Mr. Cappellari is a partner in the firm's antitrust and competition practice group. His practice focuses on a broad range of issues under European and German competition law.
Mr. Cappellari has represented numerous clients in high-profile merger control cases before the European Commission and the German Federal Cartel Office, including several second phase proceedings. He also has gained significant experience in international cartel cases, such as the recent investigations by the EU Commission concerning marine hoses, air cargo, power cables and car components.
In addition, Mr. Cappellari has a general antitrust counseling practice. He regularly advises clients on the compliance of joint ventures and other cooperation arrangements with Article 101 TFEU, as well as on questions of abusive conduct under Article 102 TFEU.
Mr. Cappellari has gained significant experience, inter alia, in the energy, logistics, motor vehicles, pharmaceuticals, and media industries.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Cappellari worked with other US law firms in Brussels, Dusseldorf and Washington, DC. He is fluent in German and Italian.
Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business 2011-2013 Competition/European Law: Belgium
Global Competition Review's 2012 "GCR Highly recommended"
Chambers Europe: Europe’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2011 for Competition/European Law
The Legal 500 EMEA 2011 for Competition
JUVE Handbook 2012/13 - Recommended Lawyer
The International Who's Who of Competition Lawyers 2011
Member, American Bar Association, Section of Antitrust Law
Member, Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht