Sophie Montagne


Sophie Montagne


Paris | 32 rue de Monceau, Paris, France 75008
+33 1 57 57 80 47 | +33 1 57 57 80 81


Sophie Montagne focuses her practice on labor and employment matters with a particular emphasis on individual and collective employment law. She counsels French and international clients - either in  national or cross border environment - on employee hiring or termination, relationship with employee representative bodies or professional elections, social security and health issues and employment-related litigation. Her experience includes handling matters in the context of corporate led transactions and restructurings, particularly the drawing up of collective redundancy plans or transfer of employees.

Ms Montagne also advises companies in the domain of data privacy where she counsels clients from various sectors with regard to French and EU data protection law, with particular expertise in the pharmaceutical sector. 

Prior to joining Dechert, Ms. Montagne served as a trainee in the labor and employment practice of two international law firms.

  • Leading international compliance projects  (especially in view of the entry into force of the GDPR)
  • Counseling international groups as regard cross border data flows
  • Drafting data privacy policies, consent forms, notices of information and any other necessary documents
  • Reviewing and assisting clients in the negotiation of commercial contracts (particularly vendor contracts)  from a data privacy standpoint
  • Counseling clients in responding to data breaches and data loss incidents
  • Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3, Master 1 Law and Business Techniques, 2011
  • Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3, Master 2 Business Law and Tax- DJCE, 2012
  • University of Minnesota Law School, LL.M., 2013
  • Paris
  • New York
  • French
  • English
  • New York State Bar Association