Dr. Michaela Westrup LL.M. Photo

Michaela is a leading lawyer of Reed Smith’s German Antitrust & Competition practice. She advises a range of companies, including some of the world’s largest digital platforms and manufacturers of branded products, on distribution-related antitrust matters, and on cartel and market-dominance cases often in the context of digital markets. She is also an enthusiastic antitrust litigator having showcased her capabilities by representing clients in a wide range of private litigation matters before the courts and in investigations and proceedings by competition regulators.


  • University of Frankfurt, Germany, 2001, Dr. jur.
  • Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2000, Second State Exam (Bar exam equivalent)
  • Northwestern University, Chicago, USA, 1999, LL.M.
  • University of Frankfurt, Germany, 1997, First State Exam (J.D. equivalent)
  • University of Frankfurt, Germany, Study of Law
  • University of Keele, 1995, Study of Law

  • Alemania

  • All German Higher Regional Courts
  • All German Local and District Courts

  • Munich Bar Association 
  • German Competition Law Association
  • Munich Competition Law Forum

  • German
  • English

Premios y reconocimientos

  • Best Lawyers™ in cooperation with Handelsblatt Germany for Competition / Antitrust Law (continually since 2019)
  • JUVE Handbook Germany for Competition / Antitrust (continually since 2018)