Léa Dartevelle Erhel

Léa Dartevelle Erhel’s practice focuses on complex commercial disputes, arbitrations, bankruptcy-related matters and white collar criminal advice and investigations.  Ms. Dartevelle has devised legal strategies and advised corporations, real estate partnerships, hedge funds, financial institutions, and insurance companies as well as individuals in a variety of matters involving breach of contract, fraud, the sale of public and private securities, insider trading, breach of fiduciary duty by directors and officers, market manipulation, RICO actions and other adversary proceedings.  

Ms. Dartevelle also has experience advising companies and senior executives on sensitive internal and government investigations relating to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, False Claims Act, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and other actions brought by the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission.

In addition, Ms. Dartevelle has served as in-house counsel to the world‘s largest development bank on U.S. collateralized debt obligations related dispute; and has significant experience in cross-border disputes involving international arbitration, transnational discovery and jurisdictional issues. 

Ms. Dartevelle serves on the board of HeartShare St. Vincent’s, a 200 years old nonprofit agency that provides family and residential foster care services.