Dr. Manuela Martin is a partner in the Litigation Practice Group in Böblingen. She advises and represents clients in product liability matters, civil litigation lawsuits and arbitration.

    Manuela frequently represents her clients before national and international courts and arbitration bodies, with particular focus on disputes arising from contracts and on the enforcement of, and the defense against, liability and recourse claims.

    One of Manuela’s main areas of practice is the defense and coordination of complex international civil and product liability cases, especially for large German automobile manufacturers. In addition, she advises her clients on product liability and product safety law, as well as product warnings, recall scenarios and crisis communication. Furthermore, she assists clients in case prevention matters, in developing strategies to minimize risks, with internal proceedings and in the field of product compliance. She has in-depth experience in drafting and negotiating contracts with suppliers, customers and distributors.

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    • The University of Konstanz, Dr. Jur.
    • University of Regensburg
    • University of Munich
    • American University


    • Germany

    Memberships and Affiliations

    • Stuttgart Bar Association
    • German American Lawyers’ Association (DAJV)


    • English
    • French
    • German

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    • Co-author, with Kathrin Uhl, “Die gewerbliche Nutzung von Drohnen – Hightech-Spielzeug oder Innovationstechnologie,” RAW (Recht – Automobil- Wirtschaft), September 2020.
    • Co-author, with Kathrin Uhl, “Cyberrisiken bei vernetzten Fahrzeugen – (Produkt-)Haftungsrechtliche Fragestellungen im Zusammenhang mit Hackerangriffen,” RAW (Recht – Automobil- Wirtschaft), March 2020.
    • Presenter, “Product Liability: Best Practice for the Legal Department,” 4. Stuttgarter Automobil-Rechtstag, June 6, 2019.
    • Presenter, “Produkthaftung – Produktrückruf,” BUJ Litigation Summit, April 9, 2019.
    • Author, “The Uniform Interpretation of the Rome I, Rome II and Brussels I Directives in European Private International Law and Procedural Law,” Duncker Humblot (Doctoral Thesis, November 2014).

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