This chapter identifies the leading 19 competition economists in the German market. They have been selected for their expert knowledge and testimony in complex antitrust matters, alongside the superb advice they provide to lawyers and clients on intricate matters of competition economics.
Most Highly Regarded
E.CA Economics performs well with three listings in this chapter.
Rainer Nitsche is a pre-eminent figure in the German market, where he enjoys a stellar reputation for his work handling cartel, abuse of a dominance and merger control matters.
Hans Friederiszick is known for his deep expertise spanning an array of competition-related matters from state aid to cartel investigations.
Simone Kohnz is held in high esteem by sources thanks to her strong experience providing economic expertise in competition litigation and cartel cases.
At Lademann & Associates, Rainer Lademann wins widespread endorsements from sources who commend his first-class work on antitrust and merger proceedings.
Niels Frank is an active figure in the market, according to peers who applaud his work on merger proceedings across a range of sectors from energy to retail.
Compass Lexecon’s Thilo Klein is a well-recognised name in the competition space, known for his impressive handling of merger proceedings, conduct issues and damages claims.
Volker Nocke at University of Mannheim is commended for his competition economics practice where he is singled out for his deep knowledge of vertical restraints and competition policy.
Martin Peitz enjoys a stellar international reputation for his world-class work advising on antitrust regulation, policy and economics.
Roman Inderst from Goethe University Frankfurt is “very strong on vertical issues”, laud sources who commend him as an “outstanding economist” and as “a must have on the list”.
Christine Zulehner from the University of Vienna is a “outstanding economist” who surpasses peers with her profound expertise in competition economics.
Martin Hellwig with Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods is recognised by peers as one of the foremost economists in both the domestic and international markets.
Julia Dietrich at Frontier Economics regularly advises clients on merger proceedings, cartel investigations and competition-related litigation.
At Oxera Enno Eilts ranks highly among peers for his adept handling of competition economics matters pertaining to merges, abuse of dominance and state aid.