Matúš Huba* - McDermott Will & Emery


Matúš Huba focuses his practice on advising multinational companies on privacy and cybersecurity issues across a broad range of business sectors, with particular strength in the tech, life sciences/pharma, e-commerce, and automotive sectors. He helps clients balance complex legal requirements with their business needs, with a focus on ICT and cloud compliance, data breach management and regulatory engagement, health data processing, AI/machine learning implementation, and the creation of tailored multi-jurisdictional data transfer solutions.

Matúš helps clients design data utilization strategies to leverage data and employ EU/UK direct marketing, online tracking technologies and programmatic/RTB advertising campaigns in a compliant way. He has supported the development of numerous global privacy compliance programs, providing actionable advice on how to harmonize requirements across multiple international jurisdictions. He also actively provides pro-bono privacy compliance advice to various non-profit organizations.

*Non-lawyer professional


  • Assisted an EU-US research foundation with its data protection and privacy obligations, and development of compliance documentation and processes vis-à-vis the participating patients and researchers, as well as donors, including advice on data protection impact assessments, consent implementation and transparency obligations, as well as DPO registration obligations*
  • Assisted a medical equipment manufacturer and distributor with a GDPR compliance program, including contractual coverage of data transfers, public-facing notices and international transfer issues, as well as assessment of IoT applications’ setup and privacy by design concerns*
  • Advised on EU-wide assessment, mitigation and notification obligations related to a phishing-related personal data breach*
  • Advised a clinical services provider and health products distributor on compliance with obligations related to the GDPR and the ePrivacy Directive with regard to its online presence and offering, in particular the transparency obligations*
  • Assisted a personal genomics and biotechnology services provider with determining the scope of GDPR application on its internal employee personal data compliance obligations and their implementation*

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  • International Association of Privacy Professionals, Member
  • International Institute of Communications, Member


University of London, LL.B., 2021
Charles University/Institute of Law and Jurisprudence, LLB eq., Law, 2018
University of Antwerp, Postgraduate Diploma, cum laude, International and European Legal Studies Programme, 2013