Petra Linsmeier advises and represents clients in German and European competition law. Her practice encompasses merger control, cartel fine proceedings, civil antitrust litigation and compliance measures. One main focus of her work concerns multi-jurisdictional internal investigations and audits, as well as subsequent leniency filings.

Dr Linsmeier studied at the universities of Passau, Munich (Dr iur, 2001) and Prague. She was admitted in 2001, and has been a partner at Gleiss Lutz since 2007.

Dr Linsmeier is a member the German Association for the Study of Antitrust Law, and a member of the American Bar Association and of the International Bar Association as well as the German Bar Association. Dr Linsmeier has been a lecturer at the University of Passau since 2013.