Partner

Admitted to the Paris Bar Association in 1993

PRACTICE AREAS

Labour and Employment ››

Media/Communications/Advertising ››

Litigation ››

NEWS

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CONTACT

T +33 (0) 1 40 53 09 90

blitzler@sbl.eu

EDUCATION

EFB (Paris Bar Association Training Centre) (1992)

Université Paris II (1992): DEA (Advanced Studies Degree) in Criminal Law

Université Paris II (1991): Master’s in General Private Law with a specialisation in Criminal Law

Paris Institute of Criminology (1991): Certificate in Criminology

Université Paris II (1990): Bachelor’s in Private Law with a specialisation in Criminal Law

Paris Institute of Criminology (1990): Certificate in Criminal Sciences

LANGUAGES

French, English.

EXPERIENCE

Bénédicte LITZLER, Attorney at Law and Partner, has been registered with the Paris Bar Association since 1993.

After obtaining a Master’s in Private Law and a DEA in Criminal Law, she began her career as an attorney with a law firm where she immediately began developing a legal practice in labour and criminal law.

In 1997, she started her own firm while continuing her professional training by working alongside renowned attorneys on major sensitive cases.

In 2005, she partnered with Michel ZAOUI and significantly developed her business in labour law with corporate clients and assisted executives in the process of leaving their firm.
She then continued handling cases in press and criminal law.

In 2015, she joined the Schmidt Brunet Litzler firm as Head of the Labour Law Division.

PUBLICATIONS

Book: “Harcèlement moral au travail : comprendre et se défendre” (Psychological harassment in the workplace: understanding the issues and defending your rights), Editions Odile Jacob (February 2014)

Co-author: Anne-Françoise Chaperon, Clinical Psychologist and Consultant in the prevention of psychosocial risks in the workplace.

BUSINESS CASES

  • Has assisted many companies in their relations …

    …with their employees, advising them and preventing/handling litigation. She has focused in particular on developing a real working relationship with clients over the years, gaining extensive knowledge of their business, method of operation and expectations, and thus preparing appropriate and personalised responses to their needs.

  • She has handled cases of press law and defended journalists…

    …having for instance defended a national weekly newspaper for several years.

  • She has also maintained an individual client base…

    …assisting executives in particular in the process of leaving their firms.

  • She continues to handle cases of criminal law,…

    …and notably criminal labour law and assisting CEOs.