Matthias Samol

Matthias Samol

Senior Associate

Email matthias.samol@​

Phone +49 89 290 12 0

Fax +49 89 290 12 222

LanguagesEnglish, German, Polish

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

Matthias Samol works for national and international companies on all issues of corporate compliance as well as administrative and criminal aspects. He advises on cross-border internal investigations for Fortune 500 and DAX 30 clients in particular. His focus lies on the automotive and transportation sector.

Throughout his career, he has supported clients on the set up and management of internal investigations. While doing so, Matthias has provided legal risk assessments and assisted on data collection and data reviews. Moreover, Matthias has conducted interviews and advised clients during dawn raids.

During his legal training at the Higher Regional Court of Freiburg, Matthias worked, inter alia, at the Public Prosecutor's Office of Freiburg and an international law firm in Frankfurt and London.

Education and admissions


Second State Exam in Law, Baden-Wuerttemberg, 2015

First State Exam in Law, University of Freiburg, 2013

Representative experience

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

Advising and supporting a world leading aerospace company in conducting an internal investigation, in particular on embezzlement and bribery allegations in Asia.

Advising a globally acting provider of automotive products in the review of its internal processes, among others on emissions related topics.

Supporting an internationally operating consumer goods company with assistance during a dawn raid and on further communication with authorities.

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