Tessa Parodi de Schonen holds a DEA in Common Law (Assas – Paris II, 2004) and an LLM in International Business and Trade Law (Fordham University - New York, 2005). She is registered with the New York Bar and the Paris Bar. 

She began to practise with the private equity / mergers and acquisitions teams at the firm Orrick Rambaud Martel in 2007. She later worked with the LBO – mergers and acquisitions team at the firm Nixon Peabody, before joining Scotto & Associés in 2013, where she developed the management practice package and its financial aspects, in particular. She joined the firm Brunswick Avocats in 2017.

Tessa co-founded Altaïr Avocats on 1 January 2019.

She regularly supports company directors and business owners with start-ups, raising funds/LBOs or winding up their operations, with a particular focus on negotiating and structuring management packages. She also works with financial investors on private-equity transactions, LBOs and mergers and acquisitions, both in France and internationally. 

Languages :

  • French
  • English

Areas of expertise :

  • Management packages 
  • LBO 
  • Capital Investment 
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Corporate

Deals, Publications and Seminars :


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