McDermott Continues its Growth in Düsseldorf with Appointment of New Antitrust Partner


Düsseldorf (June 1, 2017) – International law firm McDermott Will & Emery is pleased to announce the arrival of Daniel von Brevern, new antitrust partner in its growing Düsseldorf office. His appointment will further strengthen the Firm’s German Antitrust and Competition practice which has become increasingly visible in recent months.

Daniel von Brevern, who joins from Linklaters where he was a counsel, has over 15 years of experience in antitrust and competition law, gained both in Brussels and in Düsseldorf. He was involved in numerous complex merger control and cartel proceedings before the German Federal Cartel Office, the European Commission, as well as in numerous court proceedings. Some of the prominent cases he was involved in include Macquarie/Open Grid Europe, Vodafone/Kabel Deutschland and the recent EDEKA/Tengelmann proceedings.

Daniel has particular experience in banking and insurance, energy, pharmaceutical, health care and automotive sectors. He regularly advises on competition law compliance and has extensive state aid law experience. His clients include Bregal Capital, European Energy Exchange, Deutsche Pfandbriefbank and Macquarie.

Norbert Schulte who heads McDermott’s German operations said, “Our Antitrust and Competition practice has seen a substantial development over the last few years. We are convinced that with Daniel’s contribution this trend will continue.”

Christian Krohs, head of the Firm’s Antitrust and Competition practice in Germany, adds: “We know Daniel to be excellent adviser and therefore, we think he will fit perfectly in our team. With this appointment, we will be able to continue our successful work and we will be even better placed to advise in complex merger control and cartel proceedings.”

McDermott’s antitrust and competition law practice is one of the leading antitrust and competition law practices worldwide. It comprises more than 65 lawyers advising on antitrust and competition law in the US, in Asia and the European Union. The team includes highly experienced and recognised lawyers in Washington, DC, as well as in Brussels, Düsseldorf, Paris, Milan and Chicago, Houston and Los Angeles. Together with MWE China Law Offices (Shanghai), the antitrust and competition law team is also able to advise on all aspects of Chinese antitrust law.

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McDermott Will & Emery is a premier international law firm with a diversified business practice. Numbering more than 1,000 lawyers, we have offices in Boston, Brussels, Chicago, Dallas, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Miami, Milan, Munich, New York, Orange County, Paris, Seoul, Silicon Valley and Washington, DC. Further extending our reach into Asia, we have a strategic alliance with MWE China Law Offices in Shanghai.

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