William M. Snyder is an avocat admitted to the Paris bar, with extensive international law firm and in-house legal experience. Educated at Northwestern Univ., College of Law of Univ of Toledo, Univ of Brussels (LLM, magna cum laude) and The Hague Academy of International Law. Taught comparative law at Univ of Paris. Has practiced law in Paris for 8 years. Previously worked for prestigious firms in Brussels and Ohio (also a member of the Ohio and Illinois bars). As General Counsel for industrial businesses of General Electric in Europe, he reorganised agent and distribution channels, led acquisitions and coordinated downsizing. Bilingual and a dual national (French - US), his practice covers all aspects of international business law.