• Dominique Penin focuses on business law and handles cases involving banking, bankruptcy and white-collar criminal law.

    Dominique also represents clients involved in civil litigation, particularly with regard to inheritance and family law issues.

    Legal 500 EMEA and Paris (2017, 2018) ranked Dominique in Commercial Litigation in band 4: Kramer Levin's team is 'clear and efficient'. The firm is acclaimed by major French banks for its banking litigation and regulatory expertise. Among other cases, it advises on 'toxic products' matters. The firm also handles commercial and construction litigation. Reid Feldman, Marie-Christine Fournier-Gille and Dominique Penin are also recommended.

    Dominique is also recommended in White collar crime by Legal 500 Paris (2018) in band 4: Kramer Levin handles several tax fraud and money laundering cases. The firm regularly advises banking institutions. Dominique is the main contact within the firm.

    Dominique is ranked by Option Droit & Affaires (2018) in band 2 (max 5) in Insolvency, Debt Restructuring, Post-acquisition Litigation; band 3 (max 5) in White-collar crime and Securities-law sanctions proceedings; and band 5 (max 5) in Regulatory and Financial Litigation.

    Dominique is ranked with an excellent practice in International and internal investigations and Compliance by Décideurs Stratégie Finance Droit 2018.

    He is also ranked by Décideurs Stratégie Finance Droit (2016, 2017) with a “strong reputation” (“forte notoriété”) in Financial and Banking litigation; with a “highly regarded practice” (“pratique réputée”) in M&A and in Restructuring/Collective Procedures.



    • D.E.A., University of Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne, 1993
    • Droit Privé, University of Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne, 1992

    Bar Admissions

    • Paris (France), 1996


    • French
    • English