Sebastian Polly's key focus is on product liability, product safety and product compliance law. He is particularly experienced in the automotive, chemicals, consumer goods, electronics and energy industry.
Sebastian has assisted numerous clients with the rollout of innovative products. He assesses legal risks, develops preventive liability mitigation strategies and is experienced in dealing with European market entry requirements.
Furthermore, Sebastian has solved a wide range of product crises by coordinating global product safety actions. He provides risk assessments, handles authority notifications and drafts crisis communication. In addition, he coordinates internal product compliance investigations and advises on internal processes. In doing so, he has already assisted clients with millions of products in over 90 jurisdictions.
Sebastian has helped various clients defend product liability claims and solve complex supply chain disputes. He is a litigator with court experience.
Sebastian is also the author of numerous national and international publications in the fields of product liability, product safety and product compliance. He earned his doctorate with a thesis on consumer products in the area of German and European product safety law. Amongst others, he is the co-author of a book on the new German Product Safety Act.