Dr Nadine E Herrmann is managing partner of the Hamburg office and chair of the firm’s EU and German competition law practice. She is a Rechtsanwältin (Germany), a solicitor of the senior courts of England and Wales, a member of the Hanseatische Rechtsanwaltskammer and is registered with the Brussels Bar (E-List).
Dr Herrmann specialises in antitrust, intellectual property and other regulatory and commercial litigation at trial and appellate level.
She has broad experience in litigation and investigations, representing her clients before courts and regulators (including the European Commission, the German Federal Cartel Office and the German Financial Supervisory Authority). Her competition expertise covers all aspects of German and European competition law, including abuse of dominance cases. Dr Herrmann has particular expertise in cases involving the intersection of IP and competition law. Her IP practice focuses on design, unfair competition, copyright and trade secret cases.
The author of a textbook on EU competition and German unfair competition law, Dr Herrmann has been internationally recognised as an expert litigator. She has practised in Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States.
Before joining Quinn Emanuel in 2012, Dr Herrmann was a partner at Allen & Overy LLP. She earned her PhD in law from Philipps-Universität Marburg (summa cum laude) and her LLM from the University of Sydney.