Jean Reinhart - Avocat Associé - RMT

Jean Reinhart

Partner – Paris Bar

Litigation • Criminal

  • Counsel in the UIMM slush funds scandal
  • Counsel to Société Générale in the Kerviel case
  • Counsel in the fraud case at Renault
  • Counsel in the context of the alleged insider dealing of seventeen senior executives of EADS
  • Counsel in part II of the Oil-for-Food case.
  • Counsel to Areva in the Uramin case



  • Criminal business law
  • Contractual litigation

Jean features among the most highly reputed lawyers in France on litigation and criminal business law matters. He focuses on business litigation cases and criminal business law matters. His activity encompasses significant current financial cases.

Jean defends individuals and legal entities before the courts in significant business litigation cases, and in cases relating to misunderstandings between shareholders, governance difficulties, contractual issues and commercial disputes in general.

In urgent matters, Jean is acclaimed for offering invaluable support to his clients, devising an effective defence strategy tailored to the urgency of the circumstances, mobilising his teams and, if necessary, combining thinking on communication.

Having practised at Siméon, Moquet, Borde and at the firm Jacques Revuz, Jean established the Firm in 1990.

Chambers Global 2020
Litigation – Band 4
What the team is known for
Noted for its provision of litigation services on civil as well as commercial disputes. Acts on liability, unfair competition and shareholder disputes. Advises clients from the pharmaceutical, insurance and real estate sectors. Offers capabilities on proceedings arising from distribution and franchise agreements

Best lawyers 2021
Criminal Defense

Legal 500 2020

Résolution des litiges – Droit pénal des affaires – Tier 3
Reinhart Marville Torre assure régulièrement la défense de grandes entreprises françaises et de banques dans des affaires pénales. Jean Reinhart est particulièrement reconnu.

Legal 500 2020
Résolution des litiges – Contentieux commercial et de droit des sociétés – Tier 3 Firm
La pratique contentieuse de Reinhart Marville Torre repose sur un effectif de plus d’une quinzaine d’avocats qui sont en capacité de traiter un grand répertoire de litiges. Jean Reinhart codirige l’équipe.

Décideurs Contentieux et Arbitrage – 2020
Contentieux commercial – Excellent
Droit pénal des affaires – Excellent
Contentieux financier et haut de bilan – Forte notoriété

Option Droit et Affaires 2020
Contentieux d’acquisition – 4*
Droit pénal des Affaires et en matière de sanctions AMF – 4*
Contentieux financier, boursier et réglementaire AMF – 2*

  • « Faut-il raccrocher nos robes ? » 
    Un billet de Jean Reinhart sur la violation du secret professionnel
    Postscriptum – Le blog, 16 juillet 2010

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  • DEA de Droit privé général – Paris II Panthéon-Assas
  • Langues: French/English