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 of the German Association for the Study of Antitrust Law, the American Bar Association, the International Bar Association and the German Bar Association. She has been a lecturer at the University of Passau since 2013.