Pascal Clément is working on legal projects of general interest, in corporate law as well as in corporate criminal cases in FTPA’s litigation department. Mr. Clément’s 35 years of parliamentary and government experience are significantly augmenting the firm’s developmental strategies and resources for its clients, particularly in the field of public affairs.
Pascal Clément, 67, launched his career at Rank Xerox before becoming an attorney of the Paris Court of Appeal in 1982. His parliamentary career began in 1978 as a representative of the Loire for the 6th district, where he continued to be reelected until 2012. He was also appointed as the Deputy Judge of the High Court of Justice. Between 1977 and 2008, Pascal Clement also served several terms in other capacities, such as President of the General Council of the Loire from 1994 to 2008, Mayor from 1977 to 2002 and President of Balbigny township from 1992 to 2007.
His career in the ministry began as Minister for Relations with the National Assembly under the government of Edouard Balladur from 1993 to 1995. From 2005 to 2007, he served as the Attorney General of the Ministry of Justice. He has also been a proud member of the Commission of Laws for the past 30 years, of which he was elected President from 2002 to 2005.
Pascal Clément is a graduate of the Institute of Political Studies in Paris (l’institut d’études politiques de Paris) and holds a degree in law and philosophy.