Christine Merkel is a senior associate in the Litigation practice in Mayer Brown’s Frankfurt office. She advises clients in complex domestic and international litigation and arbitration matters as well as out-of-court disputes in connection with national and international infrastructure, energy, construction and plant construction projects.

Prior to joining Mayer Brown in January 2021, Christine worked for three other leading international law firms in Frankfurt and London for several years. During this time, she acted for companies in disputes arising from corporate, energy, capital markets and construction law.

Spoken Languages

  • German
  • English
  • French


Doctor's Degree (PhD in Law), Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

Second State Law Examination (bar exam), Higher Regional Court of Koblenz

Legal Clerkship (Referendariat), Mainz, Frankfurt and London (UK)

First State Law Examination, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz


  • Frankfurt am Main, Germany