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Eric Lasry

Eric Lasry

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

Biography

Eric Lasry is the Managing Partner of the Paris office and leads the Compliance & Investigations practice in Paris. Eric is a dually-admitted (France and US) compliance lawyer who practiced for approximately ten years in the Firm's Chicago office. Eric Lasry has held several management positions within Baker McKenzie. He served as a member of the Firm's Global Executive Committee, and Chairman of the Firm's European Regional Council and Policy Committee. He also served as Conseiller du Commerce Extérieur de la France (Foreign Trade Adviser) from 1996 to 2009.

Practice Focus

Eric specializes in complex compliance and corporate governance matters and is a go-to lawyer for a wide range of issues, including corporate governance, anti-bribery and corruption, whistleblowing, ethics, and internal investigations. Eric advises clients on the conception, monitoring, evaluation and deployment of their compliance programs in France. He also represents clients in the context of audits launched by the French Anticorruption Agency and frequently leads internal investigations.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Admissions

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

Education

  • 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)

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Previous Offices

  • Chicago