Carolin Marx

Carolin Marx

Munich, Berlin

Email [email protected]​

Phone +49 89 290 12 0 (Munich) +49 30 80 0930 000 (Berlin)

Fax +49 89 290 12 222 (Munich)

LanguagesEnglish, German

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

a specialist in supply chain and antitrust law disputes

Legal 500

Clients turn to Carolin Marx for her passion, dedication and grit in resolving their disputes. At the core of her practice are antitrust & competition litigation matters - following cartels or an abuse of dominance - as well as supply chain disputes.  As partner in our German litigation practice Carolin is continuously instructed by her clients in their most complex and high value cases. 

Carolin represents and advocates for her clients in court, in negotiations and in mediation. That often means coordinating large-scale international disputes around the globe. Carolin has years of in-depth experience advising clients in the automotive industry.

Clients praise Carolin for her natural talent to communicate clearly, listen carefully and to confidently walk legal departments and business leadership through a litigation. With several years of experience advising some of the world's largest corporations, Carolin skillfully navigates complex internal and external factors that come with a dispute. As a result clients trust Carolin and her team to advise them on cases that could be business critical.

Carolin is based in Munich and Berlin. Handling cartel damages cases Carolin has also spent considerable time in our London Competition Litigation Team. Carolin has a strong academic background in international private and civil procedure law as well as alternative dispute resolution being a trained commercial mediator (MuCDR).

Carolin regularly publishes on competition litigation and cartel damages topics.

Carolin also brings her dedication to our Pro Bono, Community Investment and Diversity initiatives: she is a mentor in our HL BaSE program where we offer pro bono support to social enterprises. She also acts as mentor in our flagship "Debate It!" program that teaches young people public speaking skills. Carolin is involved in organizing diversity focused events in our Munich office such as the successful "Women of Achievement" series.

Awards and recognitions


Recommended for Commercial Litigation
Legal 500 Germany


Recommended for Dispute Resolution
Best Lawyers

Education and admissions


Second State Exam in Law, Higher Regional Court of Munich, 2014

First State Exam in Law, LMU Munich (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München), 2012


German Antitrust Lawyers' Association (Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht)

Competition Litigation Forum (C-L-F)

Related knowledge

Supply Chain Legal Issues

Representative experience

Advising a leading automotive-OEM in a multitude of court cases with a group of suppliers in German, Dutch and other international courts including interim injunctions and antitrust aspects.

Defending a group of companies in the automotive industry against an injunction in a supply chain dispute following the termination of a contract including allegations of abuse of dominance.

Acting for several financial institutions in regulatory litigation including claims pending at the European courts.

Defending a company in the automotive industry in a cross-border supply chain dispute with German and Mexican elements.

Representing a leading automotive-OEM in a complex dispute involving supply chain, post M&A and antitrust aspects.

Representing a leading automotive supplier in a pricing dispute regarding contractual, tortuous and antitrust claims.

Acting for Air Canada in antitrust damages proceedings in the Air Cargo cartel litigation.

Defending a company in the life-sciences industry against an injunction regarding allegations of abuse of dominance.

Representing a company in the transportation sector in pursuing claims for damages arising from anticompetitive conduct.

Advising a large German television network regarding cartel damages claims against a supplier.

Advising a leading automotive-OEM regarding cartel damages claims against various autoparts suppliers.

Representing a leading online retailer in a post M&A dispute including damages for anticompetitive conduct.

Representing an international provider of IP telecommunication hard- and software in a multi-party dispute relating to a VoIP project.

Advising a leading automotive supplier in a dispute over turbochargers.

Advising a major international automotive-OEM in a dispute over a collapsed alliance in an ICC arbitration with its seat in London.

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