Christian Krohs - McDermott Will & Emery


Christian Krohs advises clients on all aspects of antitrust and competition law, including antitrust litigation, as well as compliance matters.

Christian has extensive experience in all areas of EU and German antitrust and competition law, particularly in relation to cartel investigations, cartel damages claims, abuse of dominance proceedings and both national and international merger control projects. He has also advised numerous clients regarding antitrust and anticorruption compliance as well as internal investigations.

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  • Advised long-term, multinational cartel investigations and proceedings, concerning, inter alia, electrical equipment, natural resources, natural gas, civil engineering, and food and consumer goods
  • Advised large, multinational co-operation projects among competitors, including the organization and management of complex economic analyses regarding efficiencies and synergies
  • Advised on merger controls, in connection with numerous significant mergers such as Coop/REWE/CORE, Aryzta/Klemme, RWE/Essent and Siemens/Dade Behring

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  • The Legal 500 EMEA, Recommended, Germany: Tax, 2024
  • Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers™, Germany: Leading lawyer for Antitrust and Competition Law, 2021-2024
  • JUVE Handbook of Commercial Law Firms, Recommended for Antitrust Law, 2022-2024


  • Member of the German Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht (German Antitrust Experts Association)


Higher Regional Court of Cologne, Second State Exam, 2003
University of Aberdeen, LLM, International and European Law, 2001
University of Cologne, First State Exam, 2000


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