Christina Renner concentrates her practice on European Union and German merger control, competition, and antitrust law, with experience in cartels and general behavioral matters, abuse of dominance, and EU state aid laws. Christina regularly advises clients concerning mergers reviewed by the European Commission and the German Federal Cartel Office, as well as the French, Austrian, and Belgian competition authorities. She has experience handling multi-jurisdictional filings for a variety of clients and regularly advises on complex competition compliance matters.
Christina also represents diverse international clients in antitrust investigations before the European Commission and other national competition authorities, including in litigation before European courts.
Christina’s work spans a variety of industries, including transportation, energy, life sciences, as well as retail and ecommerce. She has an established practice in EU regulatory matters in these areas.
Additionally, Christina is active in the German legal community in Brussels and is currently the co-chair of the Brussels regional section of the prestigious Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht (Member Association of German speaking antitrust lawyers).
Before joining Morgan Lewis, Christina was a partner in and head of the Brussels office of a French boutique law firm. She is fluent in German, English, French, Spanish, and Italian, with a working knowledge of Dutch.
Mergers and Acquisitions
EU Trade & Sanctions
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Competition, Law360 (2019, 2020)
Co-chair, Brussels regional section of the Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht (Member Association of German speaking antitrust lawyers)
Recognized, Competition, Global Competition Review's Who's Who Legal (2019–2021)
Recognized, Thought Leader – Competition, Global Competition Review's Who's Who Legal (2022)
Member, National Board of the FDP Germany (German Liberal Party) (1999–2001)
Vice president, Young Liberals of Germany (1998–1999)
Former Scholar, Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes (German National Academic Foundation)