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McDermott Will & Emery AARPI
75007 PARIS

Work Department



Partner Antoine Vergnat focuses his practice on advice to French and non-French investment funds, corporate groups and entrepreneurs operating in the industrial, service and real estate sectors on a broad range of domestic and international tax matters. Antoine focuses his practice on transactional tax law, with an emphasis on matters relating to the acquisition and sale of assets, the financing and restructuring of groups, as well as the management of tax affairs and controversies before tax authorities.

Antoine also regularly provides tax advice to high-net-worth individuals on a broad range of domestic and international tax matters and has significant experience in the structuring of equity compensation schemes for management teams.

For further details of Antoine’s biography, please view McDermott website here.


EDHEC Business School, 1996
University of Paris-Dauphine, LLM (DESS), Corporate Taxation, 1999
University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, Master’s, Tax Law, 1998

Lawyer Rankings

France > Tax

McDermott Will & Emery AARPI‘s team acts for a prominent client base of investment funds and corporations, especially on the structuring of mid-cap M&A and private equity transactions. The tax team also regularly joins forces with the corporate department for major M&A and private equity transactions in the healthcare sector. Cross-border matters involving the US or Italy are clear areas of expertise. Antoine Vergnat is in charge. Romain Desmonts, who made counsel in January 2021, is a key contributor to the practice.

Paris > Droit fiscal

McDermott Will & Emery AARPI assise une clientèle de premier plan, constituée de fonds d’investissement et de sociétés, sur la structuration d’opérations de fusions-acquisitions et de private equity de taille moyenne. L’équipe fiscale travaille en collaboration avec le département corporate du cabinet pour traiter d’importantes opérations de fusions-acquisitions et de private equity dans le secteur de la santé. La gestion des dossiers internationaux impliquant les États-Unis ou l’Italie est un autre domaine d’excellence. Antoine Vergnat dirige la pratique fiscale. Il est entouré de  Romain Desmonts qui a été promu counsel en janvier 2021.