Paul de Bernier is a US corporate and securities law partner at Mayer Brown LLP whose practice focuses on M&A, capital markets, and other corporate transactions, including joint ventures, private equity, venture capital and restructuring. De Bernier regularly advises on US and international commercial contracts, including sales, agency and distribution, supplier, joint ventures and collaborations, manufacturing, logistics, and licensing arrangements. He also advises management and boards on corporate governance and regulatory matters. De Bernier spent a number of years in Mayer Brown’s London office, where he led the US corporate and securities group. De Bernier’s experience includes US, European, and Asian capital markets, cross-border M&A, and advising clients with international operations, including non-US clients investing in the US. De Bernier is active in media/entertainment and clean energy transactions and is co-chair of the firm’s India practice and an active member of its China and East Asia practices. De Bernier has lived for extensive periods in India, the UK, and the US and is fluent in Hindi and conversant in French.