Delphine Michot’s practice focuses on domestic and cross-border litigation and dispute resolution as well as white-collar criminal matters.

Delphine joined the firm in 2000, became counsel in 2008, and became a partner in 2022.

Notable Experiences

Selected litigation experience

  • Google in a number of cases before French courts, including in the largest damages claim ever filed against it in Europe.

  • Veolia Environnement in several emergency and injunction proceedings relating to its €12.9 billion hostile bid for rival company Suez, to create the French world champion of ecological transformation.

  • Rothschild in a criminal and civil dispute brought by Scor against Covea and its former CEO, related to Covea’s attempt to take over Scor.

  • SuperSonic, a mobile game publisher and gaming studio based in Israel, in a litigation against a French competitor.

  • Fonterra in connection with a claim for damages on the basis of alleged failures leading to a massive product recall.

  • BNP Paribas in connection with tort claims.

  • Casa Tarradellas in its acquisition of a 60% stake in the Herta charcuterie and dough business from Nestlé.

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Selected white-collar experience

  • Royal Bank of Canada in connection with the Wildenstein case before the Paris criminal court.

  • Big Four accounting firm in connection with a fraud, bribery and corruption, joint investigation by the French, UK and U.S. authorities.

  • HSBC in the criminal investigation arising out of Swiss leaks and giving rise to the first French DPA (Convention Judiciaire d’Intérêt Public).

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Selected Activities

Member, Women’s White-Collar Defense Association (WWCDA)