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Jean-Pierre   Picca

Jean-Pierre Picca


Jean-Pierre Picca is a partner in the white-collar and regulatory group of White & Case in Paris. A senior legal adviser to the President of the French Republic between 2010 and 2012 as well as Senior Prosecutor, Jean-Pierre Picca held a variety of high-level duties within the French judiciary before joining the firm in early 2013.

Jean-Pierre notably performed functions as a senior liaison legal advisor to the Criminal Division of the US Department of Justice and to the Embassy of France in Washington, DC between 2002 and 2007. He also held a variety of positions at the French Ministry of Justice between 1993 and 2002 and has an in-depth knowledge of the French judicial system.

Jean-Pierre’s practice focuses on multi-jurisdictional regulatory, criminal and civil proceedings. He represents leading financial institutions and their senior managers in the context of major investigations driven by the US authorities. He is also advising major banks on the implementation of their compliance programmes.