Jacques-Philippe Gunther > Latham & Watkins > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

Latham & Watkins
45 RUE SAINT DOMINIQUE
75007 PARIS
France

Work Department

Jacques-Philippe Gunther is a partner in the Paris office of Latham & Watkins. He advises leading French and international companies on a variety of complex, cross-border merger control, contentious antitrust matters, and state aid.

Mr. Gunther advises clients before the European and French competition authorities on a broad range of anticompetitive practices and before French courts, with a particular focus on damages claims. He also has deep expertise in complex Phase I and Phase II European and national merger filings and state aid.

Mr. Gunther has particular experience in the telecom, transport, energy, chemicals, media, defense, sports, and financial services sectors.

Lawyer Rankings

France > EU, competition and distribution

(Hall of Fame)

Jacques-Philippe GuntherLatham & Watkins LLP

The antitrust and competition law group at Latham & Watkins enjoys an excellent reputation, advising major multinationals involved in state aid investigations, multi-jurisdictional merger control and appearances before the EU Commission, or the competition authority. The team of competition litigation authority Jacques-Philippe Gunther includes Adrien Giraud  and newly promoted partner and cartel and abuse of a dominant position specialist Mathilde Saltiel (March 2021). The group represents clients across the entertainment, biotech, retail, telecoms and tech sectors.

Paris > Droit européen, concurrence et distribution

(Hall of Fame)

Jacques-Philippe GuntherLatham & Watkins LLP

L’équipe antitrust et de droit de la concurrence de Latham & Watkins jouit d’une excellente réputation. Elle conseille des multinationales dans le traitement de procédures d’aides d’état, d’opérations de concentration transfrontalières, et les représente devant la Commission Européenne ou l’Autorité de la Concurrence. La pratique est dirigée par Jacques-Philippe Gunther qui est un grand nom du marché pour le contentieux de droit de la concurrence. Il est entouré d’ Adrien Giraud  et de  Mathilde Saltiel , qui a été promue associée en mars 2021 et qui est une spécialiste des affaires de cartel et d’abus de position dominante. La base de clientèle comprend notamment de grandes sociétés actives dans les secteurs du divertissement, des biotechnologies, de la distribution, des télécoms et des technologies.