Thomas Jahn, born in 1951, is a French, German, and American attorney. He advises and assists foreign clients, particularly German and Anglo-Saxon clients, in their investments in France, as well as French clients in their cross-border projects.
Typical matters handled by Thomas Jahn include:
- legal assistance in the purchase and sale of French or German businesses, from the inception phase right through to the due diligence review and the finalization of the transaction;
- advice and legal assistance in the creation or restructuring of French companies or groups of companies;
- assisting in insolvency procedures;
- assisting in legal procedures before the competition authorities;
- conception and implementation of distribution structures;
- international arbitration.
He also has special experience in the pharmaceutical industry.
Thomas Jahn studied law at the Universities of Heidelberg, Munich, and Freiburg im Breisgau in Germany. He also obtained a Masters of Comparative Jurisprudence from New York University.
Thomas Jahn began his career with the law firm Curtis Mallet Prevost Colt & Mosle, first in Paris and then in New York. He then returned to France to practice with the law firm SG Archibald and became a partner there in 1986. Following the regrouping of Archibald and Arthur Andersen International, he also became a partner of Andersen Worldwide SC in 1993 and subsequently of EY Law following the merger of Archibald and HSD Ernst & Young. In 2005 he became “of counsel” of BMH Avocats. In 2011 he joined GGV.
Thomas Jahn’s areas of practice are: international business law, mergers & acquisitions, corporate restructurings, company law, distribution law, antitrust law, bankruptcy law, and arbitration.?
Thomas Jahn is a member of GGV’s German-French Practice Group (“Equipe franco-allemande”).
In addition to French and German (native languages), he also speaks English.
- international business law
- mergers & acquisitions
- corporate restructurings
- corporate law
- distribution law
- antitrust law
- bankruptcy law
- international arbitration