Founder and Managing Partner


  • Chairman of French governmental task force on Europe in the global economy (2007-2008) sponsored by Economy and Finance Minister Christine Lagarde
  • Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP (2005-2007)
  • Senior Vice-President and General Counsel, Member of the Executive Committee of the Sanofi- Synthelabo pharmaceutical group (2004)
  • Partner, Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton (1991-2003)


  • Member of the Paris Bar (1991)
  • Member of the New York Bar (1983)
  • FCPA Independent Corporate Monitor appointed by the United States Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission (2011-2014)
  • Member of the French National Committee of the ICC International Court of Arbitration



  • LL.M., Harvard Law School (1982)
  • J.D and LL.M in international and Anglo-American business law, University Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne Law School (1981)
  • Degree in political science, Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (1980)
  • Agrégation in modern French literature (1979)
  • Ecole Normale Supérieure (1976-1981)


Other Activities

  • Author, columnist and lecturer
  • Visiting professor at Harvard Law School (2009), HEC (2011), Sciences-Po Paris (2011) and Stanford Law School (2012 - 2016)
  • Member, French Academy of Technologies
  • Co-Founder and Vice President, Institute Jacques Delors-Notre Europe
  • Member of the Policy Advisory Council of the French-American Foundation
  • Member of the Board of Aspen Institute-France
  • Member of French governmental advisory commissions on the intangible economy (2006) and on judicial reform (1997)










Martin MERIC


Martin Méric holds a Licence (equiv. LL.B.) from Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas University, as well as two Master’s degrees in International Law from Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas University (2017) and in Global Business Law and Governance from Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University (2018). He completed his studies with a University Diploma in International Law from Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas University's Institut des hautes études internationales (IHEI, 2017), and with a LL.M. in International Economic Law from the City University of Hong Kong (2018).

He has completed several internships in French and international law firms specialized in international arbitration, white collar crime, anti-corruption compliance and internal investigations. He also interned at the Legal Department of the International Chamber of Commerce working on compliance and arbitration issues and at a French NGO specialized in anti-corruption matters.

Martin is admitted to the Paris Bar and works in French and English.

A French-American team

Composed of a small French-American core team, the Firm has access to a broad network of high-level professionals around the world, including former prosecutors in key jurisdictions, which it can call upon if needed.