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Rachel C. Brandenburger

Hogan Lovells US LLP
Senior Advisor and Foreign Legal Consultant
New York, NY, USA


RACHEL C. BRANDENBURGER
Senior Advisor, New York

Rachel Brandenburger is a Senior Advisor in Hogan Lovells' Antitrust, Competition and Economic Regulation practice. She is recognized as a leading international antitrust and competition law and policy advisor. Rachel is a foreign legal consultant in New York and a qualified solicitor in England and Wales.

Rachel focuses on proceedings before European and other international antitrust agencies. She has appeared before antitrust, competition, and regulatory agencies around the world in matters involving investigations into mergers, anti-competitive practices, monopolization or dominant positions, and cartels.

From 2010 to 2013, Rachel was Special Advisor, International to the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). She advised on many Antitrust Division matters that involved extensive cooperation efforts between the Antitrust Division and its international counterparts, including the Deutsche Boerse/NYSE transaction, the merger between United Technologies Corporation and Goodrich Corporation, the eBooks investigation, revised best practices regarding cooperation in merger investigations with the European Commission, and memoranda of understanding with the Chinese and Indian antitrust agencies.

Rachel was also a partner at a leading international firm where she lead many cases involving investigations into mergers, anti-competitive practices, monopolization or dominant positions, and cartels before the European Commission, the UK competition and regulatory agencies, and other antitrust, competition and regulatory agencies around the world.

Rachel is a frequent speaker on international antitrust and competition law and policy issues, and the author or co-author of many papers and publications on these issues. She is also a member of the editorial boards of Competition Policy International's Antitrust Chronicle and the International Bar Association's Competition Law International. Currently, she serves as Non-Governmental Advisor to the International Competition Network.

She is listed as a leading international antitrust and competition law and policy advisor in many guides and directories and named as one of the top 20 such advisors globally.

HOGAN LOVELLS PUBLICATIONS

"Streamlining the Chinese merger control process - further implementing rules issued." Hogan Lovells (21 April 2014)

PRACTICES

Government Regulatory
Antitrust, Competition and Economic Regulation

EDUCATION

B.A., with honors, University of Oxford, St Hilda's College, 1976

AWARDS / RANKINGS

U.S. Department of Justice's Antitrust Division Award of Distinction, 2011

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Non-Governmental Advisor, International Competition Network
  • Member, U.K. Department of Trade and Industry's Panel of Experts on the Modernization of EU Law
  • Member, American Bar Association (ABA), 1996-Present; Member, ABA Section of Antitrust Law's International Task Force, 2005-2009, 2012-Present; non-U.S. Representative on the Council of the Section of Antitrust Law, 2010-2013; Member, Section's Long Range Planning Committee, 2009-2010; Member, Presidential Transition Report Task Force, 2008-2009
  • Member, International Bar Association, 1996-Present; Member, Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Task Force, 2007-2008
  • Member, Competition Group of The Law Society of England and Wales, 1988 - Present; Chair, 2000-2001

BAR ADMISSIONS / QUALIFICATIONS

England and Wales

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