Verena Grentzenberg is a data protection and cybersecurity lawyer, with over fourteen years of experience advising international and national companies on compliance and strategy. Her clients belong to various sectors, including media, retail, automotive, technology and life sciences and attest her "excellent expertise" (JUVE 2020/2021).

Verena focuses on advising new business models (especially in the online sector, including social media) and regularly provides advice on big data projects, AI and international transfers of data. She has helped many clients in seizing opportunities by providing strategic guidance and reconciliating with data protection authorities, where advisable.

Verena also assists with CRM projects and cloud computing solutions (including for regulated industries). Since 2016, she has conducted numerous GDPR compliance programs for clients from different sectors. She also advises on employee privacy law issues and whistleblower hotlines. In recent years, cybersecurity advice has become another area of focus of her and her team.

She regularly represents clients before data protection supervisory authorities in contentious issues and provides both strategic and on the ground support in reportable data security incidents.

Prior to joining DLA Piper Verena worked with two different international law firms in Hamburg as well as IT Consultant and software developer for international transport and logistics companies.

Verena periodically speaks and writes on data protection law issues.