Cécile Martin


Ogletree Deakins International

Avocat à la Cour, Associée

Cécile Martin is a Partner of the Ogletree Deakins Paris office. 


Cécile has practiced labor and employment law for more than 15 years and has developed a strong experience particularly regarding compensation policies (including material risk takers), exit of high executive officers, discrimination and harassment litigation, corporate restructuring and mass redundancies plans as well as the mass litigation matters that frequently follow.


In addition, Cécile earned extensive experience in HR data privacy. By starting her career at the French Data Protection Agency (CNIL), Cécile has developed leading edge skills especially regarding the monitoring of employees at the workplace, whistleblowing alerts, social media use and international transfer of data. She is therefore very involved with the new European Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).


Cécile is a lecturer in data protection law at Paris La Sorbonne University and regularly provides training to companies regarding their compliance with the GDPR.


Cécile was named “Rising Star” in 2015 by Décideurs Magazine and was ranked in 2017 “Next Generation Lawyer” by Legal 500 and “Leading Individual” by Chambers in 2017 and 2018.



Contributions by Cécile Martin

  • Member of CDPO France Advisory Board 2020 - 2022
  • Développements à l'échelle mondiale : CCPA et au-delà
    Speaker at IAPP Data Protection Intensive: France 2020
  • S’attaquer à l'AIPD : Formats et défis
    Speaker at IAPP Data Protection Intensive France 2019
  • Accueil et présentation
    Speaker at IAPP Data Protection Intensive France 2019
  • CNIL releases 'DPO logo' for at-a-glance recognition
    The Privacy Advisor
  • Member of European Advisory Board 2017 - 2019