Eric Lasry

Eric Lasry

Baker & McKenzie A.A.R.P.I.


Eric Lasry is the managing partner of the Paris office and practices in the areas of mergers and acquisitions. He was instrumental in the development of the Firm’s M&A practice in Paris, and has held several management positions within Baker McKenzie. He served as member of the Firm’s Executive Committee, and chairman of the European Regional Council. Fluent in French, English and Spanish, Mr. Lasry teaches American M&A law at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris as part of a unit on American business law. He has been a Conseiller du Commerce Extérieur de la France since 1996.

Practice Focus

Mr. Lasry is exceptionally fluent in cross-border transactions. His extensive experience includes advising American and French Companies on their mergers and acquisitions activities and other forms of strategic alliances. Mr. Lasry’s wide client base includes companies in the information technology, pharmaceuticals, food and services industries.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • American Bar Association


  • Illinois~United States (1992)
  • Paris~France (1989)


  • Chicago-Kent College of Law (IIT) (J.D.) (1991)
  • University of Paris (Pantheon-Sorbonne) (Licence en droit) (1985)
  • Institut d'Etudes Politiques/Paris (Degree) (1983)
  • Janson de Sailly (Hypokhagne) (1980)


  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Previous Offices

  • Chicago