Dr. Daniel A.Widmann


Frankfurt + 49.69.9726.3939

Dr. Daniel Widmann's practice focuses on domestic and international disputes, including litigation and arbitration proceedings as well as pretrial negotiations. He advises clients in negotiations of commercial agreements, such as distribution, supply, and agency, and in arbitration clauses.

In the area of international arbitration, Daniel regularly handles commercial and corporate disputes under the procedural rules of international arbitration institutions such as the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the German Arbitration Institute (DIS). He also has represented clients in litigation proceedings before the EU Court of Justice and the General Court.

Daniel was based in Jones Day's Miami Office for several months in 2019, where he gained experience in the economic and legal interrelationships of international large-scale M&A transactions and international arbitration. Prior to joining Jones Day, Daniel worked as a research associate at the University of Mannheim, where he also conducted research on his Ph.D. thesis on the protection of the product image under EU distribution and antitrust law. He also clerked at the Higher Administrative Court of the State of Baden-Württemberg and at the Chamber for Competition Law at the District Court of Mannheim.


  • PolyOne acquires Clariant color and additive masterbatch business for $1.5 billionJones Day advised PolyOne Corporation in the $1.5 billion purchase of Clariant’s global color and additive masterbatch business.
  • NEP Group acquires SOS Global ExpressJones Day advised NEP Group in its acquisition of SOS Global Express, an independent international freight forwarding and full-service logistics company that specializes in supporting clients in broadcast, entertainment, music, and professional sports teams and leagues.
  • Deutsche Beteiligungs AG sold investment in InfianaJones Day advised DBAG Fund VI, a fund advised by Deutsche Beteiligungs AG (DBAG), on the auction sale of the portfolio company Infiana Group GmbH and indirectly all of its subsidiaries to funds advised by Pamplona Capital Management.
  • Additional Publications

    • 2019
      Schutz des Produktimages durch Vertriebsbindungen im EU-Kartellrecht

    Speaking Engagements

    Speaking Engagements Prior to Jones Day

    December 2014
    Lecturer on European Competition Law, Charles University
    Prague, Czech Republic

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