Presentation of the members of the law firm

Jean-Charles BENSUSSAN, Partner
Twenty years experienced as Counsel and attorney in Commercial Law, litigation and arbitration.
Graduated from PARIS 1 PANTHEON SORBONNE UNIVERSITY in Commercial Law and in International Private Law.
Graduated from Paris II – Assas in Intellectual Property Law.
Writer of several articles and legal opinions on “ Valeurs Actuelles “ a famous French Magazine. Lectures organised on franchise, and M&A issues, the alliance strategy, for the Essonne Chamber of Commerce
Schedule of lectures for Paris- Nanterre University Léonard de Vinci on I.T. Law.
Expert for the INPI : French Patent and Trade Office
Arbitrator in commercial litigation

James Berenthal
James L. Berenthal, Esq., General Counsel. Mr. Berenthal received both his B. A. and his J.D. degrees from Indiana University. He is admitted to practice law in the states of New York, New Jersey and Florida. He is also admitted to practice law before the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second and Third Circuits, the U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Berenthal & Associates, P.C., the firm founded by Mr. Berenthal over 35 years ago, features a specialty legal practice with a strong finance and international orientation. The firm emphasizes the legal representation of financial institutions, business interests, including the representation of public and privately held corporations, as well as diverse business entities and investors. With offices on Madison Avenue in New York and downtown Miami, and affiliate offices in Spain, France, Chile and Israel, the firm’s attorneys and its support staff reflect the multi-linguistic, cultural diversity that allows it to effectively represent New York based clients as well as international clients.

Mr. Berenthal has vast experience in banking and finance, having represented two of Spain’s largest banks in the United States. Mr. Berenthal also represents a variety of international organizations and has structured business and real estate acquisitions in the United States as well as in overseas markets.

Position: Member. Admitted to Bar, 1969, New York; 1982, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; 1985, Florida; 1987, New Jersey; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, District of New Jersey and Southern District of Florida; U.S. Court of Appeals, Second and Third Circuits; U.S. Supreme Court. Education: Indiana University (B.A., J.D.). Member: New York State and New Jersey State Bar Associations; The Florida Bar; New York County Lawyers Association. Languages: Spanish, Portuguese and Hebrew, French. Practice Areas: Banking; Complex Commercial Litigation; Construction Litigation; Intellectual Property Law; International Business Transactions; Real Estate Transactions (residential and commercial); Software/Internet.

E-mail address: jlb@berenthalaw.com

Franck BENAIS , Lawyer
Graduated from PARIS ASSAS 2 – University in Commercial Law.
Seven years experienced as commercial litigator.

Anne JOVANOVIC, Lawyer
Former internal manager for litigation.
Usual External litigator for the Office.
Nine years of commercial and civil practice

David W. BERENTHAL
Position: Associate. Admitted to bar, 1998, New York; U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, Florida, 1998. Education: Queens College, (B.A.), Boston University, School of Law, (J.D., 1997) Practice Areas: Intellectual Property; Software\Internet; Litigation; Real Estate Transactions (residential and commercial). Languages: Spanish, Hebrew.

E-mail address: dwb@berenthalaw.com

KENNETH L. SMALL
Position: Of Counsel. Admitted to bar, 1980, New York; U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. Education: State University of New York at Albany (B.A.); New York Law School (J.D. 1979); Certified by New York State as Court Evaluator and Guardian under Article 81 of the Mental Hygiene Law; Member New York State Bar Association. Areas of Practice: Commercial Litigation; Real Estate (residential and commercial); Wills, Trusts and Estates; General Corporate; Elder Law.

E-mail address: kls@berenthalaw.com

Qin QUAN
Attorney registered and admitted to BEIJIN’s Bar

Post gratuated in French law

Corporate and commercial law

Intellectual property

International investments

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