Eminent French Tax Lawyer Thomas Perrot Joins Skadden in Paris

Skadden is pleased to announce that Thomas Perrot will join its Paris office as a partner to lead the firm's French tax practice.

Mr. Perrot is expected to join Skadden in early November. He was most recently a tax partner at another major international firm. His practice focuses on domestic and international M&A-related tax matters for listed and non-listed companies, as well as tax issues in connection with finance and financial instruments.

Chambers Europe 2015 ranks Mr. Perrot as one of France's leading practitioners. He also is recognized by The Legal 500 EMEA, World Tax and other publications and directories. Mr. Perrot is a member of the Paris and New York bars.

Armand Grumberg, head of Skadden's Paris office, said, "We are delighted that Thomas is joining us. His in-depth knowledge and experience in complex tax matters is a perfect fit for our office and our different practices, and he will add great value for our clients."

James Anderson, head of Skadden's European Tax practice, said, "Thomas is very highly regarded within the French and international markets, and is a superb addition to our European tax team at a time of great change in cross-border tax law."

Thomas Perrot added, "Skadden's outstanding international tax profile, coupled with its leading M&A and finance practices, offers an unparalleled platform. I am very excited to be joining the team."

Skadden is a worldwide leader in tax. The firm is ranked in the first tier for Tax in Chambers Global and has received numerous accolades and awards for its complex domestic and cross-border tax capabilities.

Olivier Diaz, a renowned French M&A and private equity practitioner, joined the firm's Paris office earlier in 2015.

Skadden offers fully integrated European and U.S. advice from offices in Paris, Brussels, Frankfurt, London, Moscow and Munich. Our European lawyers also advise on M&A and private equity, financial regulatory, capital markets, EU competition, insurance, investment and asset management, restructuring, banking, employment, energy and infrastructure, corporate investigations and dispute resolution. The European offices also handle complex growth markets work, including in Asia, Africa and Latin America.