Managing Morgan Lewis’s Frankfurt office since 1997, Christian O. Zschocke counsels clients on public takeovers, and on European and German antitrust law. He represents clients in large takeover transactions on the side of bidders, financial investors, or target companies. He previously served clients of another international New York–based law firm in London, Brussels, and Frankfurt, and worked for law firms in Paris, Hamburg, Barcelona, and Buenos Aires.
In addition to his private practice experience, Christian served as a trainee at the Commission of the European Communities, Directorate General IV for Competition. He speaks regularly at seminars, and has written several published works on corporate and antitrust law, including a commentary on the German Takeover Code and a handbook on the German Takeover Act. He edits a section of Germany’s leading antitrust review that covers international antitrust developments.
A native German speaker, Christian is also fluent in English, Spanish, and French.
Hamburg, Germany, 1990, Second State Examination
Universität Hamburg, Germany, 1994, DR.JUR.
University of Bonn Law School, 1985, First State Examination