Gibson Dunn Adds Competition Partner Christian Riis-Madsen to Brussels Office

September 3, 2019

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Christian Riis-Madsen will join the firm’s Brussels office as a partner in the firm’s Antitrust and Competition Practice Group.  Riis-Madsen joins the firm from O’Melveny & Myers.

“We are delighted that Christian is joining us,” said Ken Doran, Chairman and Managing Partner of Gibson Dunn.  “He is highly regarded in the Brussels legal and business communities and is well-known to many of our partners and several of our clients.  He has a well-rounded competition practice with deep experience with top multinational technology companies. Moreover, he has demonstrated strong leadership qualities and will complement the strengths of our global Antitrust and Competition Practice Group.”

“Christian is a super fit to our existing Brussels practice, both in terms of his great legal skills and his personality,” said Peter Alexiadis, Partner in Charge of the Brussels office.  “Christian has been on our radar for some time.  His reputation in the high tech sector fits very well with our existing client base, while significant synergies also present themselves in the growth of our existing Scandinavian/Nordic practice.”

“I am looking forward to working with my new colleagues at Gibson Dunn,” said Riis-Madsen.  “The firm’s premier competition practice and technology clientele are a perfect platform to continue to grow my practice.”

About Christian Riis-Madsen

Riis-Madsen has a broad competition law practice, advising on antitrust and regulatory matters before the European Commission.  He has advised companies in a variety of industries and has significant experience in the technology sector, including issues related to two-sided markets, online platforms and intellectual property rights.

Before joining Gibson Dunn, Riis-Madsen practiced with O’Melveny & Myers from 2004 to 2019 and most recently served as head of the Brussels office.  Prior, he practiced with Norton Rose in Brussels and Kromann Reumert in Copenhagen.  He is admitted to practice in Denmark and Belgium.  He is fluent in Danish, English, French, German, Norwegian and Swedish.

He received his B.A. in law in 1998 and his LL.M. in law in 2000 from the University of Copenhagen.