Article | 07/02/11 | Emmanuelle Barbara Marie-Hélène Bensadoun Florence Chafiol Virginie Devos Philippe Durand Fabienne Haas Eric Manca Mahasti Razavi
August & Debouzy is delighted to have been recognized and rewarded for its expertise at the 10th Trophées du Droit ceremony held on February 1st at the Pavillon d’Armenonville.
The firm won the Gold Trophy in the Best Labor Law Team and Best Information Technologies Team categories.
Emmanuelle Barbara, the firm’s Managing Partner, received the Leading Partner of the Year Trophy in the law firm management category.
“We are extremely proud and thrilled by the juries’ choices. These Trophies reward the effort and commitment of all our teams who strive to provide an irreprochable quality of service, top-level technical expertise and legal innovation and creativity” said Gilles August, founding partner. “We are also very proud that Emmanuelle, our managing partner for the past 10 years, has been recognised for her leadership and daily management work in the firm” Gilles August added.
The Labor Law team led by Emmanuelle Barbara, Fabienne Haas, Philippe Durand, Virginie Devos, Marie-Hélène Bensadoun and Eric Manca comprises 30 attorneys. It is one of the largest labor law teams in France within a full service firm. She advises and litigates on behalf of large groups and SMEs on all aspects of labor law and social security law.
The Information Technologies (IT) team led by Mahasti Razavi and Florence Chafiol, comprises 16 attorneys. New technologies have been one of the firm’s main strategic areas of development since its creation, as it advises very innovative clients in this very dynamic sector.
Emmanuelle Barbara, a member of the Paris Bar since 1993, set up the labor law department at August & Debouzy. Emmanuelle Barbara has been managing partner since 2001. Under her lead, the firm has experienced unprecedented growth for a French business law firm.