Jéssica Nemeth


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Jessica Nemeth is an EU-qualified lawyer specializing in competition law. She is based in the O’Melveny Brussels office, and has experience working in Brussels, Amsterdam, and Sao Paulo. 

The scope of Jessica’s work includes advising on global competition compliance programs, international mergers, including filings under the EU Merger Regulation and the Brazilian Antitrust Act, advice on competition law in a wide range of commercial agreements in chemicals, paints and coatings, aluminum, semiconductors, telecom, and commodities (orange juice, wheat, flour, oil seed crushing) industries. 

Prior to joining the Brussels office, Jessica worked as in-house counsel at AkzoNobel, a Dutch multinational specialized in paints and coatings. Working at the headquarters, Jessica was part of the global compliance team where she developed, designed and implemented the competition and anti-bribery compliance program. 



  • Portuguese

Honors & Awards

  • Ruben Perea Competition Law Writing Award 2021


Bar Admissions

  • Belgium, Advogada (E-list)
  • Portugal, Advogada
  • Brazil, Advogada


  • Vrije Universiteit van Amsterdam, LL.M., International Technology Law
  • Utrecht University, LL.M., Law and Economics Master: Utrecht University LEG International Talent Scholarship (LEG-ITS); Honors Program
  • Sao Paulo Law School of Fundacao Getulio Vargas, LL.B., Law

Professional Activities


  • “Blockchain, Behavioural Remedies, and Merger Control: How can access remedies do better?” Journal of European Competition Law & Practice, Volume 13, Issue 3 (2022)


  • “Verticalização dos meios de pagamento: Desafios Atuais e Perspectivas Futuras,” Mulheres no Antitruste, Volume II