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Friederike Popot-Müller

Senior Associate

Friederike advises on all aspects of German and European competition law with a focus on litigation including follow-on damages Actions.
Friederike works with German as well as international clients across jurisdictions and in multiple sectors including financial services, industrials, technology and many more.


Representative matters

Procter & Gamble in follow-on damage cases in Germany. Various pending cases participate in further shaping the German follow-on litigation landscape.

Google in Ads Policy litigation cases in Germany. 

Scania in follow-on damage cases in Germany.

Published Work

  • Dr. René Galle, Friederike Popot-Müller, 2022, "Die neue Vertikal-GVO: Vertriebskartellrecht im Zeichen der Digitalisierung“ (New Vertical Block Exemption Regulation: Supply and distribution competition law in the digital age), Germany: Der Betrieb, DB1407902
  • Dr. René Galle, Friederike Popot-Müller, 2019, „Sanktionen bei Vereitelung der Herausgabepflicht nach § 33g GWB“, Germany: NZKart, p. 317 et seq.
  • Friederike Popot-Müller, 2016, “Transposition of Directive 2014/104/EU: An effective strengthening of cartel victims in France?", Germany: Wirtschaft und Wettbewerb.
  • R. Dammann, Friederike Popot-Müller, 2012, "First application of the ECJ Interedil-jurisprudence concerning the COMI in a judgment of the Cour d’appel Versailles of 19/01/2012", Germany: NZI.

Speaking Engagements

  • Guest Speaker, CJUE decision, Orde van Vlaamse Balies and Others v Vlaamse Regering, 8 December 2022, C-694/20, Erweiterung des legal professional privilege und Bedeutung in der Praxis., Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht Nord, June 2023.

Leadership Positions And Professional Affiliations

Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht e.V.



Rechtsanwaltin, Germany, 2017

Avocat, France, 2017.


LL.M, Universities of Paris I (Sorbonne) / Cologne, 2015

Master, Law, Sciences Po Paris, 2014


French, English, German
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.