Evelyn Niitväli is one of the co-founding partners of RCAA. She advises clients on all aspects of German and European competition law. Evelyn has handled various complex merger control proceedings both with the German Federal Cartel Office and the European Commission. Another focus of her practice is on cartel proceedings and abuse of dominance cases. She has assisted clients in dawn raids and internal investigations, leniency proceedings and negotiating settlements with the competition authorities. Evelyn also regularly advises clients as regards commercial agreements and represents clients in private antitrust litigation cases and out-of-court settlement negotiations. She has extensive experience in a broad range of industries, including consumer goods, retail, automotive, energy and utilities, IT and telecommunications. Evelyn started her legal career at Hengeler Mueller in Düsseldorf and Brussels. Prior to founding RCAA, Evelyn was a partner in a Munich based antitrust boutique firm and headed the German antitrust practice of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, Frankfurt.