Anna Burghardt | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Anna Burghardt
Anna Burghardt

Anna Burghardt

Counsel, Berlin

T +49 30 880 911 565

E [email protected]


Specialised in advising clients on the application of a range of environmental laws and product-related regulatory regimes, with a special focus on chemical laws (e.g. REACH, CLP and PIC), emission control, water and soil protection law as well as mining law, as well as advising on the allocation and management of environmental liability risks and their contractual attribution in the context of project developments and financings, MA-transactions and joint ventures.

Bars and Courts

  • Attorney-at-Law, New York
  • Rechtsanwältin


  • SJD, Tulane University
  • LLM, Tulane University
  • Second State Exam, Higher Regional Court of Berlin
  • First State Exam, Humboldt University of Berlin


  • German
  • English



Anna advised thyssenkrupp in the joint venture with Tata Steel.*


Anna advised LetterOne in the acquisition of RWE Dea as well as subsequently in the joint venture with Wintershall.*


Anna advised E.ON SE on its re-organisation and split in E.ON and Uniper and on the related IPO.*

Bayer AG

Anna advised Bayer AG in relation to the carve-out of its sub-group Bayer MaterialScience.*

Mitsui & Co. Ltd and Mitsui & Co. Deutschland GmbH

Anna advised Mitsui & Co. Ltd and Mitsui & Co. Deutschland GmbH in connection with the acquisition of Chemtrade Aglobis AG, in relation to matters of environmental laws.*

*Matters prior to working for White & Case.


  • The new German Planning Regime for Onshore Electricity Grid Expansion – A Role Model for Europe?, RELP, p. 13-31 (2013) (with Markus Appel)

  • Phishing of European Emission Allowances and Resulting Legal Implications, 3 CCLR, p. 228-245 (2012) (with Markus Appel)

  • International Law and Policy Regarding the Placement of Artificial Reefs in the Marine Environment, 10 ABA International Environmental Law Committee Newsletter, p. 21-27 (2008)