiality Threshold  -  February 24, 2021
  • GDPR Violations in Germany: Civil Damages Actions on the Rise -  December 18, 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
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
  • Automotive
  • English
  • German
  • Communications Law
  • Litigation & Trial Practice
  • Connectivity, Privacy & Information
  • White Collar Defense & Investigations