Signature Litigation Paris strengthens team with two Counsel promotions

By Mathilde Gérot & Claire Massiera

Signature Litigation’s Paris office today announces the promotion of two of its Senior Associates to Counsel.


Mathilde Gérot and Claire Massiera will take up their new positions today.

Mathilde Gérot has developed strong expertise in commercial litigation, assisting and representing domestic and international companies, mainly in the mass retail, tech, logistics and automotive sectors.

Claire Massiera has focused her practice on commercial, corporate and banking litigation as well as on disputes in the aviation sector.

In line with some of the very immediate challenges for French and international companies, Mathilde Gérot and Claire Massiera have extended their practices to highly specialised matters. Mathilde Gérot has in-depth and practical experience of regulatory disputes, assisting in particular clients on their major data protection issues. Claire Massiera has acquired a sharp expertise in disputes and related compliance issues faced by companies in the field of private enforcement of competition law as well as arising from corporate sustainability due diligence.

Partner Thomas Rouhette hailed Mathilde and Claire’s work with the firm: “We are delighted to promote Claire and Mathilde to Counsel. They have both successfully developed their respective expertise and have become key members of the team. They are passionate lawyers committed to their clients. Many congratulations to them both.”

Commenting on her promotion, Mathilde said: “This promotion is a significant sign of trust. I am delighted to have joined Signature Litigation just over two years ago and to be able to contribute to its development and the promotion of its values.”

Claire commented: “I am pleased to be able to take up my new role here in Paris, within a firm that strongly values the work of its members. This is a challenging and hugely rewarding new chapter. I am delighted to be able to take part in the firm’s work to expand our client base and business.”

Mathilde Gérot joined Signature Litigation in 2020. Prior to joining Signature Litigation, Mathilde practiced at August & Debouzy, Hogan Lovells and Clifford Chance.

Claire Massiera joined Signature Litigation in 2019 when the Paris office was founded, having previously trained and practiced at Hogan Lovells.

This news has been published in La Lettre des Juristes d’Affaires, Le Monde du Droit and Décideurs Magazine.

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