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Bredin Prat
75007 PARIS
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Kate Romain, Partner, is a member of the Corporate team. She has extensive experience representing clients in cross-border mergers and acquisitions. She handles matters involving both privately and publicly held companies.

Her practice also includes advising clients of all nationalities in connection with their minority investments, strategic alliances and joint ventures. She deals with issues arising under US and French law related to such transactions.

Kate is a lecturer on cross-border M&A topics at Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris and the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne.


English, French


Admitted to the Bar of the State of Texas in 1991 and the Paris Bar in 2004.


Born in the United States, she is a graduate of the University of Texas School of Law (Juris Doctor, 1991).

Lawyer Rankings

France > Mergers and acquisitions

(Leading individuals)

Kate Romain Bredin Prat

Bredin Prat is a powerhouse M&A firm that acts on high-end transactions involving France’s blue-chip companies and often the French state, as exemplified recently by its advice to EDF on its nationalisation by the French state. Its public M&A expertise makes it a key adviser to many of France’s leading companies for corporate deals and strategic corporate governance issues. The firm’s involvement also extends to private M&A and cross-border transactions. Patrick Dziewolski,  Benjamin Kanovitch and Olivier Assant  are standout names. Other strong advisers in the team include Sophie Cornette de Saint Cyr, Kate Romain, Matthieu Pouchepadass, Barthélémy CourteaultEmmanuel MassetJean-Benoît Demaret and Clémence Fallet .