Stéphane de Navacelle

Stéphane de Navacelle

Université Paris X Nanterre (MIEJA II, 2003)
University of Chicago (LL.M., 2004)

New-York (2005)
Paris (2008)

French, English

Stéphane de Navacelle, a lawyer practicing in New York (2005) and Paris (2008), practices corporate litigation, predominantly in criminal law, internal investigations and compliance.

With over 15 years’ experience in investigations in France and abroad, led in part in connection with French, US or international organizations, Stéphane de Navacelle has developed an experience and methods to address complex matters involving composite organizations. He advises entities in rolling out and auditing ethics and compliance programs; as such he was appointed Independent Compliance Monitor pursuant to a Negotiated resolution agreement by a European group with the World Bank (2018-2019).

Member of the Paris Bar Council (2017-2019), Stéphane de Navacelle is Secretary of the International Committee, of the criminal-prospective subcommittee, member of the Ethics committee on professional secrecy (of which he was Secretary) and of the Ethics committee on conflict of interest; he served as Ethics investigator.

Stéphane de Navacelle was appointed Observer by the Prosecutor for the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR, 2009) in connection with cases sent to France, member of the board of directors of a French public interest Foundation (2010-2016) and Fellow of the American Bar Foundation (2016).

Stéphane de Navacelle graduated from the Université de Paris X – Nanterre (Maîtrise de droit & MIEJA, 2003) and the University of Chicago (Master of Laws LL.M., 2004).

Paris Bar – elected Member of the Paris Bar Council (Conseil de l’Ordre)
American Bar Association, Section of International Law – former co-Chair of the International Criminal Law Committee, vice-Chair of the Europe Committee and vice-President of the International Anti-Corruption Committee
American Bar Foundation – elected Fellow in 2016
International Bar Association – Member of the Anti-Corruption Committee, Business Crime Committee and Criminal Law Committee
International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA) – Executive committee member, Member of the Commercial Fraud, International Arbitration and Litigation Commissions
Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Association des Avocats Pénalistes – ADAP)
French Directors’ Institute (Institut Français des Administrateurs – IFA)
Transparency International France – Member of the working group “Capacity of the Judiciary”
Roxin Alliance – International network of independent legal professionals in white collar criminal defense and compliance