Michael Masling advises clients on all aspects of EU and German competition law. Michael obtains merger clearances from national and international competition authorities in complex transactions, defends clients in government and private investigations and litigation, and provides antitrust counseling including on distribution systems. In addition, he counsels on European and German foreign direct investment rules. In 2014, Michael was seconded to Morgan Lewis’s Washington, DC, office, where he advised clients on international litigation and merger control matters. He is admitted to practice in Germany only.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Michael served as a legal clerk at the District Court of Hamburg. During his legal training he worked on antitrust matters for an international oil company, a German strategy consultancy, and the Permanent Mission of Germany to the United Nations in New York.