Diane Lamarche is a partner in the Commercial Litigation practice of White & Case in Paris.
Diane has extensive expertise in private and public M&A litigation, with a focus in securities, commercial and corporate law. She mainly acts for major French and foreign companies before the French courts (civil, commercial and criminal) and regulators (such as the AMF). She also assists her clients before foreign jurisdictions and arbitration panels.
Diane's focus is on high-end litigation for clients operating in a wide variety of sectors such as notably private equity funds, financial institutions, industrial firms and technology companies.
Diane has also developed a notable expertise in corporate governance of listed companies. In this field, she advises corporate officers and board members and defends them when they are subject to liability and disciplinary proceedings.
In addition, Diane has a strong expertise in assisting private equity funds in the defense of their shareholders’ rights and on general corporate transactions. She also advises leading listed and non-listed companies on financial and securities transactions and on the negotiation of complex agreements.
Graduated both in finance and law, Diane trained in investment banks (within the M&A department of Lazard in London and the Equity Capital Markets department of HSBC in Paris) and in international business law firms.