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BEITEN BURKHARDT is Strengthening its Frankfurt Office: Dr Andrea Pomana Joins as Equity Partner

Frankfurt am Main, 1 July 2021 – The international law firm BEITEN BURKHARDT is pleased to announce that Dr Andrea Pomana will join the firm’s Frankfurt office as Equity Partner. Andrea Pomana joins from Debevoise & Plimpton and will transfer on 1 August this year. With her joining the firm, BEITEN BURKHARDT will expand its offerings at the Frankfurt office to include antitrust law and foreign direct investment. 

Andrea Pomana (42) has been with Debevoise & Plimpton in Frankfurt since 2015 where she headed the antitrust and foreign investment practice. Prior to that, she was an antitrust lawyer in a renowned compliance boutique from 2014 to 2015 and worked in a large international commercial law firm’s offices in Hamburg and Brussels from 2009 to 2014. 

Andrea Pomana specialises in European and German antitrust and competition law and foreign direct investment. She has extensive experience in complex, cross-border transactions and merger control proceedings before the European Commission and the German Federal Cartel Office. 

Andrea Pomana also advises on aspects related to the abuse of a dominant market position and distribution agreements. Her practice focuses on antitrust compliance investigations, compliance trainings, and compliance issues. She has particular experience in the chemicals, electricity and gas, renewable energy, aviation, automotive, technology, and defence sectors as well as private equity. 

"With Dr Pomana, we have once again succeeded in winning an extremely competent colleague that is highly regarded by clients and peers and well connected. With her extensive expertise and international footprint, we are also further expanding our services in the Frankfurt area", comments Philipp Cotta, Managing Partner of BEITEN BURKHARDT and adds: "After Dr Marion Frotscher joined our Hamburg office at the beginning of this year, we have found in Dr Pomana another expert who complements our partnership excellently not only professionally, but also on a personal level."

Regarding her joining the firm, Dr Andrea Pomana said: "BEITEN BURKHARDT offers me and my practice a platform with great potential for further growth. I am excited to be part of such a well-integrated group of excellent and highly professional lawyers in Germany, Brussels, and worldwide." 

Philipp Cotta 
Phone: +49 89 35 065-1342 


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