Alexander Rinne is a partner in Milbank’s Munich office and a member of the firm’s Global Corporate Department. He joined Milbank in mid-2010 to establish the firm’s German and European antitrust practice.
Primary Focus & Experience
Mr. Rinne focuses on both German and European competition law, including related regulatory areas such as telecommunications, broadcasting and recycling.
Prior to joining Milbank, Mr. Rinne was head of the German antitrust practice of a major international law firm and head of its Munich office. He specializes in antitrust litigation before German and European courts where he represents clients particularly in the context of antitrust damages cases, refusal to supply actions and cases in relation to merger control decisions. He has also extensive expertise in merger control procedures as well as cartel investigations and dominance cases before the relevant antitrust authorities.
In addition, Mr. Rinne, regularly advises clients in relation to the antitrust aspects of joint ventures, strategic alliances, distribution agreements and general antitrust compliance issues.
Recognition & Accomplishments
Mr. Rinne is named in the global Who’s Who of Competition Layers and Economists by Global Competition Review. He is recommended for antitrust law by the German directory JUVE Handbuch and highly regarded by Legal 500. He is also ranked in competition and European law in Germany by Chambers Europe.
Mr. Rinne was admitted to the German bar in 1999. He studied law at the universities of Duesseldorf and Kiel, Germany. In Kiel, he also obtained his doctorate degree (Dr. jur.) in 1997.