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McDermott Will & Emery AARPI
23 RUE DE L'UNIVERSITÉ
75007 PARIS
France
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Work Department

Dispute Resolution

Position

Partner Alexis Werl regularly represents local and international corporations, high-net-worth and politically visible individuals in complex, multi-jurisdiction matters, with a particular emphasis on white-collar and commercial litigation.

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

Career

Prior to joining McDermott, Alexis spent eight years in the litigation departments of other US leading international law firms, including one year in New York, and four years as a partner at a boutique litigation firm, which he co-founded with the former Head of the Paris Bar.

In 2007, Alexis was elected a member of the Conférence du Stage, an elite group of 12 young French lawyers chosen each year in a competition for their oral advocacy skills.

Alexis lectured at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris on important justice issues for several years. He is a regular speaker at the Master of International Business Law program at the Université de Paris Sud.

Education

Institut d’Etudes Politiques of Paris (Sciences-Po), 1997
ESSEC Business School, 1999
University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas, 2000
Columbia Law School, LLM, 2003

Lawyer Rankings

Paris > Résolution des litiges: Droit pénal des affaires

McDermott Will & Emery AARPI est impliqué dans plusieurs affaires de fraude emblématiques, ainsi que dans des dossiers de corruption touchant les sphères politiques et financières. Dirigée par Alexis Werl, l’équipe représente de grandes institutions financières, des entreprises, d’anciens membres du gouvernement, de hauts dirigeants et des investisseurs privés. Le cabinet gère enfin des dossiers de droit pénal du travail.

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

McDermott Will & Emery AARPI est en charge de litiges commerciaux et de responsabilité des produits pour le compte de grands groupes français et internationaux. Le cabinet traite également des conflits d’actionnaires et des contentieux de départ de dirigeants. Alexis Werl dirige la pratique contentieuse. Aymeric Discours est également un élément de premier plan dans l’équipe.

France > Dispute resolution: White-collar crime

McDermott Will & Emery AARPI handles a diverse range of cases, including fraud, criminal employment law and international corruption accusations. The firm is regularly involved in matters connected to the public sector or involving high-level public servants. Experience includes acting for leading companies in sensitive international corruption matters, representing major international sports institutions, and financial and stock market-related cases. Alexis Werl is in charge.