Jones Day Welcomes Antitrust & Competition Partner Kaarli H. Eichhorn to Brussels Office

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 09:38

Jones Day announced that Kaarli H. Eichhorn has joined the Firm's Antitrust & Competition Law Practice as a partner and will be based in its Brussels Office.

Mr. Eichhorn arrives at Jones Day from General Electric ("GE"), where he was Global Executive Counsel – Competition Law & Policy for ten years. He advised on a very significant number of high-profile, complex, multinational mergers and led GE teams that negotiated globally with government authorities on competition law and related matters, along with directing many of the company's antitrust investigations, counselling, and compliance-related activities within all of its various business divisions which spanned media, financial services, digital, and industrial businesses.

Mr. Eichhorn's experience also includes government relations and international strategic policy work, particularly as it applies to antitrust issues. He has been a long-standing Non-Governmental Advisor to the International Competition Network, and has worked closely on policy issues within the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, ("OECD"), with the EU Commission, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, the U.S. Department of Justice, and other global competition authorities. He is a former chair for legal affairs in the American Chamber of Commerce to the EU and vice-chair of its competition committee. He has also held a leading role in the in-house legal profession as vice-chair of the In-House Competition Counsel Association.

A frequent speaker and writer on competition law, Mr. Eichhorn has been awarded the Global Counsel Award in the "Competition – Individual of the Year" category by the Association of Corporate Counsel and International Law Office. Born and raised in Stockholm, Mr. Eichhorn is a dual Swedish and Estonian national, and a Member of the Swedish Bar (Advokat).