Michael Jahn

Michael Jahn

Senior Associate

Email [email protected]​hoganlovells.com

Phone +49 89 290 12 0

Fax +49 89 290 12 222

LanguagesGerman, English

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

Michael Jahn advises national and international companies, including various Fortune 500 and DAX 40 companies, on issues regarding commercial criminal law as well as on topics related to compliance and internal investigations.

As part of his practice, Michael advises in particular on the set up and management of internal investigations, often in the context of public prosecutor investigations. In doing so, he coordinates the review of relevant data and provides the legal assessments, in particular regarding possible questions of liability of companies and their employees. Michael has extensive experience in communicating with authorities, for example in the context of dawn raids or sanction proceedings.

Michael completed his studies at the Ludwigs-Maximilians-Universität in Munich. During his legal clerkship at the Munich Higher Regional Court, Michael worked for the Munich Public Prosecutor's Office I and a Munich law firm for white-collar crime. In addition to his legal clerkship, Michael also worked for an international commercial law firm.


Education and admissions


Second State Exam in Law, Bavaria, 2018

First State Exam in Law, LMU Munich (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München), 2016

Representative experience

Advising various major companies from the automotive industry on large scale internal investigations and compliance topics.

Advising a globally acting company from the automotive industry regarding questions on legal privilege in connection with dawn raids of business premises.

Advising a globally acting technology company on updating its global compliance system.

Supporting a leading pharmaceutical company in connection with a public prosecutor’s investigation regarding corruption allegations, including assistance during the public prosecutor’s dawn raid.

Advising an international technology company on possible administrative or criminal proceedings against foreign companies or persons in connection with the import of products.

Advising an international technology company on potential corruption allegations against business partner due to payments to foreign customs agencies.

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