Eric Laplante | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Eric Laplante
Eric Laplante

Eric Laplante

Partner, Paris

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An experienced lawyer based in the Firm’s Paris office, Eric Laplante supports domestic and international clients with a range of commercial and corporate finance transactions.


A corporate finance partner in the Paris office, Eric Laplante focuses on mergers and acquisitions and securities for both domestic and international clients. He has extensive transactional experience, which spans a period of more than 30 years.

Eric has a strong track record, both in France and internationally, of handling mergers and acquisitions, as well as IPOs, securities offerings and other stock exchange-related operations, corporate reorganizations and joint ventures, involving both listed and non-listed companies. He has also represented clients in private equity transactions (buy-ins and buy-outs).

Eric has particular experience in the telecom, technology, financial, retail, infrastructure and energy sectors.

Bars and Courts

  • Paris Bar


  • LLM, Master's in Law in General Studies, New York School of Law, Fulbright Scholar
  • DEA, Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies in Law, University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas
  • DEA, Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies in International Economics, University of Paris IX Dauphine
  • Diplôme de Sciences Po, Institut d'Études Politiques de Paris


  • French
  • English