Johannes Jonas is head of the firm’s Paris office and has over 25 years of experience managing sophisticated corporate transactions for European and North American clients. His practice focuses on cross-border transactions and investments, mergers and acquisitions, employment law, and general commercial law.
Fluent in French, German, Dutch, and English, Johannes has extensive international experience. He maintains a significant base of clients worldwide, particularly in the automotive, life sciences, luxury goods, and technology sectors. Johannes is admitted to practice law in Paris, New York, and Germany.
Johannes has also volunteered for many years with not-for-profit organizations and currently serves on the Board of the World Scout Foundation. Prior to joining Cohen & Gresser, Johannes was a partner at Dentons (formerly Salans) in Paris. He also previously practiced in the New York and Paris offices of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton and the Frankfurt office of Bruckhaus Westrick Stegemann (today Freshfields).
University of Chicago Law School (LL.M. 1989); University of Munich (Dr. jur. 1987); IUHEI – Geneva, Switzerland (Certificate of European Studies 1983)
Paris; Berlin; New York State
Activities and Affiliations
Board Member, World Scout Foundation
Member, Verein Deutscher Juristentag