Christopher Rother, the Managing Partner of Hausfeld Berlin, is one of the pioneers of private enforcement in Germany and Europe having been involved in many landmark antitrust cases. Prior to Hausfeld, Christopher spent almost two decades as part of Deutsche Bahn AG’s (“DB”) legal team including the last 10 years as Head of the Regulatory, Competition & Antitrust Department. Christopher has developed an impressive and unparalleled track record of competition and antitrust litigation matters by setting up a very profitable unit within DB dealing exclusively with DB’s global business needs in competition litigation, handling cases worth over 1 billion EUR across multiple jurisdictions. At DB, Christopher not only turned the legal department into a profit center but also pioneered DB’s position as one of the most relevant players in private enforcement across the world. Christopher is admitted to the German bar.