Armelle Sandrin-Deforge's practice focuses on French, European, and international environmental law, including energy, health & safety, and regulatory issues. Her experience covers industrial facilities, contaminated sites, waste, renewable energy, climate change, marine and coastal environmental issues, asbestos, and Legionella. She advises on regulatory and litigation matters. Armelle has extensive experience in environmental issues related to M&A, particularly in environmental audits, environmental representation, and warranties. She also provides services to French and international clients with respect to environmental and sustainable development reporting in connection with capital markets transactions.
Armelle is particularly involved in the life science and pharmaceutical industries and is part of the Firm's multidisciplinary team that works to anticipate and respond to the new challenges facing this sector. She has represented major manufacturers, distributors, and users of medical devices, products, and services in transactional, regulatory, enforcement, and litigation matters in the life science area.
Prior to joining Jones Day in 2015, Armelle practiced environmental and regulatory law for 12 years at an international law firm in Paris.
Armelle is the author of numerous publications on environmental and energy law. She teaches a renewable energy course at the University of Paris V-René Descartes and participates in environmental law and life science conferences. She is a member of the France Fulbright Alumni Association.
Sustainable Finance Regulations, Rules, and Guidelines in the European Union and United States—Time to Get Prepared
- March 7, 2018Environmental Compliance and Vigilance Duty / Compliance environnementale et devoir de vigilance
- May 4, 2017Set up a Vigilance Duty Plan / Mettez en place un plan de vigilance - L'Usine Nouvelle
- University of Washington (LL.M. 1999; Lurcy Fellow); Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Rennes (Sciences Po) (Master's in Political Sciences 1998)
- English, French, Spanish