Dr. Niklas Brüggemann is an associate in the Hamburg office of Latham & Watkins. He is a member of the firm’s Complex Commercial Litigation Practice and Antitrust & Competition Practice. His practice involves all aspects of competition law, foreign investment control, and commercial litigation, focusing on international and domestic cartel damages litigation.
Prior to joining Latham in 2018, Dr. Brüggemann worked as a law clerk for the Hamburg State Attorney, Hamburg Regional Court, German Federal Chancellery, Latham's Hamburg office, and the EU Commission’s Directorate-General for Competition.
He studied law and history at the Universities of Munich and Geneva and received his PhD in law from the University of Munich with a dissertation on EU and US international civil procedure (summa cum laude). For his dissertation, he was awarded the University of Munich’s Law Faculty Prize in 2019. Dr. Brüggemann regularly publishes articles on international civil procedure, private international law, antitrust law, and foreign investment control.