Dr. Ellen B. Braun
As a German and EU competition practitioner of more than 20 years, I built and now head my firm's German Antitrust Practice. We advise our clients in all antitrust matters, including merger control, audits, investigations, court review of public enforcement, private enforcement litigation. Our German practice is part of Allen & Overy's leading international antitrust practice (in GCR's "Global Elite") comprising more than 100 specialized lawyers from Asia, Australia, Europe and North America.
German, English, French
Allen & Overy LLP
Partner at Allen & Overy LLP
January 2002 - Present • Hamburg, GermanyHeading Allen & Overy's German competition practice. Passionate about actioning and defending clients' interests based on antitrust law before authorities and in courts - and shielding them against compliance risks.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Senior Associate at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
5 years 3 mth • March 1996 - June 2001 • Düsseldorf, GermanyMy career in private practice started with Bruckhaus, later Freshfields, in Duesseldorf, where I learned from and worked with many outstanding practitioners, i.a. Cornelius Canenbley, Heinz Moosecker.
Hamburg, Geneva, UC Berkeley
1985 - 1995
Having passed a Certificat d'Etudes Europennes in the Institut Européen in Geneva, I graduated from the Hamburg University in 1991, followed by an LL.M from UC Berkeley in 1995, a university assistant's position and a phD on EU and German Antitrust law in the same year, and passed the NY bar in 1996. Since then I have worked in private practice, building A&O's German antitrust practice from 2002. Today, we are a team of 3 partners, 5 seniors, 6 associates and dedicated paralegal support in Germany and Brussels.