Alyssa joined Baker McKenzie in 1998, and was named Principal in July 2005. She is Franco-American and is admitted to practice in France and the US. She is the first Global Chair of the Firm’s Consumer Goods & Retail Industry Group (which includes Luxury & Fashion). She previously served on the Firm’s Global Luxury & Fashion Steering Committee, European M&A Steering Committee and led the Paris office M&A practice.
She has extensive experience in multijurisdictional M&A and Private Equity transactions and regularly advises American and French corporations, multinationals, and private equity investment funds on their acquisitions and divestitures worldwide. In addition to her M&A and Private Equity practice, she regularly advises international groups in the luxury & fashion and beauty sectors on their international expansion, corporate and commercial matters. Alyssa also assists clients in the negotiation and implementation of joint ventures, partnerships and strategic alliances, as well as in venture capital transactions involving the creation of corporate entities and the drafting and negotiating of shareholders’ agreements