Mr. Ebinger is an economist with more than 10 years of consulting experience in competition and antitrust matters in Europe and the US.
Mr. Ebinger is a Principal and leads the Brussels office of Brattle. He is a competition economist with more than 10 years of experience in advising clients and providing expert testimony on competition issues. Mr. Ebinger has advised on a large number of merger, abuse of dominance and collusion cases before the European Commission and national competition authorities and courts.
Mr. Ebinger has a wide range of experience in all types of competition cases. In particular, he has advised on many of the large cartel cases and resulting follow-on litigation of the past decade, specializing in the quantification of damages. His experience in cartels and collusive conduct, both for claimants and defendants, covers many sectors (for example, automotive, financial products, pharmaceuticals, consumer goods, industrial goods, and infrastructure, amongst others) and jurisdictions. He has also advised on a number of transactions notified at the European Commission and national competition authorities (e.g. in telecoms and the sharing economy). Furthermore, he has provided economic evidence on a number of abuse of dominance cases before the European Commission (e.g. specialized medical devices) and the Bundeskartellamt (e.g. retail gasoline).
Before joining The Brattle Group, Mr. Ebinger was the head of the German competition office of a large economic consultancy, which he established after moving from their London office. He started his consulting career in Berlin, during which time he also gained practical experience on US casework due to his secondment to an affiliated consultancy in Washington, DC. He has also had the chance to experience the inner workings of a regulator during his time working for the Chief Economist of the Competition Authority of the Netherlands (ACM, formerly NMa).
Konstantin is fluent in German and English.