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Jean Veil, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures, Corporate Law, Stock Exchange Regulation, Commercial and Financial Criminal Litigation. Member of Veil Armfelt Jourde.


Veil, Jean was born on November 26, 1947 in Clichy, France. Son of Antoine and Simone (Jacob) Veil.


Université de Paris II (Licence en Droit, 1971). Conférencier ŕ l'Université de Paris I (1975-1979). Spoken languages: French and English.


Worked at Veil Armfelt Jourde (Paris) specializing in Corporate Law and Mergers and Acquisitions, Trade and Competition Law, Finance and Banking Law, Construction Law and International Arbitration, Intellectual Property Law, Media, Commercial and Civil Litigation, Taxation and Administrative Law, Labour Law, Stock Exchange Regulations, Insolvency and Financial Criminal Litigation, Transfer of Technology. Admitted to the bar, 1972, Paris. The firm in its present form was established in 1990 through the merging of four separate practices.

It is a partnership between French and English Lawyers with branch offices in London and Cairo. It currently has thirteen partners and a legal support staff of 15.


Married Catherine Zwahlen, May 5, 1970 (divorced 1977). 1 child, Isabelle; Married Anne Chetret, October 29, 1977 (divorced 1985). 1 child, Judith; Married Dorothee Finot, August 31, 1987.

Children: Deborah, Mathias, Constance, Valentine.

Antoine Veil

Simone (Jacob) Veil

Dorothee Finot

Anne Chetret

Catherine Zwahlen

Judith Veil

Deborah Veil

Isabelle Veil

Constance Veil

Valentine Veil

Mathias Veil