Thorsten received his legal training in Berlin where he also obtained his doctoral degree. He joined the firm in 1996 and became a partner in 2001. He advises in all matters concerning German and EU competition law, in particular in the context of M&A transactions, follow-on damage claims, cartel investigations and aspects of the day-to-day business. He is also the author and editor of several renowned publications dealing with a wide variety of competition law topics.