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In particular, he has participated in a wide number of transactions, such as debt, equity and structured products issues, securitisations, covered bonds, debt restructuring and derivatives, advising both domestic and international leading clients.
In 2005 – 2008, he worked as director in the Legal Group in London for UBS Limited, covering all legal matters connected with the business carried out by the bank in Italy.
Recognized by Legal 500 EMEA as a key figure on the French Finance market, Arnauld has longstanding relations with French and international groups in the services, manufacturing, energy and transports industries, such as Rallye, Veolia Environement, RATP (Parisian railway grids) and Technip which he advised on EMTN transactions, bond issuances or corporate financings.
In 2014, he also has been distinguished as one of the prominent lawyers in Africa by the leading African Francophone review Jeune Afrique. In Morocco, he has built up a significant experience and notably advised in June 2014 the Ministry of Economy and Finance on an international $1 billion debt offering.
Arnauld began his career as an assistant portfolio manager at UAP (now AXA insurance company) and worked as an auditor at Ernst & Young. Prior to joining Orrick, he was a counsel in Clifford Chance’s Paris and London offices and led the Paris Capital Markets and Derivative Instruments group. He also spent time on secondment within the Markets Legal Department of Bank of America in London.
Sarah has particular experience assisting French and international energy majors, investors and industrials on disputes related to the energy sector, construction works, industrial risk and investment disputes. She notably advises clients on issues such as breach of commercial contracts, unlawful withdrawal of mining concessions, gas pricing disputes and any corporate-related conflict.
Sarah represents and advises French and multinational clients in arbitral proceedings conducted ad hoc or under ICSID and ICC arbitration rules. Sarah also appears and advocates cases before all French civil and commercial courts.
Prior to joining Orrick, Sarah worked for 10 years at Herbert Smith Freehills Paris.
Larisa also has a prior experience in handling international arbitrations in International Chamber of Commerce Arbitration Court, Zurich Chamber of Commerce, Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce and International Commercial Arbitration Court of the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Larisa has international trade expertise in areas such as compliance and investigations. She has advised clients on FCPA issues as well as economic sanctions relating to Russia.
Before joining the firm, Larisa was a member of Coudert Brothers’ Global Corporate & Commercial Practice in Washington, D.C., and Moscow.
Financial Times named Pascal one of the ten most innovative lawyers in Europe in 2014. FT described him as “passionate about bringing infrastructure and commercial stability to Africa” and praised his “in-depth understanding of local business markets and socio-political contexts on the continent,” particularly in Western and Central African nations. In a cover profile entitled, “The Man Who Whispers in the Ears of Giants,” Forbes Afrique noted Pascal’s “will to foster the emergence of Africa” and the “diplomacy, reliability and ethics” that he brings to client counselling and negotiations.
Pascal is advising on the financing of the Grand Inga, a planned hydroelectric dam on the Congo River that is expected to increase the continent’s energy output by 50 percent. He advised the Republic of Guinea on a number of complex and integrated mining projects. Pascal has also played a key role on the development of OHADA law, the uniform code of 17 West and Central African states, and financial markets regulation, and both local and global authorities regularly seek his counsel on policy matters. Pascal leads Orrick's Aftica practice, a group of corporate, finance and dispute resolution lawyers worldwide and specialized in advising on African projects in a number of sectors including oil & gas, power, mining, agriculture and infrastructure. The team received, in 2013, the Best Africa/Energy & Infrastructure Practice Award (Trophées du Droit - Décideurs) and is recognized in Chambers Global’s Africa-wide rankings.
Prior to joining Orrick, Eileen worked as an associate for a boutique intellectual property law firm in the Los Angeles area. Her practice focused on U.S. and international patent, trademark, and copyright prosecution, counseling, and litigation as well as filing UDRP Complaints and handling Internet Domain Name disputes and cybersquatting related matters.
Eileen also worked as a civil/field engineer for a General Contractor based in California and Hawaii, prior to attending law school.
Jae-Hyon also regularly advises financial institutions and major international companies in connection with various complex cross border financing matters, including bank, structured and asset finance transactions.
Prior to joining Orrick's Tokyo office, Jae-Hyon was a member of Orrick's Finance group in New York. He also worked at another major international law firm in Tokyo.
Silicon ValleyBernardo has represented emerging and established companies, advising on formations, corporate governance, debt and equity financings, and mergers and acquisitions. Before joining Orrick, Bernardo was an associate at Foley & Lardner in Los Angeles. Prior to receiving his J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School, he worked for seven years in the banking industry where he assumed roles in three different divisions: wealth management, mortgage wholesaling and capital markets. He has his California real estate broker’s license and is a Chartered Financial Analyst Level III candidate.
During her time at NYU School of Law, Isabel was a legal intern for Gucci, and a Managing Editor of the N.Y.U. Journal of Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law.
Prior to joining Orrick, Walter was a reporter for the Concord (N.H.) Monitor and The Hill in Washington, D.C., and an editorial page contributor for The Boston Globe. He collaborated with authors on two books, “The New New Deal: The Hidden Story of Change in the Obama Era,” by Michael Grunwald (Simon & Schuster, 2012) and “Long Mile Home: Boston Under Attack, the City’s Courageous Recovery, and the Epic Hunt for Justice,” by Scott Helman and Jenna Russell (Penguin, 2014).
Jesse has served as bond counsel, disclosure counsel and underwriters' counsel on tax-exempt and taxable financings, including single family and multifamily housing revenue bonds, charter school revenue bonds and general obligation bond issues for local government agencies.
Jacob has represented clients in federal and state courts and in investigations by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the New York Attorney General.
In pro bono matters, Jacob has served as a first-chair trail attorney in New York state court, and has represented clients in federal civil rights and habeas proceedings in New Jersey and New York, including a successful argument before the District of New Jersey which resulted in his client’s immediate release from incarceration.
Before joining Orrick, Jacob was an associate at Kairys, Rudovsky, Messing & Feinberg, LLP, a leading civil rights and criminal defense law firm in Philadelphia.