19 APR 2016 … Yann Utzschneider has joined global law firm White & Case LLP as a partner in its Global Antitrust Practice in Paris.
Utzschneider, who will lead the Paris office’s competition, EU law and economic regulation practice, has extensive experience in competition law and economic law, including notification of mergers, cartels, major distribution and litigations. In addition, his experience on merger control matters will be a valuable addition to the Firm’s corporate practice. He has represented both French and international companies before European institutions as well as in the French courts. He joins the Firm from Gide Loyrette Nouel.
“The Paris antitrust team has grown from strength to strength in recent years and the arrival of a partner of Yann’s caliber, whose experience is widely acknowledged, perfectly fits with the level of excellence our clients expect,” said White & Case partner Jean-Paul Tran Thiet, head of the Paris Antitrust practice. “This move reflects our wish to grow in the French market and aligns with the Firm’s strategy to strengthen key practices including disputes.”
Utzschneider is admitted to the Paris Bar and formerly a Secrétaire de la Conférence. He received a post Master’s degree in European Law and an MA in Management & Law from ESCP Europe. He is also a member of the board of the French Association for Competition Studies (AFEC).