Dr. Ann-Christin Richter is a Partner at Hausfeld in Berlin. She advises on all aspects of competition law and represents clients in antitrust and IP litigation.
Ann-Christin specializes in representing clients in cartel damages actions, both on the plaintiff’s and the defendant’s side. She is also experienced in defending clients in cartel investigations by competition authorities and in conducting internal investigations. A further focus of Ann-Christin’s practice is providing advice in abuse of dominance cases and at the interface of IP and antitrust law. Ann-Christin has represented clients before numerous German courts as well as before the European General Court.
Ann-Christin studied in Hanover, Hamburg, Berlin and Durham. She holds a LL.M. from Durham University and a Ph.D. from Freie Universität Berlin, both with a focus on competition law.
Prior to joining Hausfeld, Ann-Christin worked for two international law firms in German and European competition law and antitrust and IP litigation for several years. She further worked as an antitrust expert for a major international pharmaceutical and healthcare company.
Fachanwältin für Gewerblichen Rechtsschutz (Specialist Lawyer for IP)
Dr. iur., Freie Universität Berlin
Bar Exam / 2nd State Exam, Hamburg – Distinction
LL.M., Durham University – Distinction
1st State Exam, Hanover - Distinction
German Federal Cartel Office imposed fines totaling almost one billion Euro on German steel producers for price cartels in several cases
Legal 500 Ranks Hausfeld Germany in Top Tier for Competition Litigation
Hausfeld’s Response to EC Consultation on Confidentiality
JUVE Shortlists Hausfeld For Dispute Resolution Law Firm Of The Year
Further Growth for Commercial, Financial and Antitrust Litigation Practices with Hire and Appointment of New Partners Wolf H. von Bernuth and Ann-Christin Richter
European Commission Proposes New Consumer Deal On Representative Consumer Actions
ABA’s 2019 Global Private Litigation Conference – 17 June 2019, Berlin
ECJ: Potential Competition Exists Between Originators and Generics
E-Commerce Under EU Competition Law – Recent Developments
German Parliament Approves Statutory Amendments Addressing Private Competition Enforcement
Cementing the Liability of Infringers of Competition Law