Déborah Fournet Senior Associate


Speaks:  English, French

Admitted to the State Bar: 2011 - New York

Admitted to the Bar: 2010 - Paris


Primary office:  Paris




Déborah Fournet

Déborah Fournet helps clients to assess risk, avoid potential disputes and resolve disputes when they arise with a minimum disruption to their business.

Based in the Paris office, Déborah advises and assists French and foreign companies, groups, on national and cross-border issues.

Admitted to the Paris and the New York bars, she practices in product liability, termination of business relations, industrial subcontracting, restrictive and prohibited competition and insolvency proceedings.

Déborah assists companies and groups with national and cross border issues in the automotive, aerospace and pharmaceutical industries as well as in the services sectors such as mass-catering operations, aeronautics and press distribution.

Déborah helps French and foreign clients in preventing or resolving disputes in particular with the following issues:

  • Product liability claims with cross-border issues
  • Risk of business disruption in international subcontracting
  • Termination of business
  • Continuation of business in the frame of insolvency proceedings

Clients

  • Car equipment manufacturers/automotive suppliers and subcontractors
  • Engineering manufacturers
  • Press distributors
  • Mass-catering operators
  • Pharmaceutical manufacturers

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2017

    • Career
      2017
      Gowling WLG, senior associate
  • 2016

    • Career
      2016
      Gowling WLG (France) AARPI, associate
  • 2014

    • Career
      2014
      Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co, associate
  • 2011

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      2011
      Admitted to the State Bar, New York
  • 2010

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      2010
      Admitted to the Bar, Paris
    • Career
      2010
      PDGB, associate
  • 2009

    • Education
      2009
      LL.M. in International Business Transaction, Fordham Law School, New York, NY USA
  • 2007

    • Education
      2007
      Masters Degree in Business and Economic Law, Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne
  • 2006

    • Education
      2006
      Master Degrees in Criminal Law, Paris II Panthéon-Assas