Legal 500 Rankings 2021 – Data Privacy and Data Protection – Band 2

April 15th, 2021 | Posted by Claude-Etienne Armingaud in Privacy | Rankings

With notable experience in the implementation of GDPR compliance and data protection, the team at K&L Gates LLP coordinates with the firm’s wider European practice to act for multinational clients in the luxury goods, entertainment, and telecoms sectors. Practice head Claude-Etienne Armingaud frequently acts for fintech clients in contentious multi-jurisdictional matters regarding IP and IT data protection. In March 2020, associate Clara Schmit joined from D’Alverny Demont Associés.

Practice head(s): Claude-Étienne Armingaud

Other key lawyers: Clara Schmit


‘Claude-Etienne Armingaud is the best at what he does, plain and simply. Fast, reliable, and efficient.’

‘A team which is very familiar with the evolution of the regulatory framework applicable to data, and which has often participated in the work of developing new guidelines with the CNIL.’

‘Claude-Etienne Armingaud is very familiar with the issues of data protection and privacy. He supports a large clientele in various fields of intervention.’

Work highlights

  • Assisted AR24 with drafting the contractual documentation both for end-users/consumers and corporate partners, its GDPR compliance and assisted the client in becoming the first French-based qualified provider for electronic email with acknowledgment of receipt.
  • Assisted Ergotron in its compliance with GDPR.
  • Provided assistance to Carnegie Mellon University with GDPR compliance of its documentation for the testing and deployment of AI-backed solutions.

Source: Legal 500 – EMEA

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