is a partner with broad experience in public and environmental law. Previously, he held positions at the French Constitutional and Administrative Supreme Court, then in the public sector as cabinet director in the Ministry of Culture before becoming managing director of that ministry (where he supervised the legal department and was responsible for the development of a legal framework for IP and copyright law in France) then of the Region Ile-de-France, the Paris regional governmental entity. In the latter capacity, Frédéric supervised, among other things, public contracts and tender offers. Frédéric has also worked for Arcelor, the French steelmaker, where he handled matters involving competition law. He is a member of the Paris Bar. Frédéric is also the managing partner of the Foley Hoag Paris office.