Mr Benjamin Dors > ADVANT Altana > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

ADVANT Altana
45 RUE DE TOCQUEVILLE
75 017 PARIS
France

Work Department

Business Litigation; Criminal Business Law

Position

Counsel

Career

Benjamin Dors is a Counsel in the firm’s litigation and criminal business law departments.

Admitted in New York (2011) and Paris (2012), he advises and represents clients in complex domestic and international commercial litigation and white-collar crime matters. He holds a Master 2 in International Business Law (University Montpellier I) and an LL.M. (University of Florida – G. Levin College of Law).

Benjamin started his career in the United States at the firm Zuckerman Spaeder LLP, then continued in France at the firms Bersay & Associés and Veil Jourde. He joined ADVANT Altana in 2018.

He also teaches within the Master 2 – International Business Law program at the Université Paris Sud and the Master Class programme of the “Cercle des Administrateurs” (seminar on the directors’ liability).

Languages

French, English

Education

  • Master 2 in International Business Law (Université Montpellier I).
  • LL.M. (University of Florida – G. Levin College of Law).

Lawyer Rankings

Paris > Résolution des litiges > Contentieux commercial et de droit des sociétés

Altana dispose d’un solide savoir-faire en matière contentieuse lui permettant de traiter un éventail de litiges de nature variée. Le portefeuille de clientèle, déjà bien étoffé, s’est encore élargi récemment suite à l’ajout de plusieurs sociétés françaises de premier plan. L’équipe se voit confié des litiges de droit des sociétés et de fusions-acquisitions, dont plusieurs affaires en rapport avec l’épidémie de la Covid-19. La pratique est particulièrement réputée pour sa forte compétence dans le traitement des contentieux bancaires ou relatifs au secteur des assurances. L’équipe gère aussi de nombreux litiges commerciaux aux enjeux élevés, comportant fréquemment des aspects internationaux, et affiche une forte connaissance des procédures de médiation. Enfin, le cabinet est en charge d’affaires en responsabilité des produits de haut niveau, notamment dans le secteur pharmaceutique. Valérie Lafarge-Sarkozy et Julien Balensi codirigent la pratique, à laquelle participent également Michel JockeyArmand Aviges et Benjamin Dors (counsel).

France > Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation

ADVANT Altana is able to deal with a broad range of disputes, acting for French and international companies, and is particularly experienced in disputes in the financial and insurance sectors. The practice notably acts for leading banks and insurers in high-stakes matters concerning loans, insurance and investment products, regularly involving a high number of plaintiffs. The practice also handles a good amount of commercial litigation, product liability and industrial risk cases in addition to assisting clients with M&A and corporate disputes. The firm’s insolvency and restructuring practice regularly handles strategic disputes, with Michel Jockey as the key contact. The practice is co-headed by Valérie Lafarge-Sarkozy and Julien Balensi. Counsel Benjamin Dors is also involved.