Kramer Levin scoops former France Telecom general counsel

Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel has hired the highly regarded former general counsel of France Telecom for its Paris office.

Jean-Pierre Mattout joined the US firm as a partner yesterday (13 October). Mattout quit as France Telecom’s general counsel in May this year after two years in the post.

Prior to that he served as general counsel and member of the executive management board of the corporate and investment banking arm of BNP Paribas.