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Marion Baumann

Marion Baumann is counsel at K&L Gates and a member of the antitrust law and public procurement practice groups. She advises on European and German antitrust law, public procurement law as well as on regulatory aspects, state-aid law, including the Foreign Subsidies Regulation and foreign trade law, in particular in relation to foreign direct investment assessment. 

Marion provides comprehensive advice on antitrust law, in particular in antitrust related questions including merger control in relation to multi-jurisdictional transactions, on the structuring of distribution systems, the drafting of research and development and technology transfer agreements and on antitrust compliance. 

In addition, she assists bidders and contracting authorities in all (pre-)stages of complex procurement procedures and infrastructure projects and represents clients before public procurement review bodies.

Marion also advises and assists clients in state-aid law, inter alia in monitoring of available subsidies, in particular in relation to site selection processes, in application procedures as well as in complaints to the EU Commission. 

Marion joined the firm in November 2008. After passing her First State Exam in 2006 at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, she also passed her Second State Exam 2008 in Munich. In 2018, she obtained her accreditation as a “Specialist Lawyer for Public Procurement Law” (Fachanwältin für Vergaberecht).

  • Recognized by The Legal 500 EMEA as a Recommended Lawyer in Germany
    • Public procurement, 2024
    • Advice to the transport sector, 2024
  • Speaker in the public procurement law module of the master program “Real Estate” JurGrad at university of Münster (since March 2019)
  • Speaker in the online basis training public procurement law of ForumVergabe (August 2023)
  • Speaker in the training program of DeutscheAnwaltAkademie for specialist lawyers for public procurement law (December 2018)
  • Speaker in the training program of DeutscheAnwaltAkademie regarding “Reasons for exclusion, exclusion from calls to tender and self-cleaning” (November 2017)
  • Took part as speaker in the further education course “Qualification as a funds manager for companies” (Qualifizierung zum Fördermittel-Manager für Unternehmen) by Emcra (2012-2014) – Public tendering: opportunities and pitfalls from the bidder’s point of view
  • In-house workshops on procurement law for companies on a regular basis
  • In-house workshops on antitrust law for companies on a regular basis
Additional Thought Leadership Pages
  • Acquiring an AI Company,” Thomson Reuters Practical Law, January 2024 (co-author)
  • “Ascertainment of the legal requirements for self-cleaning under public procurement law,” Comment on the ECJ's decision of 24 October 2018 (Case No. C-124/17), NZBau 2019, p. 565 et seq., together with Helene Gerhardt (German article)
  • “Admissibility and Contestability of a Tendering Exclusion,” NZBau 2016, p. 678 et seq., together with Dr. Annette-Mutschler-Siebert (German article)
  • “juris practice commentary for public procurement law,” Heiermann/Summa/Zeiss (editors), 6. edition 2022 (co-author)
  • „BeckOK Vergaberecht,” online commentary on procurement law, Beck-online 2022 (co-author)
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