Jennifer Mellott

Jennifer Mellott

Belgium, Brussels
Partner at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Profession: Partner
Industry: Competition


Jenn is a partner in Freshfields’ antitrust practice, where she operates as a transatlantic lawyer between Brussels & Washington, DC. She covers all aspects of antitrust & regulatory law and advises on the growing number of M&A transactions & investigations critically reviewed by EU Commission, US DOJ & FTC. Widely recognised for her expertise, Jenn is regular commentator on international antitrust developments. She also developed & hosts Freshfields’ competition podcast, Essential Antitrust.




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Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Partner at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

May 2021 - Present • Brussels, Washington DC, Belgium, US

Jointly based in Freshfields' Brussels and Washington DC offices, advising clients on multi-national transactions and other competition matters.

Counsel at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

2 years • May 2019 - May 2021 • Brussels, Belgium


Senior Associate at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

7 years 1 mth • April 2012 - May 2019 • Brussels, Washington DC, Belgium, US


Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton

Associate at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton

3 years 8 mth • August 2008 - April 2012 • Washington, DC, US


Law Clerk at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton

1 years 3 mth • May 2007 - August 2008 • Washington, DC , US



Georgetown University Law Center

JD, Law

Boston University

B.A., Political Science, Philosophy, Economics

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