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Dominique Strieder


Dominique Strieder, LL.M. (Georgetown University), joined Pohlmann & Company in May 2017. Dominique advises German and international clients in relation to internal investigations, the management of compliance-related crises situations, the assessment and implementation of compliance systems as well as company’s corporate social responsibility and human rights obligations.

Dominique has significant experience in conducting cross-border internal investigations in relation to a broad variety of issues, including corruption, bribery and fraud and provides counsel to companies in crises situations, in particular in the aftermath of cyberattacks. He possesses extensive experience in the set-up, implementation and development of compliance programs and systems. This experience includes effectiveness testing of compliance organizations under compliance monitorships appointed by U.S. authorities.

Prior to joining Pohlmann & Company, Dominique worked for many years in the legal department of Siemens AG and for Clifford Chance.

Languages: German, English and Portuguese


  • Studies of political science at the Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences, law studies in Durham, London and Washington D.C.
  • 2007–2008 Clifford Chance Frankfurt
  • 2010–2017 Siemens AG, Legal & Compliance;
  • 2016 Admitted as a Solicitor, England and Wales
  • 2017 Senior Associate at Pohlmann & Company
  • 2018 Admitted as a Solicitor, Republic of Ireland
  • Since 2019 Counsel at Pohlmann & Company
  • 2020 Admitted to the bar in Germany (Rechtsanwalt)


  • “Seven tips for internal investigations in the age of coronavirus”, in: Compliance Week, May 11, 2020 (together with Lara Burke)
  • “US Compliance Monitorship – Lessons Learned!”, in: Compliance Praxis 40 (2019), 40-43 (together with N. Willms and T. Baumgartner)
  • “Will Germany’s amendment of its Foreign Trade and Payments Act lead to new investment disputes?” in: Arbitration News, Vol 14 No 2, Sept. 2009 (together with Markus Burianski)
  • “The Security Council and war in the twenty-first century”, in: Peace Review 19 (2), Apr.-June 2007, 197–205
Selected Mandates
  • Member of the Independent Monitor Team (for the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission) for VEON Ltd.
  • Member of the German Counsel Team of the Independent Compliance Monitor Larry Thompson for Volkswagen AG
  • Development of a group-wide compliance management system, including training of the executive board and implementation of a supplier compliance assurance system as well as internal investigations at a worldwide operating family-owned automotive supplier
  • Revision of the existing compliance management system at an international technology company
  • Compliance risk analysis and subsequent introduction of an individually tailored compliance management system as well as training of managers and compliance officers at a globally active private equity firm
  • Comparative analysis of the compliance management system of a service provider in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development and international education work
  • Advising an international listed company in the renewable energy sector during investigations into alleged misconduct, including possible systems and controls deficiencies
  • Acting for TÜV SÜD AG in relation to the Brumadinho dam collapse in Brazil