Paris, October 16, 2020 – Jean-Christophe Devouge joins Perchet Rontchevsky & Associés, an independent law firm dedicated to M&A and litigation.
After 10 years spent in leading M&A teams, Jean-Christophe Devouge joins, as a partner, the boutique created at the beginning of the year by Christophe Perchet and Nicolas Rontchevsky.
“The arrival of Jean-Christophe is an important step for our model, which aims to offer young talents a framework for development”, states Christophe Perchet, co-founder of the firm and a former partner at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP. “Jean-Christophe is one of the most promising representatives of the young generation of M&A lawyers. His versatility, technical excellence and human qualities perfectly match our DNA. It is an excellent sign that he has chosen to join us and we are very enthusiastic about it”.
“Sharp expertise in our preferred fields, the ability to work in a team combined with an entrepreneurial spirit and strong creativity are the basis of our approach and Jean-Christophe meets these requirements 100%.”, adds Nicolas Rontchevsky, co-founder of the firm.
Jean-Christophe advises listed and unlisted companies, their boards of directors and executives as well as investment funds in the context of strategic transactions in France and abroad (in particular in emerging countries), on their governance issues and sensitive litigation (stock exchange disputes, shareholder conflicts, commercial litigation, investigations and procedures of regulatory authorities).
“The added value we bring to the projects we deal with is often found in the integrated and collective approach that we can provide to our clients. I am very glad to join Christophe and Nicolas. We share a real versatility and enthusiasm that are essential to successfully dealing with the ever-changing themes, all driven by a strong ethical awareness. I am convinced that the firm’s model is particularly well adapted to current market developments,” explains Jean-Christophe Devouge.
Since 2015, Jean-Christophe has been an associate at the international law firm Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP. Prior to that, he practiced at Gide and BDGS. He is a graduate of Sciences Po Paris (2006-2008) and of the Panthéon Sorbonne University – Paris I (2006-2007). Jean-Christophe has been a lecturer at Sciences Po, since 2015.