Julie Vern Cesano-Gouffrant > Winston & Strawn LLP > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

Winston & Strawn LLP
75008 PARIS
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Work Department

Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions


Partner – Corporate / Healthcare



Julie Vern Cesano-Gouffrant focuses her practice in a variety of areas including mergers and acquisitions, private equity, capital markets, corporate restructurings, investments, corporate governance, finance and other general corporate matters. She represents publicly and privately held companies in connection with acquisitions, dispositions, leveraged buyouts, joint ventures, recapitalizations, and debt finance transactions. Her practice involves the negotiation and drafting of commercial contracts and services agreements.


Julie received her LLB, with honors, from the Paris II Panthéon-Assas University. She also earned her M.A. in corporate and tax law, with honors, from Paris II Panthéon-Assas University.

Lawyer Rankings

France > Industry focus: Healthcare and life sciences

Praised for its ‘exceptional quality’, the practice at Winston & Strawn LLP advises a varied client roster consisting of professional organisations, investors into the healthcare sector, and networks of healthcare practitioners. Exhibiting deep transactional expertise, the team regularly advises on private equity investments, corporate issues, and M&A. Practice co-head Gilles Bigot acts for a number of different players in French and European healthcare markets, including laboratories, medical equipment manufacturers, and health institutions in corporate matters. Co-head Julie Vern Cesano-Gouffrant has a great deal of experience in handling both regulatory and transactional matters, including recapitalisations and leveraged buyouts.