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Laurent Szuskin

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

Biography

Laurent Szuskin is a partner in the Firm’s Information Technology & Communications Group in Paris. He is proficient in the local and global legal aspects of information technology and communications, and routinely advises on strategic operations of promotion, distribution, protection and valuation of IT products and services — including due diligence, acquisitions and divestiture structuring, strategic alliances and IPOs. Prior to joining Baker McKenzie in 2009, he worked for Salès Vincent Georges & Associés and Stibbe, and served as partner in Latham & Watkins.

Practice Focus

Mr. Szuskin regularly counsels clients on complex domestic and cross-border contracts, litigation — including expertise proceedings — and IT compliance matters involving licensing, maintenance, integration, hosting, managed services and outsourcing. He is also seasoned in matters involving mobile and fixed voice telecommunications and data, e-commerce, media convergence — including online video gaming, digital music and other entertainment — data privacy and cryptology. Mr. Szuskin’s client base includes large multinational and emerging companies, private equity and venture capital firms, and government-owned utilities in a broad range of industries, including banking, financial, health care, consumer products and services, as well as fast growth sectors.

Admissions

  • Paris~France (1989)

Education

  • University of Paris I (1987)
  • University of Paris I (1986)

Languages

  • English
  • French