Dr. Constantin Teetzmann

Local Partner, Berlin



Dr. Constantin Teetzmann is an expert on technology regulation and litigation and an innovation driver.

He advises clients in technology disputes, providing expertise on the relevant regulatory frameworks and on product and environmental litigation, backed up by broad litigation experience. He has advised on disputes before courts of all instances across various branches of the German court system. Besides representing clients in individual cases, he is experienced in coordinating mass litigation situations and working on class actions involving multiple jurisdictions.

Constantin Teetzmann's work requires a sound understanding of the fundamentals of the relevant technologies. His clients appreciate his ability to discuss complex technical products with engineering experts on an equal footing.

He came to White & Case as an academic specialized in constitutional and human rights law and today advises clients on media regulation and free speech issues as well as on the German and international framework for climate change regulation, including climate change disputes.

Constantin is a member of the firm's Global Innovation Committee and plays an active role in the Firm's constant endeavors to leverage innovation in legal technologies and legal operations so as to transform the provision of top quality legal analysis, argument and services in the interests of our clients.

Bars and Courts
Second State Exam
Higher Regional Court of Berlin
First State Exam
University of Freiburg


Legal Advice

Representation of a German car manufacturer in disputes related to regulatory and technology issues. 

Advice and representation of social network providers in connection with media regulation and issues of constitutional and EU law.

Assisting several clients by developing standardized lines of argument suitable for use in mass litigation.

Conceptualization and management of the development, use and maintenance of software for a mass litigation matter.

Advice on the legal technology set-up for a multi-party international insurance dispute.


Grundrechtsbindung des Unionsgesetzgebers und Umsetzungsspielräume (Fundamental rights obligations of the Union legislator and leeways for transposition), EuR 2016, p. 90-104.

Zensur der Wissenschaft durch Exportkontrolle (Censoring science through export controls), in: Schneider/Wahl, Herausforderungen für das Recht der zivilen Sicherheit in Europa, 2016, p. 183-210.

Rechtsfragen der Sicherheit in der Biologischen Forschung (Legal issues of security in the biosciences), FIP 4/2014.