Group Lawyers

Dotan Hammer

Partner, Head of Global Privacy

Dotan is a partner in the Cyber, Privacy & Internet Group atPearl Cohen, and heads the Global Privacy Practice. He is admitted to the Israel Bar Association (2012) and the New York State Bar (2017). Dotan is also a Certified Information Privacy Professional / Europe (CIPP/E) by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). The 2022 Chambers & Partners Guide for IT & Data Protection ranks Dotan as a Band 3 lawyer describing him as a "very accessible, friendly, accommodating and knowledgeable in this area. He is consistently willing to accommodate, sometimes in very tight timeframes".

Dotan’s practices primarily focus on cyber, data protection and privacy, where he counsels a wide array of clients – from technology driven to brick-and-mortar – on the ins and outs of data and cyber regulation in the United States, the European Union and Israel.

Dotan also focuses on technology-intensive transactional work, advising clients on software, software-as-a-service and website licenses and user agreements, digital (electronic) signatures, copyright issues and open-source matters.

Having completed his academic degree in computer science at the age of 19, later working as a software developer and a technological project leader in the public sector in Israel, Dotan now utilizes his technological background to focus on the interplay of law and technology and counsels clients in this emerging area in law.