Erik Steiner

Erik Steiner

Junior Associate
Diwok Hermann Petsche Rechtsanwälte LLP & Co KG
Not yet admitted to the bar

Biography

Mag. Erik Steiner is an junior associate at Baker McKenzie's Vienna office. Prior to joining the Firm, Erik worked at the Federal Ministry of Interior as a legal advisor, supporting the implementation of IT security projects.

Practice Focus

Erik advises multinational and domestic clients on data protection, telecommunications law, IT outsourcing, software licensing, cyber security and e-commerce matters. He also works on the IT aspects of mergers and acquisitions, financings, joint ventures, reorganizations and other strategic alliances.

Representative Legal Matters

Before joining the Firm, Erik:

  • Advised an online IT service provider in a data protection litigation under the GDPR.
  • Advised an international Bank with the implementation of the GDPR.
  • Advised a client in the automotive industry on the restrictions and implications of using open source licenses.
  • Advised a security consulting company on compliance requirements for penetration testing of their customers’ IT systems.

Education

  • University of Vienna (Mag. iur.) (2017)
  • Higher Technical College of Engineering (2009)

Languages

  • English
  • German