Eric M. Lasry, Class of 1991
Partner in the Paris office of Baker & McKenzie
Eric Lasry has held several management positions within Baker & McKenzie and was instrumental in the development of the law firm’s mergers and acquisitions practice in Paris, France. He has served as the Managing Partner of the Paris office, as a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and as Chairman of the European Regional Council, composed of the management of the firm’s offices across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Lasry specializes in cross-border transactions and has extensive experience advising American and French companies on their mergers and acquisitions activities and other forms of strategic alliances. His clients include companies in the information technology, pharmaceuticals, food and services industries. He also teaches American mergers and acquisitions law at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris as part of a unit on American business law and has been a Conseiller du Commerce Exterieur de la France since 1996.