Alexander Rinne is a partner in the Munich office of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy and a member of the firm's Corporate Group. He joined Milbank in mid-2010 to establish the firm's German and European antitrust practice.
Alexander focuses on both German and European competition law, including related regulatory areas such as telecommunications, broadcasting and recycling.
Prior to joining Milbank, Alexander was head of the German antitrust practice of a major international law firm and head of its Munich office. He specializes in merger control procedures as well as cartel investigations and dominance cases before the relevant antitrust authorities. He also has extensive expertise in antitrust litigation before German and European courts where he represents clients particularly in the context of antitrust damages cases, refusal to supply actions and cases in relation to merger control decisions. In addition, Mr. Rinne, regularly advises clients in relation to the antitrust aspects of joint ventures, strategic alliances, distribution agreements and general antitrust compliance issues.
Alexander was admitted to the German bar in 1999. He studied law at the universities of Duesseldorf and Kiel, Germany. In Kiel, he also obtained his doctorate degree (Dr. jur.) in 1997.