Maitre Jean-Marc Poisson > DS Avocats > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

DS Avocats
6 RUE DURET
75116 PARIS
France

Work Department

Public law

Position

Partner

Career

Jean-Marc Poisson is a Doctor of Public Law and has a Master’s of Law from Duke University. His professional experience is varied and ranges from university lecturer between 1996 and 2010 in France, the United States and China, counsel with rights of audience before the Council of State, to working for an American law firm. Jean-Marc is now the head of the Public Business Law department, with particular responsibility for the general public law practice. He has been managing the Lyon office since 2013.

He therefore focuses on matters related to the public domain, administrative responsibility and damages from public works, regional authority and inter-communality, public and para-public organisations, public services, administrative police and the civil service. Jean-Marc acts on non-contentious and contentious matters on behalf of public entities, including numerous public establishments, participants in the mixed economy and local public-private endeavours, as well as private sector companies that provide public services by operating networks (such as transportation, telephone, electric and postal networks), or that are more generally involved or active in the public domain, such as in the food or large-scale distribution sectors.

Languages

French
English

Education

– LL.M, Duke University School of Law, Durham, USA, 2008
– Bar exam (CAPA), 2002
– Doctor of Public Law, Paris XI, 1997 / 2001
– Master’s in Public Law, Paris XI, 1996

Lawyer Rankings

France > Administrative and public law

DS Avocats‘ large team is able to cover a wide range of public law issues. The firm stands out through its high-level urban planning law expertise and is regularly retained by public entities and universities to assist with ambitious re-urbanisation development and modernisation projects. The team is notably advising on the development of new research centres as well as on several major urban projects in and around Paris and a new large port redevelopment project. Other work includes matters for various private sector clients, for example real estate development projects. The practice is co-headed by the Paris-based Frédéric Lévy and Lyon office managing partner Jean-Marc PoissonMonique AmbalDavid GuillotLaura Ceccarelli-Le GuenMichaël Moussault and Nathalie Sultan are also noted.

Paris > Droit public et administratif

DS Avocats est en mesure de couvrir un large éventail de problématiques de droit public. Le cabinet affiche une expertise de haut niveau en droit de l’urbanisme. Il est régulièrement sollicité par des collectivités publiques et des universités pour les accompagner dans la réalisation de projets d’aménagement et ré-urbanisation ambitieux. L’équipe intervient notamment sur le développement de centres de recherches et dans plusieurs grands projets urbains du Grand Paris. Elle est aussi impliquée dans un nouveau projet de redéveloppement d’un grand port. La pratique accompagne enfin une clientèle de sociétés privées, par exemple pour des projets de développement immobilier. La pratique est codirigée par  Frédéric Lévy et l’associé gérant du bureau de Lyon  Jean-Marc PoissonMonique AmbalDavid GuillotLaura Ceccarelli-Le GuenMichaël Moussault et Nathalie Sultan sont aussi recommandés.