Julia Kaufmann LL.M.

Baker & McKenzie Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten und Steuerberatern mbB


Julia Kaufmann is a partner in the Munich office of Baker McKenzie. She has been admitted in Germany since 2006 and in New York, USA, since 2009. In addition to her studies in Germany, Ms. Kaufmann obtained her Master of Laws degree at the University of Texas at Austin, USA.

Practice Focus

Ms. Kaufmann advises both German and international companies on all legal issues related to information technology, sourcing, data privacy and data protection, e-commerce, marketing and matters related to Internet and media law. She assists international online businesses with regard to commercial issues as well as compliance with consumer protection and data privacy law. Ms. Kaufmann also focuses on outsourcing projects, development and implementation of multi-jurisdictional data privacy compliance programs, and software licensing and IT services agreements. In 2011/2012, Ms. Kaufmann worked for one year in our Chicago and Dallas offices, primarily for US clients.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised one of the world’s most renowned media content platforms on numerous matters related to e-commerce, data privacy and marketing matters.
  • Advised Staples on the implementation of a new online-shop system.
  • Advised an international leading manufacturer of home appliances on the implementation of an app controlling home appliances.
  • Advised one of the world's most famous and renowned online hotel reservation providers on the implementation of a global data privacy structure in 50+ countries.
  • Advised a global pharmaceuticals company on the global implementation and distribution of a health care related app.
  • Advised Allianz on a ten-digit data center outsourcing deal with IBM.
  • Advised a global packaging manufacturer on the implementation of a global HR database in 45+ countries.
  • Advised a service provider for financial institutions on the implementation of a new service for financial institutions in the European market.

Professional Honors

  • Acritas Star, Acritas Sharplegal 2018


  • New York~United States (2009)
  • Germany (2007)


  • University of Texas at Austin (LL.M.) (2008)
  • Higher Regional Court of Munich (Second State Exam) (2006)
  • Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (First State Exam) (2004)


  • English
  • German

Previous Offices

  • Chicago
  • Dallas


Author, LegalBytes and b:INFORM: Privacy Groups challenge EU-U.S. Privacy Shield, January 2017

Author, Client Alert, Neue Risiken für Abmahnungen durch Verbraucherschutzverbände – Online-Streitbeilegung und alternative Streitbeilegung mit Verbrauchern, January 2017


Presenter, "Tech Talk 2017: Seeking certainty in an uncertain digital world, and Panelist (with Brian Hengesbaugh)", Cyber Security risks in the digital age, Baker McKenzie, London, 10 May 2017

Presenter, "IT-Privatnutzung durch Mitarbeiter und BYOD", Forum Seminar IT-Recht kompakt, Munich, 4 May 2017

Co-presenter (with Michael Schmidl, Lothar Determann and Thomas Kranig, BayLDA President), "Datenschutz-Grundverordnung - gibt es noch Fragen?" BakerMckenzie Workshop, Munich, 28 April 2017

Co-presenter (with Jan-Philipp Günther), "E-Health und MobileHealth – datenschutzrechtliche Implikationen", Net.Law.S 2017 Konferenz für Recht, Gesellschaft & Industrie in der digitalen Welt, Nurmberg, 21 February 2017