Stephan Schmidt

Partner, cer­ti­fied spe­cia­list for in­for­ma­ti­on tech­no­lo­gy law

Stephan Schmidt Stephan Schmidt

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Phone:+49 (0) 6131 / 302 90 46-0

Fax:+49 (0) 6131 / 302 90 46-6

Location:TCI Rechts­an­wäl­te Mainz

German(native language)

English(fluent, negotiating level)

Practice areas

  • IT and telecommunications law
  • IT contract law (license agreements, professional services)
  • Data protection
  • Social media
  • IT forensics
  • E-commerce


Nationally and internationally operating large and medium-sized companies in the following sectors:

  • Telecommunications
  • Software
  • Hardware
  • Media
  • Social media
  • Internet and e-commerce
  • Energy sector
  • StartUps

Curriculum vitae

Brief biography of Stephan Schmidt

  • Born in 1977
  • Studied at the Universities of Dresden and Mainz
  • Law clerkships in Koblenz and San Diego
  • Admitted to the bar in 2005
  • Partner at Brennecke & Partner Rechtsanwälte, Mainz (2007 – 2008)
  • Certified specialist attorney for information technology law (2008)
  • Founding partner of teclegal Rhein-Main Rechtsanwälte, Mainz (2009 – 2011)
  • Founding partner of TCI Rechtsanwälte Mainz

Publications and lectures

Lectures and publications (selected)

(also available as a Beck-online commentary)

Press: Wolf/Brink – Datenschutzrecht in Bund und Ländern
Isbn: 9783406647970

Seminar "Mitbestimmung und IT" für den IT-Ausschuss des Konzernbetriebsrats der RWE AG


Seminar "Der Datenschutzbeauftragte" für Management Circle AG
Lecture and Seminar "Social Media & Law"

for various companies (inhouse), providers and conferences:

  • Philips Universität Marburg
  • RWE AG
  • Goethe-Universität Frankfurt a.M.
  • Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V.
  • VDE Verlag
  • Akademie Health Communication
  • Innovationsausschuss der IHK Rheinhessen, Mainz
  • Seminar “IT Forensics & Law”
  • Since 2010 regular guest speaker at the seminar “FORENSIK [ADVANCED]” of HACKATTACK IT SECURITY GmbH

Teaching Activity

  • Lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences, Mainz for e-commerce law (2013-2016)
  • Lecturer for the contract law of information technology at Media Institute Mainz (since 2016)

Other activities

  • Board member of the Lions Club Mainz Schönborn
  • Board member of Startup-Netwerk Mainz  e.V.
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  • LinkedIn