Dr. Philipp Irmscher, LLM


Dr. Philipp Irmscher advises international and domestic clients in a wide range of public commercial law matters. He is an associate in the Regulatory and Government Affairs Department and a member of the Strategic Response Practice as well as the Antitrust and Competition Practice.

One focus of Dr. Irmscher's work is public policy advice and administrative and (European) constitutional law, especially regarding (economic) sanctions. In addition, he advises on legal and strategic issues in the context of legislative procedures and parliamentary committees of inquiry. 

Dr. Irmscher joined WilmerHale in 2020. Prior to joining the firm, he received his LL.M. at Harvard Law School as a Fulbright Scholar and completed his legal clerkship inter alia at the German Federal Chancellery and several major international law firms. 

Dr. Irmscher is a member of the Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht and the German-American Lawyers Association (DAJV).

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  • Education

    • Higher Regional Court of Hamburg, 2020

    • LLM, Harvard Law School, 2018

    • Dr. jur., University of Bayreuth, 2017

    • First State Exam, Bayreuth, 2015

  • Admissions

    • Berlin

  • Languages

    • German

    • English