Curriculum Vitae

Employment:

  • 2006-2019: Debevoise & Plimpton, LLP, Paris and New York (Partner: 2006-2012; Of Counsel: 2013-2019)
  • 1991-2006: Shearman & Sterling (Partner)
  • 1978-1991: Patterson, Belknap, Webb & Tyler (Partner: 1980-1991)
  • 1974-1978: Assistant United States Attorney, Southern District of New York (Chief of Appeals, 1977-1978)
  • 1973-1974: Law Clerk, Honorable Potter Stewart, Supreme Court of the United States
  • 1972-1973: Law Clerk, Honorable Henry J. Friendly, Chief Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Academic

  • Nomura Lecturer in International Law, Harvard Law School (2007)
  • Lecturer in Law, Columbia Law School (2017 – present)

Education

  • Columbia Law School (Kent Scholar; Writing & Research Editor, Columbia Law Review) (1972)
  • Harvard College (cum laude) (1967)

Honors, Elected Positions

  • Chevalier of the National Order of Merit of France
  • Thurgood Marshall Award, New York City Bar Association
  • Former Chair, European Affairs Committee, New York City Bar Association
  • Elected Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Elected Fellow, International Academy of Financial Crime Litigators
  • Life Member, American Law Institute
  • Former Co-Chair, Business Crime Committee, International Bar Association

Legal Rankings

  • WWL Thought Leader – France – 2020 (see Thought Leader Interview)
  • WWL Business Crime Defence, Investigations, National Leader – France – 2019
  • Chambers Global – Dispute Resolution and Litigation – 2019
  • Legal 500 EMEA – Commercial Litigation – 2019
  • Chambers Europe – White Collar Crime – 2018

Languages: French (fluent), German (conversational), Wolof

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