Firm Profile > Squire Patton Boggs > Paris, France

Squire Patton Boggs
7, RUE DU GENERAL FOY
75008 PARIS
France

Insurance Tier 1

Squire Patton Boggs has a core focus on insurance and reinsurance disputes, with clients including major international and mid-market European insurance companies. Carole Sportes and Valérie Ravit direct the team, with the practice leveraging their particular expertise in the aviation sector and in environmental and product liability cases respectively, with Ravit having been involved in the discussions regarding amendments to the French civil code on environmental damages. Industrial risk disputes are another area of expertise. The practice's track record of representing clients in class actions is a particularly useful tool for clients from the pharmaceutical and medical device sectors. Policy review matters and assistance with regulatory issues are other areas of strength.

Practice head(s):

Carole Sportes; Valérie Ravit

Other key lawyers:

Nora Mazeaud; Anne-Sophie Allouis

Testimonials

‘The Squire Patton Boggs team in Paris has been a key partner for us in the handling of very high-value and highly complex casualty claims – predominantly, but not exclusively, in the French market. In terms of both technical expertise and customer service, Squire Patton Boggs have excelled and compare most favourably to other firms. ’

‘Squire Patton Boggs is a top law firm of the French insurance market. It is very specialized in high-profile risks and claims and has an excellent knowledge of the insurance law. ’

‘People at Squire Patton Boggs make you feel you are not only a client, but a long-term partner. you can trust and rely on them to be here when you need them, in good and bad times and they value you as an individual. They share their passion of law. ’

‘Best in environmental claims, perfect understanding of insurance and insurer need. All memos are clear and ‘ready to use’.

‘Huge work capacity, intelligence of issues and strategy. Very reactive.’

Industry focus: Healthcare and life sciences Tier 3

The core focus of the team at Squire Patton Boggs is product liability litigation, in which it typically defends pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers in civil and criminal trials. The department has been instructed on class actions, mass tort litigation and surgical malpractice claims. Practice co-head Carole Sportes specialises in product liability litigation and is experienced in handling complex multi-jurisdictional disputes. Her fellow co-head Valérie Ravit is focused on insurance and reinsurance matters in this area and is well versed in expert appraisal proceedings.

Practice head(s):

Carole Sportes; Valérie Ravit

Employment Tier 4

Squire Patton Boggs

Practice head(s):

Pauline Pierce; Ludovic Roche

The firm: Squire Patton Boggs is one of the world’s strongest integrated law firms, providing insight at the point where law, business and government meet.

The firm gives clients a voice, supports their ambitions and is committed to working alongside them to achieve successful outcomes.

With a multidisciplinary team of more than 1,500 lawyers in 47 offices across 20 countries, Squire Patton Boggs provides unrivalled access to expertise, guidance and invaluable connections on the ground. The firm delivers a seamlessly connected service that operates on any scale – locally or globally – and encompasses virtually every matter, jurisdiction and market.

The firm offers solutions shaped by a clear, commercially-focused understanding of clients’ business. Its robust and open culture enables the firm to find the right answers quickly and effectively from committed teams who understand the geographic, sector or issue-specific challenges at hand. Recognising the impact of politics and regulation on businesses across the world today, the firm has a unique mix of world-renowned lobbying and political capabilities supporting clients across Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia Pacific.

Squire Patton Boggs advises a diverse mix of clients – from long-established leading corporations to emerging businesses, startup visionaries and sovereign nations – whom the firm places at the core of everything it does.

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Aerospace, defence and government services
Automotive
Aviation
Brands and consumer products
Business immigration
Chemicals
Communications
Competition – antitrust
Construction and engineering
Corporate
Data privacy and cybersecurity
Energy and natural resources
Environmental, safety and health
Financial services
Government investigations and white-collar
Healthcare
Hospitality and leisure
Industrial products
Infrastructure
Institutional investors
Intellectual property and technology
International dispute resolution
International trade
Labour and employment
Latin America
Life sciences
Litigation
Media and advertising
Pensions
Private investment funds
Public and infrastructure finance
Public policy
Real estate
Restructuring and insolvency
Retail
Sports and entertainment
Tax credit finance and community development
Tax strategy and benefits
Transportation, shipping and logistics
Contact : Mark Ruehlmann (chairman/global CEO)
Contact : Christopher Wilde (managing partner)
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Recognised as one of the world’s strongest integrated law firms, Squire Patton Boggs provides insight at the point where law, business and government meet.

Squire Patton Boggs gives clients a voice, supports their ambitions and is committed to working alongside them to achieve successful outcomes.

With a multidisciplinary team of more than 1,500 lawyers in 45 offices across 20 countries, Squire Patton Boggs provides unrivalled access to expertise, guidance and invaluable connections on the ground. The firm delivers a seamlessly connected service that operates on any scale – locally or globally – and encompasses virtually every matter, jurisdiction and market.

Squire Patton Boggs offers solutions shaped by a clear, commercially focused understanding of clients’ business. The firm’s robust and open culture enables us to find the right answers quickly and effectively from committed teams of lawyers who understand the geographic, sector or issue-specific challenges at hand. Recognising the impact of politics and regulation on businesses across the world today, Squire Patton Boggs has a unique mix of world-renowned lobbying and political capabilities supporting clients across Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia Pacific.

The firm advises a diverse mix of clients – from long-established leading corporations to emerging businesses, startup visionaries and sovereign nations – whom the firm places at the core of everything it does.

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Chair/Global CEO Mark J. Ruehlmann