Rie Paving Mortensen
Chief Economist, Partner
Chief Economist, Partner
Rie is the head of our economic analysis team consisting of highly specialized economists.
Rie's competition law experience includes complex mergers, in particular phase II cases, international cartels and complex cases involving the abuse of a dominant position.
In relation to both cartel-related and non-cartel related actions for damages, Rie has extensive experience in establishing the central elements of the counter factual scenario, handling settlement procedures and managing processes in relation to court appointed economic expert reports and testimonies, among other things.
In addition, Rie prepares various types of economic analyses and carries out important investigations in matters relating to tax law, intellectual property law and corporate M&A.
Rie holds a Master of Science (MSc) in Economics and has attended competition law courses at the University of Copenhagen. She has also studied at King's College London where she acquired her PG Diploma in EU competition law. Rie started her career working for the Danish Competition Authority and before taking up the position with Plesner in 2010 she was employed as an economist with Ørsted, where she particularly focused on analyses of competition law economics.
Rie Paving Mortensen is listed as a "Future Leader" as regards Consulting Experts - Economics - Competition Economists. Further, she is recommended as a "Global Leader" as regards Competition - Economists (2023)
Rie Paving Mortensen is recommended and listed as a "Next generation partner" as regards EU and Competition (2020+2021+2022+2023)
Rie Paving Mortensen is listed as a "Global Elite Thought Leader" (as only one in four in EMEA, and the only one in Denmark) with respect to Competition Economics.
The "very methodical and detailed" Rie Paving Mortensen of Plesner Advokatpartnerselskab has "an impressive overview of the economic aspects of competition issues, and is able to translate them into relevant legal arguments" (2020)
Rie Paving Mortensen is recommended and listed as a "Next generation lawyer" as regards EU and Competition (2019)
Rie Paving Mortensen is listed as a "Most Highly Regarded Future Leader" (as only one in six in EMEA, and the only one in Denmark) with respect to Competition Economics.
Rie Paving Mortensen at Plesner Advokatpartnerselskab is "highly skilled" and provides "strategic thinking and a fantastic overview of very complex matters with touch-points in many different jurisdictions". Clients in particular laud her "proactive approach, instead of just waiting for others to move" and her "ability to combine economics and legal issues" (2019)