Damien founded EDGE Legal in January 2015, and merged the firm with Euclid Law in February 2017. Before creating his own independent practice, Damien was a partner in the Brussels office of Covington & Burling LLP where he was the co-head of the firm’s European litigation practice.
Damien has assisted clients in many high-stake European Commission investigations, including some of the most complex abuse of dominance cases. Damien has frequently also represented clients before the General Court and the Court of Justice of the European Union. He also intervenes as an expert witness in national court proceedings and international arbitrations as an expert witness. According to Chambers Global, Mr. Geradin “is well known for his writing”, with commentators describing him as “one of the best antitrust theoreticians around.”
Damien is also a Professor of competition law and economics at Tilburg University and a visiting Professor at University College London. Over the years, he has held visiting Professorships at leading US law schools including Columbia, Harvard, Michigan and Yale. He was also a visiting Professor at the College of Europe, Bruges, for 15 years. He is the co-author of Global Antitrust Law and Economics (2nd 2011) and EU Competition Law and Economics (2013).
He is also the author of over 100 law review articles and other publications, which have been cited by the US Supreme Court, US Court of Appeals, the EU courts and countless national courts and regulatory agencies. He is the co-editor of the Journal of Competition Law & Economics published by Oxford University Press. He is a non-governmental advisor of the ICN and a member of the International Task Force of the ABA Section of Antitrust.
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